Inspiration 2015! Celebrating with Music, Travel, Dance and Writing!

Inspiration 2015 will be a fun and inspiring evening.¬† Mags Magazine and Gems of Saint Lucia will be hosting¬†you personally.¬† You will be¬†inspired by our special guests. Join us for this special event on December 18th, 2015. Venue:¬† St. Anthony's Banquet Hall Time:¬† 7:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.¬† Refreshments and drinks will be served. Tickets:¬† $25.00 You can book your ticket on¬†Eventbrite¬† Nubia¬†Cermano:¬†Nubia is a settlement worker with the Catholic Centre of Immigrants.¬† She is very well known and respected in the community for having a heart of gold, a home which is always open and enough that can always be shared. Music is her soul and if you know Nubia, you would most likely know her as a musician as well. ""I love music.¬† It is my life.¬† If I am sad, I listen to music.¬†¬† I think that if people knew what music can do for¬†the soul, we would all cope better with the stresses of life."" She is one of the most caring individuals you can meet and delights in helping others over come their challenges.¬† Every Friday afternoon, you can find her teaching dancing classes at the Catholic Centre of Immigrants. ""Let us dance the sadness away instead of crying about it."" The Executive Director from Catholic Centre for Immigrants describes her as:¬†""She is a hidden gem in our midst. Thank you for shining a bright light on her many gifts."" Lisa Anna Palmer:¬† Lisa¬†will be ¬†sharing her insights about leaping out of her comfort zone to make her dreams come true. She is a contributing author to the collaborative Amazon bestseller ‚Äú365 Ways to Connect with Your Soul,‚Äù with her entry entitled ‚ÄúLeap Towards Your Dreams! Since launching Cattelan Palmer Consulting in 2011, Lisa Anna Palmer has helped hundreds of people as a Certified Passion Test¬Æ Facilitator, career and leadership coach, and workplace consultant. She is dedicated to helping people live passionate lives and create aligned careers that work for them and doing her part to make the World a better workplace. She is also the author of the upcoming book entitled, ‚ÄúLight a Fire in Their Hearts: A New Leader‚Äôs Guide to Igniting Employee Engagement.‚Äù She also developed a program entitled ‚ÄúMy Next Career Move,‚Äù for post-docs and scientific professionals. Lisa believes in giving back to the community and volunteers at the World Skills Employment Centre and was recently asked to join the Ottawa Chapter of the Women in Leadership as Program Leader for Mentorship and Inclusion. Lisa is sharing her insights about leaping out of her comfort zone to make her dreams come true. She is a contributing author to the collaborative Amazon bestseller ‚Äú365 Ways to Connect with Your Soul,‚Äù with her entry entitled ‚ÄúLeap Towards Your Dreams!             Nile Groove, an accomplished Ottawa-based and culturally diverse 6-piece Reggae, R&B, and Funk band have been burning up the music scene with its distinguishable sound and style, performing fresh, energizing, and infectious original and cover music since its 2012 beginnings, live and on the airwaves. Following the recording and production of their debut single¬† ‚ÄúWithout You‚Äù released in 2014, and their full-length debut album ‚ÄúUncovered‚Äù released in 2015, Nile Groove is on the rise as their music has gone global. ¬†Featured as ‚ÄúArtists to Watch‚Äù in the 2015 April-June edition of Boston-based Skope Magazine, featured in numerous interviews and live performances on the airwaves including CBC Radio, CKCU FM, CHUO FM, and global satellite radio stations worldwide, this versatile band continue to groove top regional festivals, special events and community events, private functions, and legendary nightlife live music venues. Inspired by legendary Reggae, R&B, and Funk artists while making its own unique mark in their genre fusing elements of Ska, Soul, and Pop with Reggae Funk, and R&B, Nile Groove continue to show its talent and prove that they are indeed a true groove machine.¬† Hani Rached:¬† Business Owner, Paradise Auto Repair 2004 Inc. (Hani is far left on the picture with his team) ‚ÄúI have been in business for many years. I have never had to advertise. On a weekly basis, I get a new customer and I have been able to maintain my old customers.‚Äù Hani runs a full service garage on 825 Campbell Avenue Ottawa with a multi-cultural staff. In the same way that he never advertises, he has also never had to recruit mechanics formally. ‚ÄúRecruitment by word of mouth is better. All of the people whom I have hired have been referred to me by friends and customers.‚Äù His five staff are from Lebanan, Iran, the Philippines and Canada. He also has a female mechanic on staff which makes him feel happy to embrace gender equality. He takes great care to treat his staff and his customers respectfully so that the work environment is healthy and positive. Look out for who will be¬† Earth Angels tomorrow night! Thanks to all our sponsors.¬† We truly appreciate your support!         See you tomorrow evening! Love, Magdalene"

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