STRIVE Young Professionals Group announces 2nd Annual Awards Gala


Sault Ste. Marie, ON –The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce’s, Strive: Young Professionals Group, is proud to announce the second annual Algoma Visionary Awards(AVA) Gala. On January 11th, 2019  at the Grand Gardens North, Strive will be recognizing up to 20 individuals for their incredible efforts to achieve greatness in leadership, community engagement, professional achievement, volunteerism, and mentoring in our community.

Current Chair of the Strive Executive, Ashlee Gerard spoke of the event: “The
inaugural Algoma Visionary Awards Gala hosted in January 2018 was a great success. We received over 100 nominations and were able to recognize 20 exceptional local influencers from a wide variety of industries and backgrounds. It was incredible to see the camaraderie  of our young workforce.”

“The Strive YPG Executive is looking forward to the 2ndAnnual Algoma Visionary Awards and have been actively engaging the community to nominate co-workers, colleagues and friends who have gone above and beyond over the past year. We are passionate about recognizing the difference young professionals are making in our community.” she said.

Please go to Strive’s website for more details on the available awards, and to nominate a deserving individual.

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, the official Strive AVA Gala Sponsorship Package can be downloaded HERE. Tickets go on sale December3,2018.Tickets cost $65 per ticket, or $500 per table of 8.If you are interested in becoming a Strive Member, please visit Strives website.

Membership fees are $40 per year, starting the day you register.

The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce: Strive, Young Professionals Group was developed through the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce to respond to a gap in
representation for young professionals within the community of Sault Ste. Marie and
surrounding area.
Strive aims to assist young professionals between the ages of 19 and 40 who are seeking
meaningful professional development initiatives, networking opportunities, community
interaction and participation as well as creating opportunities for recognition.
Keep up to date with Strive: Young Professionals Group on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.