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Immigrants of Distinction Awards Tickets Available

Calgary, AB, Wednesday, February 9, 2011 – Immigrant Services Calgary is pleased to announce that tickets for the 15th Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards Gala are now available. The Gala will take place on Friday, March 18, at 6:00 pm at The Westin Calgary. The Awards Gala will have approximately 600 guests in attendance, including representatives from all three levels of government, the voluntary sector, and the business community. Tickets are $100 each, or for $850 you receive a section of 10 tickets. Funds raised at this Gala will directly benefit children and families at Immigrant Services Calgary’s Mosaic Family Resource Centre.

For tickets please call 403-538-8358 or purchase online at

For the past 15 years, the Immigrants of Distinction Awards have celebrated the outstanding achievements and the positive contributions of immigrants to Calgary in the categories of Arts and Culture, Business, Community Service, Organizational Diversity, and Distinguished Professional. The esteemed Hadassah Ksienski Award, a recent addition, recognizes the lifetime achievement of leaders in the community dedicated to furthering diversity and helping immigrants. The Gala also recognizes organizations and businesses that strive to make diversity and inclusion a priority in their workplace, and highlights the achievements of immigrant youth through the presentation of youth scholarships.