Margaret Trudeau is coming to Surrey next month to host an event honouring women in business.
On Thursday, March 9, the Surrey Board of Trade will hold its eighth annual Surrey Women in Business Awards Luncheon.
The event recognizes the huge community contributions of women in the business community.
Trudeau, mother of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is the keynote speaker for the event.
Also the former wife of former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, she has become an icon in Canada, and is well-respected for her work as a mental-health advocate.
She tirelessly shares her personal stories to remind others of the importance of nurturing the body, mind, and spirit. She is also the proud mother to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
The Surrey Board of Trade has also released the names of the finalists in the Women in Business Awards.
Noel Asmar – Noel Asmar Group Inc.
Leanne Cordeiro – Salon Cordeiro
Galia Shukr – Prestige Performance Consulting Ltd.
Mandie La Montagne – The Intueri Group
Parminder Mann – All Care Counselling
Sonia Virk – Virk Viyas & Associate Lawyers
Judy Krawchuk – Sophie’s Place/Child Development Foundation of BC
Dr. Noreen Simmons - BC Family Hearing Resource Society
Louise Tremblay – The Semiahmoo Foundation/Semiahmoo House Society
Dona Hurry – Mansonville Plastics Group of Companies
Marian Maletta – Westminster Savings
Emily Taylor – Surrey City Development Corporation
Paola Ardiles – SFU/Bridge For Health
Alice Sundberg – Surrey Poverty Reduction Coalition
Jen Temple – Trademark Group
The awards luncheon will be held Thursday, March 9, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, 15269 104 Avenue.
Admission: $55 +GST each, $550 + GST for a table of 10