Media Release — Manitoba’s Future is Looking Bright: Nine Finalists Are Announced

Media Release

Manitoba’s Future is Looking Bright | Nine Finalists Are Announced

Winnipeg, MB, November 26, 2018 – The Future Leaders of Manitoba (FLM) are proud to announce the finalists for the 2019 edition of these community awards. “We had so many impressive nominations again this year,” confirms FLM President Matt Erhard. “We feel the pride that Manitobans have in their communities and the champions who are making things happen in our province.”

This year’s finalists are:

Age 20-25 category

Mohammad Almaleki
Brenda Okorogba
Marika Schall

Age 26-32 category

Sarah Giesbrecht
Hannah Pratt
Jeff Adamson

Age 33-39 category

Paul Lacap
Sean Sylvestre
Amy Tung

Within the group of finalists, there are outstanding community members including advocates for affordable housing, access to education, and opportunities for indigenous youth. “The momentum of our province is being driven by the ambitions of our young leaders and we are thrilled to give them another platform to share their stories and their passion.”

The awards reception highlights the contributions of nominees and recipients, but it also sparks conversations, connections and creativity. The event takes place on January 24, 2019 at the Fort Garry Hotel & Conference Centre, with Richard Cloutier from CJOB as emcee and Dave Angus, President of Johnston Group as Honourary Chair.

Tickets for the event are on sale now: Get them here.

The Future Leaders of Manitoba council and selected past recipients are available to speak about the importance of celebrating success and the impact of these awards.

For media inquiries, please contact Jocelyne Nicolas at (204) 290-9367 or

About The FLM:

The FLM is a group of young professional Manitobans, who believe that the future of our province relies on our ability to encourage and attract exceptional young people to live, work and thrive in Manitoba. Formed in 2007, the FLM has been successful in recognizing outstanding, young Manitobans for their dedication to the social and economic growth of our province. The FLM does this by hosting a truly pivotal, Manitoba-inspired event each year that brings people together to celebrate the accomplishments of our future community leaders.

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