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Future Leaders Event To Honour Manitoba’s Best Young Talent Jan 26- Jordan Hochman and Gustavo Zentner nominated

Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 4, 2012 – The Future Leaders of Manitoba Council will host its 4th Annual Awards Reception at the Fort Garry Place on Thursday, January 26th, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. to recognize Manitoba’s best young talent. The event is organized by the Future Leaders of Manitoba Council, with the support of the Business Council of Manitoba, Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce and Manitoba Chambers of Commerce.
Last year there were over 500 people in attendance for the “All Manitoba” evening including local media and numerous Manitoba business and community leaders.
Awards will be given out in three categories: Business/Professional, Community Service and The Arts. There will be one winner for each category. The finalists in each category are as follows:
Jordan Hochman – Assistant Professor and Surgeon – Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Chris Hewitt – Partner and Senior Electrical Engineer – SMS Engineering Limited
Gustavo Zentner – President – InterPoc (International Point of Commerce Inc.)
Community Service
Jason Syvixay – Public Relations Advocate – Downtown Biz
Erin Bartlett – GenNext Manager – United Way of Winnipeg
Luciana Fernandez – Community EAL Programs Coordinator – Manitoba Labour and Immigration
The Arts
Kristie Sidwall – Artistic Ministry Director – Masterworks Dance Studio
Kale Bonham – Student in the After Degree Program in the Faculty of Education – University of Manitoba
Aisha Alfa – Life Coach, Motivational Speaker, Actor/Comedian – Alfa Life Coaching
The Future Leaders of Manitoba Council feels very strongly that the youth of our province should be recognized for both their outstanding achievements as well as their commitment to improving our province. “The Business Council of Manitoba is proud to support this initiative,” said Jim Carr, President of the Business Council of Manitoba and this years’ Honorary Chair.
Representatives from the Business Council of Manitoba, Winnipeg and Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, along with representatives from both local and provincial levels of government will be in attendance.
“The evening will celebrate Manitoba; but more importantly celebrate the next generation of leaders that value and advocate the professional and personal benefits of staying in Manitoba,”  said Andrew Kirk, President of the Future Leaders of Manitoba Council.  “We are so grateful for the support and guidance provided by the Business Council of Manitoba as well as both the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce and Manitoba Chambers of Commerce. Once again, we are absolutely amazed at the quality of some of the nominations. Our province has tremendous talent and we are so excited that this talent will be acknowledged on January 26th.”
The Future Leaders of Manitoba Council was formed in 2006. Members consist of a group of eleven young professionals who are committed to promoting Manitoba, recognizing the future leaders of the province and bringing together all facets of Manitoba living. Please visit the website:
To purchase tickets or for further information, please contact:
Gloria Blacklaw, [email protected]
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