2023 United Way Calgary Bhayana Awards

Winners

Recipient Agency Award
David Kirby Calgary Distress Centre Partnership, Collaboration & Connection
Amber Qureshi Calgary Punjabi Community Health Services Partnership, Collaboration & Connection
Hiroko Nakao Calgary Momentum Partnership, Collaboration & Connection
Kim Brudrit Calgary Dementia Network Calgary (DNC) Partnership, Collaboration & Connection
Azita Afsharneiat Calgary Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association Partnership, Collaboration & Connection
Sarah Rosenfeld Calgary Calgary Counselling Centre (CCC) Innovative Leadership
Jessica White Calgary Calgary Seniors Resource Society Innovative Leadership
Bukola Ojemakinde Calgary Bridge to Oasis Foundation Innovative Leadership
Tara Selinger Calgary Community Hubs Initiative Innovative Leadership
Doreen Williams Calgary Circle of Wisdom Elders & Seniors Centre Innovative Leadership

 

Run of Show – 2023 United Way Calgary Bhayana Awards

Time: Length: What: Who:
10:30 am 45 mins Set-Up at Glencoe UWCA Staff
11:30 am 15 mins Guest arrivals and seating

*salads pre-set

11:45 am 5 mins Opening & Welcome

Introduction of United Way President & CEO

Emcee – Susan Brooke
11:50 am 5 mins Address from Karen Young

President & CEO, United Way of Calgary and Area

Transition to video of Raksha Bhayana

Karen Young
11:55 am 1 mins Transition and introduction to Raksha Bhayana (video) Emcee – Susan Brooke
11:56 am 5 mins Video from Raksha Bhayana

CEO & Co-Founder, Bhayana Family Foundation

Raksha Bhayana
12:01 pm 1 min Transition and introduction of Impact Speaker #1

Intro/background on Heather Innes

Emcee – Susan Brooke
12:02 pm 8 mins Impact Speaker #1

 

Heather Innes
12:10 pm 1 mins Transition to Lunch service Emcee – Susan Brooke
12:11 pm 10 mins Service of mains

No formal presentation during this time

Cue background music

Glencoe Club
12:21 pm 15 mins Announcement of Partnership, Collaboration & Connection Award recipients

Overview of award

Recipient names

David Kirby – Clinical Services Manager – Distress Centre

Amber Quereshi – Community Engagement Coordinator – Punjabi Community Health Services

Hiroko Nakeo – Financial Empowerment Manager – Momentum

Kim Brudrit – Collective Impact Lead – Dementia Network Calgary

Azita Afsharnejat – Program Coordinator – Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association

Rhonda Roth, Chief Impact Officer
12:36 pm 1 min Transition and introduction of Impact Speaker #2

Intro/background on Danisha Bhaloo-Shivji

Emcee – Susan Brooke
 
12:37 pm 8 mins Impact Speaker #2

 

Danisha Bhaloo-Shivji
12:45 pm 1 mins Transition to Dessert service Emcee – Susan Brooke
12:46 pm 10 mins Service of dessert + coffee

No formal presentation during this time

Cue background music

Glencoe Club
12:56 pm 15 mins Announcement of Innovative Leadership Award recipients

Overview of award

Recipient names

Sarah Rosenfeld – Associate Director of Counselling Initiatives – Calgary Counselling Centre

Jessica White – Manager of Volunteer Engagement & Igniting Neighbors – Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society

Bukola Ojemakinde – Executive Director – Bridge to Oasis Foundation

Tara Sellinger – Social Worker – City of Calgary – Community Hubs Initiative

Doreen Williams – Executive Director – Circle of Wisdom Elders & Seniors Centre

Rhonda Roth, Chief Impact Officer
1:11 pm 2 mins Thank you and Closing Emcee – Susan Brooke
1:13 pm N/A End of Event – guests depart
1:30 pm 30 mins Tear-down at Glencoe UWCA Staff

 

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