The Rev. John C. Holland Awards of Excellence is coming of age, with a new team full of enthusiasm and new ideas as we embark on our 21st Year!!!
Join us on Saturday, February 25th, 2017, inside the beautiful Grand Central Ballroom at LIUNA Station, when we will culminate Black History Month with a celebration of Black Excellence.
The following are gala event ticket prices
General Admission: $55.00
Children (12-17): $40.00
Family Pak: $170.00
VIP Ticket: $100.00
VIP Table of 8: $800.00
We would like to take this opportunity to thank the hundreds of friends, family, educational institutions, colleagues, businesses and acquaintances who have helped make the first 20 years a resounding success.
We are especially grateful to the businesses and individuals who have been our sponsors for the event over the years. We hope that we can count on your continued support, while we call on others to join us to partner with us through sponsorship, most specifically for the youth scholarship. "A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste".
The Rev. John C. Holland Awards were established in 1996 as a part of Hamilton Sesquicentennial celebrations. An initiative of the Hamilton Black History Committee, these awards serve to recognize the significant contributions of African Canadians to our entire community.
Our Planning Committee is led by Marlene Thomas-Osbourne, Founder & Chair, along with incoming Co-Chair Kathryn Crooks. We have amazing advisors: Doreen Johnson, Eleanor Rodney, along with our other Committee Members: Reuben Abib, Kimberley Bayne, Shamso Elmi, Heather Greaves, Jeff Holland, Sajah Stiller, Chanelle Thomas , and Shawn Washington-Purser.
Our media sponsors are:
The Hamilton Spectator
Hamilton Community News
For more detailed information, please visit www.johnhollandawards.com