Lloydminsterite Joem Weinkauf is one of the nominees for an award from the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan or MCoS.
Weinkauf is of Filipino heritage and is in line for the 2023 Leadership Award. The recognition is given to an adult who has made significant contributions to the multicultural community, says MCoS in a statement.
Joem and her husband Darren were recently saluted with the Downtown Business of the Year accolade for their Brighter Horizon Financial Services, by the Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce.
Also nominated in the category are Giri Sankar of Regina and Darlene Stakiw of Yorkton.
Other award categories are Multicultural Youth Leadership and the Leading Together
Award to recognize work with long-term impact towards reconciliation, say event organizers.
The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 1 p.m. at Wanuskewin and will be led by Lt. Governor Russ Mirasty.