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in Manitoba, Canada

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Creative Foundation 20th Anniversary Fundraising and Award Gala

The Ceative Foundation, an organization that is dedicated to Investing in Future Leaders will host its 20th anniversary fundraising and award gala on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at the Holiday Inn, Pembina Hwy from 6:30 -  9:30 Pm.

The celebration will feature a posthumous tribute to the late artist Dr. Leo Mol. Dr. Mol supported the Creative Foundation in 2002 with his inpiring keynote address and later provided advice to the organization for several years. Yisa Akinbolaji, founder of the Creative Foundation, and past-president of the Maniotba Society of Artists (2001-2003) who first met Dr. Mol's in 2000 will present the tribute.There will also be a guided tour of the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden for invited international guests on September 18 at 10:30 am. The tour is to make the guests become familiar with Dr. Mol's works before the tribute.

Three distinguished individuals will be given the Creative Foundation Life Mentor Award: Idowu Akinde, a professional Software Team Coach and Blockchain Architect; Tanmay Bakshi, the world's youngest IBM Watson Programmer, 15-year-old author, and well-known TEDx Talk presenter; and Dr. Tito Daodu, a Calgary-based Surgeon, educated at the University of Manitoba.

The Special Guest of Honour of the occasion is the Lt. Gov. of Manitoba, Hon. Janice C. Filmon. Tanmay Bakshi will present a keynote address on Artificial Intelligence at the ceremony and a 2-day workshop for high school students on the 19th and 20th of September.

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