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The Mamdani Arts Leadership Award created to honour the “unsung heroes” on volunteer boards – Nominations open until November 30, 2018

With the help of Strategic Group, Calgarians can now honour the volunteer board members that help our local arts and culture organizations thrive. The new Mamdani Arts Leadership Award is now open for nominations and will be given to an exceptional individual at the Mayor’s Lunch for Arts Champions.

“Volunteer board members are often the unsung heroes of our arts and culture organizations in our community, and this award is our chance to honour them for their expertise and commitment,” says Riaz Mamdani, founder and CEO of Strategic Group.

The Mamdani Arts Leadership Award recognizes an arts volunteer board member who goes above and beyond to support the logistics, programming, operations and or culture of the organizations they choose to support. The award is named after the Mamdani family—champions of Calgary’s arts and culture sector.

Calgary’s arts and culture sector thrives because it has smart, passionate and committed individuals leading the arts organizations that make our community and city great. At Strategic Group, we know that a strong arts and culture sector is essential for a strong community and economy.

Strategic Group is proud of our continued support for the annual Mayor’s Lunch for Arts Champions. Together, we continue to nurture a circle of arts champions that are dedicated to building a thriving, growing and sustainable arts and culture sector.

To learn more about the award or if you know a volunteer arts leader that should receive this award, please nominate them by November 30, 2018.