Annual General Meeting 2015

On Monday, September 28th the Multicultural Council held its Annual General Meeting -AGM and Volunteer/Sponsor Appreciation Party at the All Saints’ Anglican Church of Canada.

The first part of the evening was reserved for the AGM which showcased achievements of the organization throughout the year. The second part included honoring and celebrating volunteers and sponsors.  This was a chance to say Thank You to all those who have helped the MCC runs its programs and offer services as well as special events such as: Herb Gray Gala and the most popular ethno-cultural festival in Windsor Essex, Carrousel of the Nations.
Mike Kakuk from AM800 emceed the event. The appreciation party was also a chance to thank our Sponsors:
  1. AM 800 CKLW (Carrousel & Gala)
  2. Cogeco Cable (Carrousel & Gala)
  3. CTV (Carrousel & Gala)
  4. The Windsor Star (Carrousel & Gala)
  5. Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. (Carrousel & Gala)
  6. Windsor Family Credit Union (Gala)
  7. BASF Canada ( Carrousel)
  8. PepsiCo. (Carrousel)
  9. TD Canada Trust (Carrousel – Children’s Village)
  10. McDonald’s (Carrousel)
  11. Collavino Group of Companies (Gala)
  12. HGS Limited (Gala)
  13. Liuna 625 (Gala)
  14. McTague Law Firm (Gala)
  15. Prestressed Systems Inc. (Gala)
  16. Snapd (Gala)
  17. Valiant Corporation (Gala)
  18. Windsor Laser Eye Institute (Gala)

As the Carrousel of the Nations celebrated its 40th anniversary, a part of the evening was dedicated for special  recognition of seven villages that participated in Carrousel for 40 consecutive years. Those villages are:

  • Caribbean Village
  • Chinese Village
  • German Village
  • Greek Village
  • Hungarian Village
  • Polish Village
  • Serbian Village – Grachanica

 

Following,  there was an acknowledgement of past and present Chairs and Co-Chairs. Their valuable leadership and hard work was crucial for a success of Carrousel throughout the years.  Joining us for the evening:

  • Anne Their
  • Anna Jurak
  • Irene Timko
  • Usha Jacob
  • Susanna Stark
  • Barb Bjarneson
  • Aruna Koushik
  • Kay Curtis
  • Pat Brough
  • Cameron Payne
  • Patricia Reid Crichton

Another important part of the evening was the announcement of 2015 Carrousel winners:

1st Place Greek Village
2nd Place Caribbean Village
3rd Place German Village

 

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