Gratitude Gala Awards 2012

Gratitude Gala 2012
September 20th, 2012
Cocktail hour at 6:00pm, dinner at 7:00pm
Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre, 340 Provencher Boulevard, Winnipeg

The gratitude Gala Awards is an annual gala started since 2011 with an objective of honoring and recognizing the contributions made by individuals, employers and organization in our community work into better the lives of refugees starting a new life in Manitoba, Canada.

The awards raised also awareness about the positives contributions that refugees welcomed in Manitoba are making in shaping Manitoba as a better place to live.

The four awards given to recipients are divided under:

  • Buntu: Person who has demonstrated leadership, dedication and a spirit of compassion in the areas of immigrant services and has made important contributions to enhancing the lives of refugees in Canada
  • Rafiki: An employer, government or non-profit organization that has made outstanding achievements in implementing diversity initiatives in the workplace or has made significant contributions by caring about refugees in Canada.
  • Nyota: A refugee between the ages of 14 and 24 who has made an outstanding contribution or significant achievement in one or more of the following areas: Academics, Arts & culture, Sports, Community & volunteer activities.
  • Malayika: A refugee who has achieved success in the creation or operation of a business in Manitoba.

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