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Welcome to the National Black Coalition of Canada – Edmonton chapter

Supporting all blacks in the Edmonton community, NBCC is the proud organizer of the annual Black History Month celebrations

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2017 INFORMATION AND EVENTS

BANQUET & AWARDS of EXCELLENCE – Saturday March 11, 2017

Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre, 11727 Kingsway Ave. Edmonton

Black History Month 2017 Edmonton – Annual Awards of Excellence Banquet

Nominate someone by downloading the form below!

»» download nomination form here: NBCC-Awards-Banquet-nomination.pdf

The National Black Coalition of Canada – Edmonton (NBCC) Banquet & Awards of Excellence recognizes and honours individuals or groups in Alberta, who have made outstanding contributions to our community and society at large.

The Banquet & Awards of Excellence started in 1982 as part of the Annual Banquet celebrating Black History Month.

Awards are named from by Black Role Models & or community organizations and are administered by a Committee established annually by NBCC.

Nominees, except for the Mary Burlie Award, must be Black Individuals or Groups that have been involved in specific projects, services, personal/academic achievement or performances.

The nominee selection committee in conjunction with the nominators may reclassify a nomination to a more appropriate category.   There is no age limit with the exception of the Youth Award as listed below.  Individuals and/or groups can be re-nominated annually in any category.

Black History Month Banquet & Awards of Excellence:

Chateau Louis Hotel: 11727 Kingsway Ave

Cocktails – 6:30 pm, Supper – 7:30 pm
Tickets – Adults: $50, Seniors & Youth: $40,
Children 12 & Under: $20, Children 4 & Under: 
Free
Award Categories:

Rosalind Smith /Professional & Business 
Professional – For exceptional & prolonged service individual/group from the Black Community working in any profession

Business – For exceptional & prolonged service individual/group from the Black Community owning/running a business.

Peter Sugarfoot Award

Individual/group from the Black Community for demonstrating excellence in athletics/& or sports performance


Clarence “Big” Miller Award

Individual/group from the Black Community demonstrating excellence in vocal or instrumental performances music composition or instruction


Fil Frasier Award

Individual/group from the Black Community for outstanding work in literary, performing and/or visual arts

James Bell Award

Individual/group from the Black Community for demonstrating personal achievement and courage against challenging odds


NBCC Youth Award

Individual/group from the Black Community For demonstrating academic excellence and/or delivering exceptional program/services in any area of the Black Community


Mary Burlie Award


Individuals or groups regardless of ethnic origin who are delivering effective programs and/or services to the Black Community & Community at large

National Black Coalition of Canada – Edmonton chapter

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