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Newcomer awards

The County of Simcoe hosted the fifth annual Newcomer Recognition Awards on Thursday night at the Tangle Creek Golf & Country Club. Developed to recognize community leaders who purposefully take action to enhance the lives of newcomers in Simcoe County, award recipients are nominated by their peers through an open nomination process. In the front row are, from left, Community Champion Award recipient Gayle Hall and Ranjit Sandhu, Welcoming Work Environment Award, Contact’s Bradford Works. In the back row, from left, are: Marketing & Outreach Award, Bridge Translations; Immigrant Entrepreneur Award, Kunal Patel; Culturally Diverse Workplace Award, CR-Systems; Multiculturalism Through Education Award, Michael Agema; Immigrant Youth Award, Marvin Patani; Immigrant Artist,  Manpreet Sing Saini; Immigrant Mentor Award, Yongzhong Liao; and Multicultralism Through Education, Georgian College Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism Department (not shown). MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

The County of Simcoe hosted the fifth annual Newcomer Recognition Awards on Thursday night at the Tangle Creek Golf & Country Club. Developed to recognize community leaders who purposefully take action to enhance the lives of newcomers in Simcoe County, award recipients are nominated by their peers through an open nomination process. In the front row are, from left, Community Champion Award recipient Gayle Hall and Ranjit Sandhu, Welcoming Work Environment Award, Contact’s Bradford Works. In the back row, from left, are: Marketing & Outreach Award, Bridge Translations; Immigrant Entrepreneur Award, Kunal Patel; Culturally Diverse Workplace Award, CR-Systems; Multiculturalism Through Education Award, Michael Agema; Immigrant Youth Award, Marvin Patani; Immigrant Artist, Manpreet Sing Saini; Immigrant Mentor Award, Yongzhong Liao; and Multicultralism Through Education, Georgian College Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism Department (not shown). MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

The County of Simcoe hosted the fifth annual Newcomer Recognition Awards on Thursday night at the Tangle Creek Golf & Country Club.