Rise Awards 2019 Dinner Gala
In 2003, the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers began the tradition of celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of newcomers, immigrants, Individuals and local organizations for their commendable service to building strong communities through social, cultural and economic development.
Newcomers form the foundation to support a stronger community. The RISE Awards aims to recognize newcomers, businesses, employers and social serving organizations who demonstrate outstanding commitments to creating a more welcoming and inclusive community for all.
The RISE Awards Gala is an inspirational and memorable evening enriched with culture, incredible live performances, a signature multi-cultural buffet and outstanding award presentations to our most distinguished community members.
5:00pm – 6:00pm Cocktail Reception, Photobooth & Live Music!
6:00pm Guests seated for Dinner & Awards Program
8:30pm Event Ends
Nominations – ARE NOW CLOSED!
Event parking is available on the NORTH PLAZA (right off 116 avenue entrance)
Tell the parking attendant you are with the RISE AWARDS
Semi-Formal & Cultural
- Cocktail reception with passed beverage & appetizers
- Featured cultural artists and musicians performing throughout the evening
- Incredible multi-cultural buffet featuring Halal, vegetarian & vegan options
- Award presentations to successful recipients
- Photobooth fun!