Portfolio of Events
Special Olympic World Games / Collingwood,Ontario / Manager - Opening Ceremonies
The Special Olympic World Games acts as a catalyst for increasing awareness of people with intellectual disabilities.
Managed a 5000 athlete and patron event from 172 countries
In charge of 1500 volunteers, stage production, sponsor's reception, security and venue entertainment
Managed Famous People Players; Special on-site celebrities included Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Todd Brooker
This event was the largest multi-sport event world-wide at the time.
“The best run event of the Games.”
- Margo Bulmer, Chairperson
CIBC Run for the Cure (Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation) / Peterborough, Ontario / Co-Run Director
1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. The Canadian Breast Cancer
Foundation is a non-profit charity dedicated to saving lives through breast cancer research.
Managed fundraising, media relations, local sponsorships and volunteer management
- Executed all aspects of media with local television, radio and newspaper
- Organized teams and tracking donations
- Master of Ceremonies at event
The CIBC Run for the Cure has increased to 60 cities and again will be the largest volunteer one-day event across Canada.
"Achieved $153,000 in revenue, making Peterborough & the surrounding areas, the highest-ranking event of the year."
There are over 20,000 children and young adults in Ontario with physical disabilities. The goal since
1922 has been to help them address life’s challenges and achieve their goals.
Responsible for all corporate events and local sponsorships
Managed sales team to develop sponsors for the Annual Telethon Event
Executed all signature events in schools and retail outlets
Easter Seals Foundation / Peterborough, Ontario / Event Coordinator – Corporate
"We raised the highest revenue goal in 30 years - $216,000!"
Heart & Stroke Foundation / Peterborough, Ontario / Event Manager – Corporate
For over 60 years, Heart and Stroke has been dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke through awareness and research. Heart and Stroke has saved thousands of lives and improved the lives of millions.
Responsible for managing all corporate events and obtaining sponsorships
Developed new streams of revenue from corporations in the community
In charge of special events and media coverage. Signature Events included, Big Bike, Heart for Hearts and Jump Rope for Heart