Awards celebrating diversity return March 3

Tickets are now on sale for the 14th annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards

The 2017 Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards feature keynote speaker Tamara Taggart.

Tickets are now on sale for the 14th annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards.

The evening recognizes best practices of organizations and individuals that embrace the diversity in the community, and will feature an ethnically diverse dinner buffet and local entertainment.

This year the awards welcome Fred Lee, Vancouver’s ‘Man Around Town,’ as emcee and Tamara Taggart, weekday anchor of CTV News at Six, as the guest speaker sponsored by the University of the Fraser Valley.

Taggart has focused more than 20 years of volunteer effort on health care, the well being of children and people with disabilities.

The awards ceremony will take place on Friday, March 3 at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre, 36035 N Parallel Rd., with doors opening at 6 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased by contacting Patricia Driessen at 604-308-5673, or visit the Abbotsford Community Services office at 2420 Montrose Ave.

The event is presented by Abbotsford Community Services in partnership with Mission, and Chilliwack Community Services as well as the Langley New Directions English Language School.

More information about the event may be found at: http://www.abbotsfordcommunityservices.com/CDA.