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27th Annual BBPA Harry Jerome Awards

The Black Business and Professional Association (the BBPA) is proud to announce the 27th Annual BBPA Harry Jerome Awards to be held on April 25, 2009 at the Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon  Road.

We're looking for outstanding Canadians who exemplify Harry Jerome's Character, determination and  who's working tremendously to better their community and society.  This Award is the largest African-Canadian event that recognizes individuals for their outstanding  achievements, leadership and citizenship in the African Canadian community.  

  • The nomination categories are as follows:
  • Eligibility--age 16 to 24: Academic Award, Athletic Award, Leadership Award
  • Eligibility--over age 24: Business Award, Community Service Award, Professional Excellence Award, Technology and Innovation Award
  • Eligibility--age 16 to 35: Young Entrepreneur Award
  • Eligibility--any age: Arts Award, Media Award, Entertainment Award, Health Sciences Award

The nomination deadline 4:00 p.m., Friday, January 9th, 2009.

For more information and nomination forms please go to