Selkirk & District Community
The Selkirk Friendship Centre
Awards Banquet 2007
Jonasson, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors
of Ceremonies, Jack Jonasson, welcomed honored guests, Board
Members past and present, friends and relatives, to cocktails,
a beautiful dinner, and a wonderful night of fellowship and
appreciation for the achievements of 6 excellent programs.
our Co-host the Selkirk Friendship Centre, the Selkirk &
District Community Learning Centre is pleased to honor our
long term programs; Job Quest - Career Services, Interlake
Employment Services, and the Lord Selkirk Learning Centre
- and our new programs Neeginan Institute of Applied Technology,
Herzing College, and the Selkirk Friendship Centre's Partners
we have gathered to celebrate the achievements of 14 participants
in these programs. The support and encouragement shown to
the participants has assisted in their journey to this point,
but by far each and everyone has overcome and persisted to
reach their goals.
you to our musicians " A Taste of New Orleans "
for the wonderful entertainment of the evening.
you to our sponsors, PGR Systems, Cathedral Group and the
Government of Manitoba.
you to our Partner, Selkirk Friendship Centre.
you to Andrew Malazdrewicz, our Keynote Speaker.
Speaker, Andrew Malazdrewicz,
Director of Herzing College
welcomed everyone and shared some of his thoughts and own
experiences with the audience. He thanked everyone for listening
and coming out to celebrate this special evening to honor
all the award recipients.
award is a Lasered Glass Lamp made by Innovative
Laser Works. The glass has a picture of a tree growing
and the Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre logo
and the Selkirk Friendship Centre logo and Cathedral Group
logo (Our Sponsors) engraved into the glass along with the
recipients names. There are 12 different colors of light that
can go with any colored room.
Keppler, Program Manager
Keppler presented the success story of each of the award recipients,
while the beautiful laser engraved lamps were presented by
each of the Program Facilitators to their recipients.
of Achievement Award Winners
Selkirk Learning Centre
Clinic Office Assistant Program
Institute of Applied Technology
Educational Assistant Diploma Program
Friendship Centre -Partners for Careers
Remarks by Karen Keppler
big Thank you to Patty Eggleston for coordinating the Achievement
Awards Banquet evening.
will continue to strive to bring new programs to our learning
Centre, as it is clear that a learning centre in Selkirk is
needed and appreciated by our wonderful students and our loyal
staff. I don't have time to thank them often enough, A big
Thank you to everyone who works at the Selkirk Learning Centre.
are so proud of our award winners and we thank you all for
joining us tonight and celebrating the successs of the Selkirk
Learning Centre and the Selkirk Friendship Centre clients,
innovative organizations and outstanding individuals!
again to our sponsors, PGR Systems, Cathedral Group and the
Government of Manitoba.
you to the Selkirk Banquet Staff for the wonderful meal and
thanked Karen Keppler, our Program Manager at the Selkirk
Learning Centre, for being the Awards Presentation Speaker
of the evening and providing the audience with the success
story behind every recipient. Jack asked that everyone stand
and give Karen and Alvin Keppler a big hand of applause to
thank them for their dedication and devotion to all our programs
they bring to our centre, they should be recognized for all
of their hard work.
Keppler, Patty Eggleston, and Alvin Keppler
Selkirk & District Community Learning Centre
Selkirk Friendship Centre
wish to express their gratitude to the sponsors
of our Centre, our Programs and
to our Musicians;
Taste of New Orleans
to everyone who donated door prizes!
A Big Thank You TO All