About CPC Halifax Cornwallis
The Canadian Progress Club Halifax Cornwallis (CPC Halifax Cornwallis) is a committed group of volunteer women totally focused on helping those in need in our community since 1988. The Halifax Cornwallis chapter is one of the most active and successful Progress Clubs in Canada. We are proud to support Phoenix Youth Programs, HomeBridge Youth Society, Alice Housing, Adsum House and Nova Scotia Special Olympics locally, and Canadian Special Olympics nationally.
25/04/14 – Pacifico NightClub
Tickets available shortly
Our Signature Event:
25/04/14 – WTCC
Each year we honour Women of Excellence during our elegant awards dinner at the WTCC. This event raises funds for Phoenix Youth. Phoenix is a long-term shelter for homeless and at-risk youth. We are celebrating our 25 year in 2014. The Progress Women of Excellence event has raised more than $1,000,000 for Phoenix.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE
2013 PROGRESS WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE AWARD RECIPIENTS
Arts and Culture
Kim Hendrickson – Premiere Entertainment Group
Shauntay Grant – Writer – Author-Spoken Word Performer
Lia Rinaldo – Devour! The Food Film Fest
Communications and Public Affairs
Mary Lynk – CBC Radio
Patty Baxter – Metro Guide Publishing
Theresa Rath – Halifax Regional Police
Education and Research
Dr Jill Chorney – IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University
Dr Ramona Lumpkin – Mount Saint Vincent University
Lt Commander Paula Jardine – Canadian Forces Naval Engineering School/Halifax Department of National Defence
Entrepreneur and Innovator
Julia Rivard Dexter – Norex.ca/Pursu.it/Swell
Jessica Bowden – Teens Now Talk Magazine
Linda Brigley – Spirit Spa Inc.
Health Sport and Wellness
Karen Furneaux – I Promise Performance Incorporated
Michelle Kempton – Heart and Sole Running Club and United by Running Inc.
Joan Helson – Sisu Women’s Self Defence
Management and the Professions
Paula Bond – Capital Health
Cheryl Hodder – McInnis Cooper
Sarah Devereaux – Dillion Consulting
Young Woman of Distinction
Emma Cochrane – Masters Student
Thank you to our Event Sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor – BMO
Gold – CBC, The Chronicle Herald, Sobeys School of Business
Partners in Progress – C100, Eastlink
Silver – AVW-TELAV
Bronze – Pandora, Blossom Shop, Porter, HalCraft Printers, Willow Esthetics Boutique, ParkLane, McFarland’s, Boyne Clarke & WTCC
Friends of Progress – AP Reid Insurance, LuluLemon, Pizza Pizza, MetroTransit, TD Bank, Sharon Ward Graphic
”The WOE Awards Gala presents an opportunity to recognize the significant contributions to community made by women in diverse fields of endeavor”.
“It is a time to celebrate women’s accomplishments, gather together a cadre of women leaders and further inspire community engagement, strengthening the fabric of our province.
Honourable Myra A.Freeman, CM, ONS
Honourary Chair of the
Progress Women of Excellence Awards Gala
View the 2013 Nomination package here: (watch here for the updated 2014 package)
2013 WOE Nomination Package.pdf