Shakti Society announces recipients of the 2015 Shakti Awards

13 Annual Shakti Awards Gala-April 10, 2015- PosterSHAKTI Society on Wednesday announced the recipients of the 2015 Shakti Awards. The women were nominated by their peers, family and friends. They have been active in the community and are role models in their category, consistently demonstrating the spirit of Shakti.

The following are the Shakti Award recipients of 2015:

Honorary Shakti Award of Excellence: Vicki Waters. Also the keynote speaker.

Academic Achievement
Shakti Award of Excellence: Annie Ohana
Shakti Award: Sonia Lachar

Artistic Achievement
Shakti Award of Excellence: Neeraja Aptikar
Shakti Award: Mamta Jal Setia

Athletic Achievement
Shakti Award of Exellence: Bindi Mackoruk Bains
Shakti Award: Karima Essa

Business and Entrepreneur
Shakti Award of Excellence: Raj Arneja
Shakti Award: Neesha Hothi

Public Service Award
Shakti Award of Excellence: Gurbax Deo
Shakti Award: Amneet Athwal

Resilience Award
Shakti Award of Excellence: Sim Sandhu
Shakti Award: Sujata Jobanputra

The 13th Annual Shakti Awards will be held on Friday, April 10 at the Aria Banquet Hall at 12350 Pattullo Place, Surrey. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

The evening will be hosted by media personality, CKNW talk show host Maureen McGrath.

Tickets can be purchased from Kamal‘s Video at #103-8268 120th Street, Surrey, and Main Video at 6615 Main Street, Vancouver.

Phone Sonia at 604-307-8796 or Paulie at 604-351-8981 for tickets. They accept Visa and MasterCard for purchase over the phone.