The Virtual V-Oscars by Volunteer MBC – Peel Region’s Annual Volunteer Recognition Awards, presented by Maritime Ontario, streaming live on April 21st, will have highly acclaimed media personality and community leader Jake Dheer (pictured left) returning as emcee. The V-Oscars is a magnificent star-studded event in which not-for-profit organizations in Peel celebrate their outstanding volunteers in a unique awards show experience.
Joining Jake Dheer on stage as co-hosts are youth advocates Zahra Sina and Charlton Sinclair. Pre-eminent Ukrainian women’s choir Vesnivka, the sensational Central Peel Regional Strings, and Dynasty Dance Company’s Competitive Team will be performing. Tickets are free for all, and available at bit.ly/voscars2022.
“We couldn’t be happier to welcome Jake Dheer, one of Canada’s most valued volunteer champions, back to lead this celebration,” affirms Carine Strong, Volunteer MBC’s Executive Director. “With his panache and genuine love for people, he can turn every occasion into a memory for life. The feted volunteers and all V-Oscars viewers will be in for a treat.” Volunteer MBC would like to thank all the individuals and organizations that make this V-Oscars edition possible by generously contributing their time, expertise, and financial or in-kind donations.
|Award sponsors and supporters||Award category|
|Brampton Brick Limited||Hazel McCallion Power of Giving Award|
|Lois Rice||Lois Rice Lifetime Volunteer Achievement Award|
|Pallett Valo LLP||Bonnie Yagar Award for Outstanding Board Leadership|
|The Co-operators||John Huether Award for Volunteer Excellence|
|BTI Brand Innovations||Leader in Volunteer Engagement Award|
|Rotary Club of Brampton||Helping Hands Award – Brampton|
|OASSIS Benefit Plans||Business Vitality Award – Mississauga|
|Town of Caledon||Business Vitality Award – Caledon|
|Arno Ilic||Business Vitality Award – Brampton|
|Peel Children’s Aid||Foundation Family VolunTree Award|
|DoGood Fundraising||Newcomer Gem Award|
|Jim Waechter||Continuum of Care Award|
|Perera Family||Youth Lead by Example Award|
|Kenneth O’Driscoll||Leader of Tomorrow Award|
Volunteer MBC fuels purposeful connections between thousands of Peel residents and hundreds of community service organizations to respond to our community’s most pressing social issues. Visit www.volunteermbc.org for more info.
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