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Gemma receives the Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Award for distinguished community service

Montreal, October 25, 2011 — On Saturday, October 22, at the St. James Club in downtown Montreal, Gemma Raeburn-Baynes was among a trio of remarkable women who have gone “above and beyond the call of duty” in contributing to the improvement of their communities, and of the English-Speaking community of Quebec.
Recognized by the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), Raeburn-Baynes received the Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award in the presence of her family, many friends and supporters.

 

Three Quebec women honoured for outstanding contributions to the vitality of English-speaking Quebec

The Chronicle-Telegraph
The Quebec Community Groups Network is pleased to announce the winners of the third annual Sheila and
Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Award which celebrates individuals who have gone above
and beyond in contributing to the vitality an dunderstanding of English-speaking Quebec.This year’s 
laureates are an outstanding trio of women: Aline Visser, Gemma Raeburn-Baynes and Joan Ivory.

Celebrating those who have gone above and beyond

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is pleased to announce the winners of the third annual Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award which celebrates individuals who have
gone above and beyond in contributing to the vitality and understanding of English-speaking Quebec. This year’s laureates are an outstanding trio of women: Aline Visser, Gemma Raeburn-Baynes, and Joan Ivory.

 

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Joan Ivory, Gemma Raeburn-Baynes and Aline Visser honoured for outstanding contributions to the vitality of English-speaking Quebec

MONTREAL, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011 – The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is pleased to announce the winners of the third annual Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award which celebrates individuals who have gone above and beyond in contributing to the vitality and understanding of English-speaking Quebec. This year’s laureates are an outstanding trio of women: Aline Visser, Gemma Raeburn-Baynes, and Joan Ivory.
“Faced with sensationally well-qualified nominees the jury had an impossible task,” commented QCGN Past President and Jury chair Linda Leith, who noted the winners are all examples of people who are truly committed to their communities. “The QCGN is delighted to be in a position to honour three remarkable women who have made a difference to the lives of English-speaking Quebecers.”

 

Save the date: Goldbloom Awards ceremony to be held at venerable St. James Club on October 22

Just two more weeks: Deadline for Goldbloom Award nominations fast approaching (Deadline: August 19)

On October 22, 2011, the QCGN will celebrate a handful of exceptional individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the vitality of Quebec’s English-speaking Community during the third annual ceremony for QCGN’s Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Awards. The ceremony will be held at the venerable St. James Club in Montreal, an institution of the English-speaking community of Quebec.

There are still two weeks left to nominate individuals for this prestigious community service award that rewards individual who have demonstrated leadership and commitment as a volunteer or as a professional in their chosen field of endeavour. Contributions can be in any and all regions of Quebec and in any field from business to academia; from youth to seniors; from health and social services to arts and culture; and any other area such as heritage, the environment and sports.

More details on the award on how to nominate candidates can be found on the QCGN website at /2011-goldbloom-awards/

You can also contact us at info@qcgn.ca

QCGN seeking nominations from the English-speaking Community

The Sherbrooke Record – On June 17, the Quebec Community Groups Network launched the official
call for nominations for the 2011 edition of the QCGN Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award. 
Launched during the kick off of the QCGN’s 15th anniversary celebrations in 2009, the award was instituted to honour individuals like Mrs. Sheila and Dr. Victor Goldbloom who have gone above and beyond in contributing to the vitality and understanding of our community. 
The deadline for nominations is August 19. More details on the award on how to nominate candidates can be found on the QCGN website at /2011-goldbloom-awards/. The 2011 Goldbloom Awards will be presented during a celebration of Quebec’s English-speaking community in Montreal on October 22.

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Reminder: You have until August 19 to put forward candidates for the 2011 Goldbloom Award

On June 17, the Quebec Community Groups Network launched the official call for nominations for the the 2011 edition of the QCGN Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award.

Launched during the kick off of the QCGN’s 15th anniversary celebrations in 2009, the award was instituted to honour individuals like Mrs. Sheila and Dr. Victor Goldbloom who have gone above and beyond in contributing to the vitality and understanding of our community.

Mrs. Goldbloom, who was on hand for the award launch in June, encouraged individuals and organizations to celebrate community leadership by bringing forward worthy candidates.

The awards will be judged by a Blue Ribbon Panel of outstanding Quebecers that will include past winners and past judges. The jury will consider a number of factors including the impact of the nominee’s contributions as well as the breadth and impact of their work. 

“Candidates for the QCGN’s distinguished community service award should have demonstrated

leadership and commitment as a volunteer or as a professional in their chosen field of endeavour,” noted QCGN President Linda Leith, during the official launch of the award at the QCGN Members Convention in Montreal.

Contributions can be in any and all regions of Quebec and in any field from business to academia; from youth to seniors; from health and social services to arts and culture; and any other area such as heritage, the environment and sports.

The deadline for nominations is August 19. More details on the award on how to nominate candidates can be found on the QCGN website at /2011-goldbloom-awards/.

The 2011 Goldbloom Awards will be presented during a celebration of Quebec’s English-speaking community in Montreal on October 22.

QCGN seeks candidates for 2011 Goldbloom Awards

Montreal, June 17, 2011 – The Quebec Community Groups Network is once again seeking individuals who have made significant contributions to the vitality of the English-speaking community of Quebec for the 2011 edition of the QCGN Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award.
“Candidates for the QCGN’s distinguished community service award should have demonstrated leadership and commitment as a volunteer or as a professional in their chosen field of endeavour,” noted QCGN President Linda Leith, during the official launch of the award at the QCGN Members Convention in Montreal on June 17. Contributions can be in any and all regions of Quebec and in any field from business to academia; from youth to seniors; from health and social services to arts and culture; and any other area such as heritage, the environment and sports. Read more…

Find more details about the Award at www.qcgn.ca/goldbloom/