The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is pleased to bestow its sixth annual Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Awards on James Hughes, Eric Maldoff and Marjorie Sharp, three individuals who have improved the lives of English-speaking Quebecers both as dedicated volunteers and in their professional careers. Read press release here.
The Goldbloom Award, which honours individuals who have gone above and beyond in contributing to the vitality and reputation of the English-speaking community and who have built bridges of understanding between Quebecers of different backgrounds, was created by the QCGN in 2009.
The Goldbloom Awards will be presented during a community recognition evening at Montreal’s St. James Club on Thursday, October 23. The evening, which begins with a cocktail at 6 p.m., will be hosted by Mutsumi Takahashi of CTV Montreal and will include entertainment by comedian/musician Lorne Elliott. To reserve your ticket online, click here.
Door prizes for the event will include a round trip for two aboard Via Rail Canada’s world renowned Ocean between Montreal and Halifax. All on board meals as well as on board sleeping accommodations in a cozy cabin for two are included along with access to VIA’s Park car featuring 360 degree panoramic views of some of the most spectacular scenery in the country.