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In an effort to celebrate outstanding mentors in our community, Big Brothers Big Sisters will be hosting their third annual Inspire Mentoring Awards on Thursday, November 7th. This inspiring and fun-filled evening is taking place at 6:30pm at the Delta Marriott Saint John and will bring together stakeholders from business, non-profit and government sectors to celebrate and recognize the importance of mentoring in our community.
“Mentoring relationships are critical to our success, mental health and well-being.”, said Laurie Collins, Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saint John. “The Inspire Awards is an opportunity to thank and celebrate those in our community who positively impact the lives of others by encouraging education, supporting those in employment and/or in leadership positions, helping build stronger social networks, promoting volunteering and giving back to charity.”
The Inspire Awards will celebrate the mentoring achievements of the 2019 recipients:
– Inspire Imagination: Janice MacMillan
– Inspire Leadership: Deborah Fisher
– Inspire Community Spirit: Don Darling
– Inspire Youth: Isaac McLellan
– The JAMES K. IRVING Lifetime Distinction in Mentoring Award: Derek Oland
• We are very excited to have CBC’s Harry Forestell as the event Emcee and Mr. J.K. Irving as the Honorary Chair.
• Former MLA, Jack Carr will be joining us as our guest auctioneer for the live auction you won’t want to miss.
• Entertainment will be provided by Nicole & Nick Constantineau, 2018 Country Star Winner.
• Visual Artist, Penny Heather is designing this year’s awards. Each sculpture will be a unique design.
• The event includes a large variety of appetizers and desserts and will take place at the Delta Marriott Saint John.
Please visit www.sjmentor.eventbrite.ca for more information or to purchase tickets.