Event: A Celebration of the Human Spirit
Friends and fans gathered together merrily to enjoy good food, a silent auction, inspiring speeches, and fun music at the fundraiser for Sofia Tchernet-ski and her dream of becoming a Canadian Olympian.
Eggs Oasis Crowfoot sponsored the venue for A Celebration of the Human Spirit and donated a portion of the food sales of the night to Sofia. In addition, the servers that night volunteered their time!
The event patrons had a chance to participate in a silent auction filled with prized goodies, ranging form apparel accessories to sound systems, with all proceeds going to support Sofia’s Olympian dream.
Mrs. Jamaica Globe, Tia Green, made a special appearance at the event to show her support. Although she was not able to attend the event, Mrs. Calgary – TJ Anderson sent a letter of admiration and support.
The night ended off with singing performances from Sofia and her teacher, Kate Lauchlan.
Shawnee Harle is the only basketball coach in Canada that has achieved National Coaching Certification Program Level V and currently serves as the Director of Coaching Development and Technical Director of Basketball Alberta. She says, “Just because you want it doesn’t mean you get to have it … Winners don’t spend a lot of time thinking and dreaming …they take action and make sacrifices “.
Jon McMurray AKA McFee LCP, has fused his incredible skills in free-skiing and stunts into his career as a performer. He believes that “the happiest, most fulfilled people are the people pursuing their passion … When you have a fulfilled person living their purpose, you have this infectious personality that’s going around making other people happy and blessing the whole world”.
Kyle Nissen started freestyle skiing when he was nine years old and has become a World Cup Champion and a two time Olympian. One of his biggest lessons was to never leave things up to chance. “You just have to keep working harder and harder and harder.”
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