The Red Deer & District Community Foundation recently revealed the nominees for the 13th annual Women of Excellence Awards Gala. Joy Cavin is one of the nominees from the town of Olds. She is nominated in the Community Building category.
Joy Cavin from Olds is nominated for a 2020 Women of Excellence Award in the Community Building category.
The Red Deer & District Community Foundation revealed the nominees for the 13th annual event on Tuesday, May 5th.
Cavin is co-chair of the group Local Women Unite, she is council chairperson with the Holy Trinity Catholic School council, plus she organized a fundraiser for local athlete and Olympic hopeful Rachel Andres.
She has been involved with the school council since her kids started in pre-kindergarten.
Cavin says the award nominees represent a large Central Alberta area including Red Deer.
The other 5 nominees from Olds are: Carol Johnston in Arts, Culture & Heritage. Andrea Hawiuk in Community Building. Valerie Norman in Education and Training. Dr. Jody Carrington in Health and Wellness. Along with Raelynn Notley in the Human Services category.
The Women of Excellence Awards Gala will take place on June 13th and it will be held this year via a Zoom video conference.
Cavin is thankful that the Red Deer & District Community Foundation has figured out a way to still hold these awards and recognize the women. She says it is going to be different, but it is still going to be amazing.