What a perfect way to kick off the holiday season! This year’s 26th annual Phoenix Holiday Luncheon had it all; an inspirational story from Phoenix youth, Rae, beautiful music performed by the Phoenix Community Choir, special guest Meaghan Smith and a festive three-course lunch. The Phoenix Holiday Luncheon is a way to celebrate the joy and hope of the season with friends, family, colleagues and clients.
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by: Executive Director, Tim Crooks
1987 was the year when Aretha Franklin was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Rick Hansen completed his Man in Motion world tour, the ‘loonie’ was minted and an agreement was reached on NAFTA. It was also the year that five community-minded Haligonians and St. Paul’s Home decided to trust the magic of new beginnings. Thinking back to this decision 30 years ago is both humbling and motivating.
RBC believes strongly in the importance of investing in young Canadians and vibrant communities. This summer they launched the #Make150Count campaign - a unique, feel-good initiative to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. RBC gave $150 to thousands of youth across the country with no strings attached and encouraged them to do something great with it. Rae, a Phoenix youth, was among those selected.