Kootenay Game Changer nominees announced
From the Columbia Valley to the Elk Valley: Game Changing community members
will be honoured at Awards Gala on September 22.
Kootenay Game Changer nominations have been closed and nominated individuals, groups, and organizations have been contacted. All of the nominees will each be honoured at the September 22nd Gala at the St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino, with one nominee from each category receiving special acknowledgment.
The Kootenay Game Changer Awards are a collaboration of local media (e-KNOW, Cranbrook Townsman, Kimberley Bulletin, Fernie Free Press, Total Country B104, 102.9 The Drive, GO Cranbrook, GO Kimberley, and Fernie Fix Magazine) to honour individuals around the Kootenays.
Each nominee will be treated to dinner at the St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino, thanks to a Gipman Kitchens & Cabinetry and the many local business sponsors; as well as St. Eugene graciously hosting the event. Guests will enjoy a Kootenay style dinner served by St. Eugene Executive Chef, Aaron Day; while they enjoy the musical talents of local musician Darin Welch.
The Kootenay Game Changers Gala is on September 22, at the St. Eugene Resort.
HEALTH & WELLNESS GAME CHANGER
Sponsored by Peak Family Dental Centre
Abi & Mike Moore
EDUCATION GAME CHANGER
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PROTECTIVE SERVICES GAME CHANGER
Sponsored by Pacific Coastal Airlines
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FOOD & AGRICULTURE GAME CHANGER
Sponsored by Cranbrook Flooring Ltd.
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Fernie Fresh Food Share
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ARTS & CULTURE GAME CHANGER
Sponsored by ʔaq̓am First Nation
Cranbrook Multicultural Society
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FIRST NATIONS GAME CHANGER
Sponsored by Teck Coal Ltd.
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Sponsored by Tipi Mountain Eco-Cultural Services Ltd.
SPORTS & RECREATION GAME CHANGER
Sponsored by Isaac Hockley Real Estate
Key City Gymnastics
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