Women Of Excellence Awards
5:30 p.m. Thursday, November 16th at the World Trade and Convention Centre
The Progress Women of Excellence Awards takes place each November. Hosted by the Canadian Progress Club Halifax Cornwallis 2017 marks the 28th year of this prestigious event! This annual fundraiser, hosted in support of Phoenix Youth Programs, is the only one of its kind in the Province and has raised well over $1 million to date. This year it takes place on Thursday, November 16th at the World Trade and Convention Centre starting at 5:30 p.m. This year our keynote speaker will be Olympian Karen Furneaux.
It honours 7 inspirational women who play an important role in our community. Women at the pinnacle of their professions are recognized in the following categories: Arts and Culture, Communications/Public Affairs, Education and Research, Entrepreneur/Innovator, Health Sport and Wellness, Management and the Professions and Young Woman of Distinction.
Through honouring these women, Progress Club not only raises vital funds, but also works to increase Phoenix’s profile in the community. This evening helps to restore hope and dignity to the lives of youth who need a second chance. All proceeds of this event support Phoenix Youth Programs in our community.
Nominations are now closed. You can purchase tickets to join us at the event.
There will be a reception starting at 5:30 pm, during which you can check out the silent auction or visit the champagne bar, followed by a dinner with entertainment including the Phoenix Community Choir and the Maritime Dance Company, then the awards ceremony. This is an evening you won’t want to miss.
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