Nominees Announced for Men Who Make a Difference Awards Gala

Oakville, ON – The Women’s Centre has announced 20 nominees for the 1st Annual Men Who Make a Difference Awards Gala taking place March 26th 2014 at The Oakville Conference and Banquet Centre.

The exceptional men being considered for honours are: Leslie Baylis, Angus Coll Smith, Ron Couchman, Todd Courage, Trent Courage, David Foster, Kevin Flynn, Chris Giles, David Haslett, Judah Hernandez, John Howlett, Brad Kerr, Don Pangman, Tom Ormerod, John Sawyer, Ron Shantz, Dan Blackburn, Murray Etherington, Peter Wilson and Scott Graham.

“All of our 2014 nominees have made a difference in the lives of women and children by going above and beyond the call of duty as wonderful role models of kindness, leadership and compassion. The bigger picture is eradicating the cycle of violence. We will only be successful if men step up to the plate” says Melvina Walter, Executive Director of The Women’s Centre.

Tickets to attend this exciting evening are $65 and include a scrumptious dinner, silent auction and an address from Dr. Michael Kaufman who co-founded the international White Ribbon Campaign to end violence against women and children.

The Women’s Centre sincerely thanks the following sponsors who have made this event possible; The Personal (Desjardins General Insurance) – Gold Sponsor, Path Financial – Bronze Sponsor, Baicorp Financial Inc. – Bronze Sponsor, Zonta Club – Bronze Sponsor and JF Fabrics – Bronze Sponsor.

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