NEW GLASGOW – There will be glamour, flair and celebration when Glen Haven Manor hosts its own Oscars celebration tomorrow.
The celebration will take place in the Meadow Mist Dining Room. The brain child of Glen Haven Recreation, the “Oscars” were inaugurated in 2011, held for six consecutive years and are viewed among Glen Haven’s most cherished memories.
“Our Oscars are hallmarks of the Glen Haven Manor spirit and sense of family and community that have provided lasting memories that are forever stamped upon our hearts,” says CEO Lisa M. Smith. “We are thrilled to be bringing back this cherished event for our residents and staff.”
The awards will be presented to residents and also recognitions given to staff with three nominees in each category. Voting has been taking place the past two weeks leading up to the event
This year’s awards and nominees are as follows:
- Apprentice Award – an engaged new resident who seeks to be embraced by the Glen Haven Manor family: Allan Fulton, Tawnya Jack, Jill McIntyre
- Guiding Light Award – promotes and protects fellow residents through tenure and influence: Melanie Bruhm, Doris Fleury, Linda Mayo
- Visionary Award – promotes bright and creative ideas to achieve success: Mary Coady, Nancy Marshall, Lillian Rourke
- Effervescent Award – a sparkling and uplifting personality: Donald MacKay, Linda Mayo, John Swift
- Sassy Lassie/Sassy Lad Award – quick witted, entertaining and whimsical: Mary Coady, Cheryl Lynds, Fran MacDonald, Lillian Rourke
- Moxie Award – possesses strength of mind to carry on despite personal obstacles: Melanie Bruhm, Tony McKinnon, Ed Morrison
- Healthy Lifestyle Award – selects healthy choices to maintain well-being and personal health: Logan Chisholm, Tawnya Jack, Lillian Rourke
- Safety Champion Award – committed to maintaining and promoting a safe home environment: Melanie Bruhm, Phyllis Harvey, Linda Mayo
- Lights/Camera/Action – aspired to perform before the camera: Melanie Bruhm, Fred Gunn, Peter Lawton
- Inspiration Award – encourages others to be their personal best: Nancy Marshall, Lillian Ross, John Swift
- Apprentice Award – An engaged new recruit sharing fresh ideas while embracing the wisdom of others: Riley Fraser, Matthew Gerrior, Alain Mpenzi
- Guiding Light Award – promotes, protects and mentors colleagues through one’s own experience and influence: Marcy Barkhouse, Ashley Curtis, Theresa Dewar
- Visionary Award – promotes bright and creative ideas to achieve success: Maggie Jamieson, Cory MacDonald, Janet Wright
- Effervescent Award – a sparkling, energizing and uplifting personality: Katie MacFarlane, Kelly Richards, Gwen Savage
- Sassy Lassie/Sassy Lad Award – quick witted, entertaining and whimsical: Marcy Barkhouse, Darlene Izzard, Gwen Savage
- Moxie Award – possesses strength of mind to carry on despite personal obstacles: Jenny Baird, Vicki Cyr, Heather Marr
- Healthy Lifestyle Award – selects healthy choices to maintain well-being and personal health: Theresa Dewar, Rhonda Gammon, Stephanie Henderson
- Safety Champion Award – committed to maintaining and promoting a safe work place: Gordon MacIntosh, Roxanne Miner, Daniel Swain
- Lights/Camera/Action – aspires to perform before the camera: Cory MacDonald, Barry Pothier, Shierra Singh
- Inspiration Award – encourages others to be their personal best: Lori Caughey, Gwen Savage, Janet Wright
Hosts for the Glen Haven 2020 Oscars, Lesley Anne Sobey and Henderson Paris, are sure to delight the nominees and audience with their charm and warmth. It is guaranteed there will be awe inspiring nominees and recipients, grand entrances on the red carpet, stunning fashion, chic hairstyles, beautiful high-end decor, lots of bling and plenty of comradery and team spirit.
Ms. Oscar will be recreation programmer Nicole Blackwood who will pass the envelope to the guest hosts and the Oscars to presenters Heather Shepherd, Darlene MacNeil, Pauline Marks, Darcy MacDonald, Janice Jorden, Christine MacFarlane, Miranda MacKenzie, Maureen Connors, Kim Davidson, and Evie MacMillan. Red carpet correspondents will be Elizabeth (Liz) Paris and Kim Dickson.
The awards presentations will be videotaped and live streamed throughout the building by RavenMedia while photographer Valerie Chabassol will also be on hand to capture the memorable occasion.