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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Regina & Area 29th Annual Business Dinner – Presented by PTI

The Impacts of Mentoring in the Business Community

Successful people never reach their goals alone. The theme of the evening will revolve around how mentorship is a phenomenon that no one is immune to and how its fundamental principles are applicable to not only the youth we serve, but is also one of the key driving forces behind any successful business model.

 

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To purchase your corporate table click here

The Evening Includes:

Cocktails: 5:30

Take the opportunity to meet our keynote speaker Murad Al-Katib, while enjoying appetizers and complimentary open bar.

Dinner and Program: 6:30

Enjoy dinner with a keynote speech from Murad Al-Katib. The evening will also include a fun twist on the popular Deal or No Deal game show featuring a “bald Howie Mandel” impersonator, door prizes and much more.

Keynote Speaker: Murad Al-Katib

Murad Al-Katib, President and CEO of AGT Food and Ingredients Inc., is the guiding visionary in all aspects of the business, while also serving on the Board of Directors. As a strong financial and strategic business thinker, he is also able to anticipate and mitigate risk in the international trading and commodities markets. Murad completed his MBA, then worked in trade promotion for the Government of Saskatchewan. In 2001, he founded Saskcan Pulse Trading, providing the nucleus for AGT. Since then he has grown AGT into a world leader in the production of value-added pulses, staple foods and pulse ingredients for markets around the globe. This Canadian start-up originating in Saskatchewan, is now a global billion-dollar company.

Murad has served on the Boards for the Canadian Special Crops Association and Pulse Canada. He was the Chair of the Advisory Board for Small and Medium Enterprise, for the Canadian Minister of International Trade. Murad proudly served as a panel member for the Government of Canada’s renewal of Canada’s Global Commerce Strategy and for the Advisory Committee for the Review of the Canada Transportation Act for the Minister of Transport. Currently, Murad serves on the Board of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and is the Chair of Economic Development Regina.

Murad has been the recipient of a number of prestigious awards including the 2017 “Oslo
Business for Peace” Foundation Honouree, the 2017 Ernst and Young “World Entrepreneur of the Year” Award after being named 2016 Ernst and Young “Canadian Entrepreneur of the
Year” and “Prairie Entrepreneur of the Year”. He also received the 2016 United Nations
Association of Canada “Global Citizen Laureate” Award, a placement on the PROFITGuide
Magazine’s “30 Most Fabulous Entrepreneurs of the Past 30 Years” list, the Globe & Mail
“Canada’s Top 40 under 40” as well as the Western Producer’s list of “44 Innovators Who
Shaped Prairie Agriculture”.

8th Annual Kinsmen Sports Celebrity Dinner

8th Annual Kinsmen Sports Celebrity Dinner and Auction

We are excited to announce the upcoming Sports Celebrity Dinner with Special Guests Anthony Calvillo and Dennis Hull. It will be a fun-filled night of excitement. We can’t wait to see you there! For more information please visit here

When: February 9, 2017 @ 5:30pm

Where: Conexus Arts Center, Regina

Presented by: Partner Technologies Inc.

The event will benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Regina.

Individual event tickets are available for $300, with corporate table sponsorships available for $2,000. For more information or to purchase tickets go to www.queencitykin.com or by contacting any QCK member.

For more information contact:

Les Francis
Chair, 8th Annual Kinsmen Sports Celebrity Dinner presented by Partner Technologies Inc.
306-209-7120
les.francis@rbc.com

Partner Technologies launches “Brooksy Bucks for Big Brothers Big Sisters”

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Regina and the Regina Pats are very pleased to announce the official launch of the Partner Technologies “Brooksy Bucks for Big Brothers Big Sisters” program. The launch will coincide with the return of the Pats 20-year old captain Adam Brooks from training camp with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Just when we thought we couldn’t cheer any louder for our beloved Regina Pats, Partner Technologies Inc. (PTI) just had to give us one more BIG reason to go crazy every time Adam Brooks scores a point. PTI continues to be such a big deal to Big Brothers of Regina, and we could not be more proud of them for powering mentoring programs in their community.

Brooksy Bucks will be accumulated throughout the season on a basis of $100 for each regular season point and $250 per playoff point (if applicable) achieved by Brooks. Fans can follow along with a running total throughout the season on the Brandt Centre videoboard, ReginaPats.com/BrooksyBucks and with the in-arena signage, found on the front panel of PTI’s club seating box, on the west side concourse.

Another Record Broken: 28th Annual Business Dinner Success

frank-odeaWhat an evening!! Another record was hit on October 7th with over $60,000 raised that will go towards youth mentoring programs in Regina. Big heart felt thank you to Scotiabank for presenting this evening. At the end of this special night, there was no one who left that room anything short of inspired. We were super fortunate to have Frank O’Dea share his powerful journey and message of hope, vision and action with us. Thank you to Michelle Ferris for sharing your story with us, and our journey together. It’s this type of impact that fuels our movement from top to bottom and left to right. It’s this type of impact that inspires us to want to reach as far as we can, day in and day out. It truly does take a village. Thank you to our community for wanting what we want for tomorrow. Thank you to the staff, the volunteers, the mentors, the board of directors, the partners, the strangers who show up and just drop off sporting event tickets, the donor who wrote us a cheque for 10 dollars, and the other donor who wrote us a cheque for $10,000. It all matters a great deal, and it all makes what we are accomplishing as a village, really special. Lastly, thank you to all of the youth that we have the privilege of serving. It is you who inspire us all, and it is you who will change the world tomorrow.

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28th Annual Business Dinner

Frank O'DeaThe Impacts of Mentoring in the Business Community

Successful people never reach their goals alone. The theme of the evening will revolve around how mentorship is a phenomenon that no one is immune to and how its fundamental principles are applicable to not only the youth we serve, but is also one of the key driving forces behind any successful business model.

Corporate Tables of 8 are $1500.00

To book your corporate table, please contact Leah Barnard at leah.barnard@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca or by calling (306) 757-3900 extension 2

The Evening Includes:

Reception: 6:00 – 7:00

Take the opportunity to meet our keynote speaker Frank O’Dea, while enjoying complementary appetizers.

Dinner and Auction: 7:00 – 10:00

Enjoy dinner with a keynote speech from Frank O’Dea. The evening will include live and silent auctions.

Keynote Speaker: Frank O’Dea

As a young man, Frank O’Dea was a homeless person, living on the streets, panhandling
for nickels and dimes. Today, he is a celebrated business person.

Best known as a founder of The Second Cup, he also was involved in founding a number of other successful international businesses and not-for-profits. These include Proshred Security, War Child Canada, Street Kids International and the Canadian Landmine Foundation.

He has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada and two Canadian universities have awarded him honorary degrees. This is an inspiring story of resilience and triumph in the face of adversity, which is also recounted in his best-selling book “When All You Have is Hope”. Mr. O’Dea’s most recent projects include YP-IT Data Inc, a remarkable
social enterprise that taps into Canada’s widely under-employed youth workforce.

Frank O’Dea shares his story of Hope, Vision & Action