Tiger Jeet Singh Honoured with Leadership Award
Oakville, ON – On Saturday April 20th the Halton Multicultural Council held their 3rd Annual Fundraising Gala and Community Leadership Award Ceremony. This year the Council honoured Mr. Tiger Jeet Singh of the Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation with presenting him the Community Leadership Award for his humanitarian work and philanthropy.
“I truly feel honoured and I am so grateful to HMC for presenting me with this award today,” said Tiger Jeet Singh, but the credit really belongs to all of our wonderful volunteers and partners that support the Tiger Jeet Singh Foundation. I would like to share this award with three of my guests that have accompanied me here tonight, Troy Newton and my son’s Tiger Jr. and Garry Hans, who is also a Detective Constable with Halton Regional Police.”
“The highlight of the evening was honouring Mr. Tiger Jeet Singh and his fabulous community contributions,” said Kim Jenkinson of Halton Multicultural Council. “Congratulation Mr. Singh from HMC, we appreciate the great leadership you and your Foundation have shown in the community.”
“I’m always filled with great pride and it gives me goose bumps whenever somebody else recognizes my father,” said Tiger Jeet Singh Jr. “On behalf of my Father and our Foundation, we would like to convey our gratitude to Mayor Gord Krantz of Milton, Mayor Susan Fennell of Brampton along with their respective city staff members plus Jennifer Laughton, VP Development at McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton for providing their wonderful support in hosting our Foundation’s annual charity events Miracle on Main Street in Milton & Hamilton during the month of December and TigerFest in Brampton on Canada’s Day.”
The 2013 HMC Gala was one of the prestigious award ceremonies the Region has seen in a while. In attendance to offer their congratulations to Tiger Jeet Singh were Mayor Gordon Krantz of Milton, MP Terence Young who also presented Tiger a special certification from the Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, The Honourable Jason Kenney, PC, MP along with MPP Kevin Flynn and many members of Oakville City Council.
Over 300 guests enjoyed an evening filled with performances from various cultures including – African Drumming by Akwabe Cultural Exchange, Do Kon Daiko Japanese drumming, award winning Bhangra dance performers Nachdi Jawani , Latin dancer Katherine Adrainzen and Halton Region Chinese Canadian Association Lion Dancers.
The Halton Multicultural Council went all out this year and everyone in attendance seemed to have really appreciated the event.