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Shelly Smith-Hines

is the new director of development with the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. She is responsible for leading and maximizing MTC's development team and revenue programs, while maintaining active and productive relationships with donors, sponsors and volunteers. Smith-Hines has a broad fundraising, marketing, communications and public relations background, having worked at the Folk Arts Council of Winnipeg, Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba, University of Manitoba, MS Society of Canada and most recently at Bell Media.



Imperial Properties,

recipient of Winnipeg's award for Top Property Management Firm of 2013, has named Nkala Kitoti as its newest property manager. A graduate of the Condominium Management/Real Estate program of the illustrious National Business School in Paris, France, Kitoti has spent her professional career providing expert property-management services to a wide range of owners. She has worked for some of the biggest names in the industry, including Nexity Saggel Property Management, France's largest property management firm.



Manitoba eHealth

along with their project partners were recognized at this year's GTEC Gala and Award Ceremony for the eChart Manitoba Project. EChart Manitoba received the award for Excellence in Collaboration. This award recognizes outstanding achievement by individuals or teams who have demonstrated collaboration among two or more departments, government organizations, private organizations and/or levels of government. The award also acknowledges the project's accomplishments in the sharing of knowledge and resources, the building of consensus in the delivery of integrated government services to citizens or businesses, and the use of applications, social media or other collaboration tools to facilitate these partnerships.


Selkirk BIZ (area Chamber of Commerce)

recently held its annual Business Awards evening. Congratulations to the following recipients: Customer Service -- Rosanna Sternat CGA (Selkirk); Community Spirit -- Selkirk Record (Selkirk); New Business of the Year -- Shelemy Arborist Services & Residential Wood Heating (St. Andrews)

Business of the Year -- Harry's Foods (St. Andrews); Woman Entrepreneur of the Year -- Mary-Jane Feeke (Benjamin's Gourmet Foods in Selkirk)



Learning Forward Manitoba

has selected its 2013-14 board: Debra Radi, president; Joan Zaretsky vice-president; Elaine Lochhead, secretary; Lia Baksina, Kim Campbell, Terry Price, Teresa Yestrau, directors.


The South Winnipeg Family Information Centre

is pleased to announce Trish Robinson as new executive director. Newly elected board of directors for 2012/13: co-chairs, Cam Grier and Pamela Sersun, treasurer, Gillian Thornton. Members: Sherri Pierce, Anna MacMahon, Tom Ens, Benjamin Kingdon.


The National Council of Jewish Women of Canada

has elected its new board of directors: Debbie Altow, secretary (Vancouver); Paula Frisch, vice-president (Toronto); Ronnee Alter, vice-president, (London, Ont.); Marni Besser, president, (Calgary via Skype); Debbie Wasserman, treasurer (Toronto); Dianne Glass, immediate past president (Winnipeg).


Kiwanis Club of Winnipeg Inc.

has selected its board of directors for the 2013-14: president, Norman Velnes; past president, Bruce Berven; secretary, David Bailey; treasurer, Jodi McLean. Members: Dr. Terry Hidichuk, Jim Bell and Matthew Berven.


The Winnipeg branch of the Canadian International Council

has elected a new board of directors for the 2013/14 year at its annual general meeting: Nicholas Hirst; Original Pictures -- president; Anna Maria Magnifico, International Affairs adviser -- vice-president; Cameron Derksen, Ethero Events & Management, secretary; Choloe Chapple, Manitoba Association for Rights & Liberties, treasurer; Amalia Zurzolo, Université de Saint-Boniface -- program chairwoman; Buzz Currie, retired -- member at large; Brad Kirbyson, Consulate of the United States Winnipeg -- member at large; Joel Marion, Menno Simons College -- member at large.

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Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition October 15, 2013 B9

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