Sabrina Dent

Leadership Leads to Award

The Canadian Cancer Society awards Sabrina Dent from Port Hardy a Community Impact Award.

  • Apr. 26, 2015 7:00 a.m.

The Canadian Cancer Society, is pleased to award Sabrina Dent from Port Hardy a Community Impact Award for Community Leadership for the Vancouver Island Region.

Sabrina has been a volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society for over 10 years taking a leadership role in the Relay for Life Committee for both Port Hardy & Port McNeill and the Daffodil Campaign.

As a leader, Dent has motivated others to become involved with the Canadian Cancer Society through fund-raising, volunteering and businesses sponsor- ship.

Her enthusiasm has inspired and motivated others to participate in Relay For Life.

Deeply committed and accountable, Dent ensures all the T’s are crossed and I’s dotted.

Lisa Harrison has worked with Dent for over five years with the Relay for Life. They are also good friends.

Harrison notes, “Sabrina ensures the Relay for Life is successful each year because of her pas- sion and drive for the Canadian Cancer Society. Sabrina is an incredible mom, community volunteer and friend. I love working with her and can always count on her.”

Cindy Greenaway, from the Victoria office, described Dent as “a dedicated volunteer who is eager to tackle any campaign.

“She has devoted many hours as Relay Committee chair per- son to make sure the event experience is always enticing and fun for everyone involved including participants, cancer survivors and fellow volunteers.

“Sabrina is self motivated, embraces technology and is a very proactive person.

“I love working with her each year.”

The Award for Community Volunteer Leadership recognizes outstanding leadership by a volunteer.

The criteria includes: Consistently demonstrates excellence in accountabilities and responsibilities in area(s) of endeavour; Demonstrates innovation and vision within area(s) of endeavour to further the CCS mission; Acts as a role model and mentor and inspires others to accept leader- ship roles; Made a significant impact on the strategic goals of the Society through their contributions (time, energy, ideas); Consistently demonstrates Society values of: caring, courage, integrity and progressive in conduct and behaviour.

For more information please con- tact: Lisa Harrison, Community Giving Coordinator, North Island, 250-218- 7158 or lharrison@ bc.cancer.ca .

 

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