PPGJLI's 3rd Annual Community Celebration Promises Fun, Awards, Games
"We'll be presenting our Excellence in Education Awards to five people in recognition of their outstanding contributions and service to the community in promoting education and planting the seeds of change," said Tyner.
The Community Celebration highlights local educators and is a fundraiser for the organization's youth education project. An awards program will be held and attendees can participate in a free book giveaway, activity booths, and a variety of games. A silent auction will be held featuring prizes from local businesses within the Twin Cities area and beyond.
Individuals that will be honored this year are: Terese Shimshock, principal of St. Peter Claver Catholic School; Nathaniel Khaliq and his wife, Victoria Davis, civil rights leaders; Kathleen Ismail, founder and president of the Ghana Scholarship Fund; and Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen, professor at St. Catherine University.
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Admission for the 3rd Annual Community Celebration is $10 and tickets are now available for purchase online. The event is truly a celebration of community and leadership that brings together individuals from all walks of life, recognizing the potential in everyone and the greatness that lives within.