2020 Nova Scotia Invisible Champion Awards


Recipient Agency Award
Felicia Nadine Brown-Colley (deceased) Nova Scotia/Halifax East Preston Day Care/FRC Invisible Champion
Dr. Heather Rudderham Nova Scotia/Halifax Eskasoni Mental Health Services Invisible Champion
Lisa Deyoung Nova Scotia/Halifax Viola’s Place Society Invisible Champion
Myrene Keating-Owen Nova Scotia/Halifax LEA Place Women’s Resource Centre Invisible Champion (C)
Nancy Thurston Nova Scotia/Halifax Maggie’s Place Family Resource Invisible Champion (C)
Patricia Neves Nova Scotia/Halifax NS Association for Community Living Invisible Champion (C)
Saida Gazie Nova Scotia/Halifax Veith House Invisible Champion
Colleen MacIsaac Nova Scotia/Halifax The Bus Stop Theatre Co-op Invisible Champion
Gina Jones-Wilson Nova Scotia/Halifax Upper Hammonds Plains Community Development Association Invisible Champion
Kalkidan Gebre Nova Scotia/Halifax Women’s Wellness Within Invisible Champion
Michelle Mallette Nova Scotia/Halifax Adsum for Women and Children Invisible Champion (C)
Tova Sherman Nova Scotia/Halifax Reachability Invisible Champion (C)
Wanda Hill Nova Scotia/Halifax YWCA Halifax Invisible Champion
Autism Nova Scotia Nova Scotia/Halifax Invisible Champion (C)
Dartmouth Seniors Service Centre Nova Scotia/Halifax Invisible Champion (C)
East Preston Empowerment Academy Nova Scotia/Halifax Invisible Champion
Public Good Society of Dartmouth Nova Scotia/Halifax Invisible Champion
GameChangers902 Nova Scotia/Halifax Invisible Champion
Tri-County Women’s Centre Nova Scotia/Halifax Invisible Champion
Halifax Refugee Clinic Association Nova Scotia/Halifax Invisible Champion (C)

Note: The pandemic led to Special Covid Awards being designated. If awarded, they are marked with a (C) in the Table above.


Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Venue: Province House and various venues virtual event
Remarks: Hon. Premier Stephen McNeil
MC: Former Lt. Governor Myra A. Freeman CM ONS MSM
Awards Presentation: Sara Napier, CEO, United Way Halifax
Attendees: Senators Hon. Frances Lankin, Hon. Linda Frum, Hon. Robert Black, Hon. Kim Pate, MP Hon. Andy Filmore,Hon. Gary Burrill, Leader of the NDP, MLA Susan Leblanc, MLA Tim Halman. Hon. Margaret McCain

Autism NS receiving their trophy

Game Changers 902 sharing their trophy on Instagram with a powerful caption
Recognizing Nova Scotia’s Invisible Champions

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