First Nations Role Model evening coming up

The First Nations Role Model nominees will be honoured and 2017 candidates crowned Tuesday, June 6.

The 2016 First Nations Role Model nominees will be honoured and recognized and the new 2017 role models crowned during a ceremony and dinner taking place Tuesday, June 6 in the Marie Sharpe Elementary School gymnasium.

The ceremony begins at 4 p.m. with an honour song and introduction of the role model nominees, presentations and speeches, followed by the announcement and crowning of the 2017 male and female First Nation Role Models.

The First Nations Role Model program is sponsored by School District 27 and the First Nations Education Committee.

The school district and First Nations bands provide the feast.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

In order to prepare for the event people are asked to confirm the number of people attending in their group by calling David DeRose at 250-398-3822 or Tracy Hubner at 250-398-3836.

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