TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - For more than a decade the Scarborough Walk of Fame has been celebrating the community of Scarborough, recognizing high achievement and inspiring the leaders of tomorrow. On Thursday, October 18 the legacy continues. Join us as we induct the following stars into the Scarborough Walk of Fame Court:
Kardinal Offishall – Entertainer
Andy Donato – Political Cartoonist
Ann Buller – President and CEO, Centennial College
Bruce Kidd – Principal (retired), University of Toronto Scarborough
Domenic Primucci – Founder, Pizza Nova
Jean Kennedy Campbell – Community Advocate, Nurse, First Woman Chair of a college in Ontario
Rosa Chan – Community Advocate, Fundraiser, Chair of countless community organizations and committees
For the first time in the association's history, the Scarborough Walk of Fame Induction Event will take place at Centennial College's Event Centre at Progress Campus. Inductees and guests will enjoy first-class dining, hospitality and entertainment all curated by the college's outstanding hospitality staff and students.
Announcing the First Rising Star Award Recipients
2018 is the inaugural year for the presentation of the Scarborough Walk of Fame Rising Star Awards. The following young people will be honoured for their early accomplishments:
Ravicha Ravinthiran – A volunteer dedicated to empowering young women by fostering a passion for the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Ashley Rose Murphy – A public speaker who raises awareness around the world about HIV/AIDS and inspires people to harness their own strength to overcome obstacles in their lives.
Yasmin Rajabi – An active volunteer who established UTSC's first campus food bank and founded a non-profit that engages young women in politics and civic issues.
Delicia Raveenthrarajan – An author, musician, singer/song writer who speaks to audiences across North America on leadership and mental health and takes a lead role in helping WE.org to raise funds for communities all over the world.
The Scarborough Walk of Fame Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to celebrating community, recognizing achievement and inspiring future leaders. Each year, more than 20 million people pass through the Scarborough Walk of Fame Court, located in the Scarborough Town Centre. Countless numbers will pause to admire the stars and be inspired by their accomplishments.
Tickets for the Induction Event are $85 and can be purchased by contacting [email protected]
SOURCE Centennial College
For further information: Media contact: Sherri Somerville, Project Manager, Scarborough Walk of Fame, 300 Borough Drive, Suite 230, Scarborough, ON, M1P 4P5, 416-571-0028, [email protected]