2015 Manitoba Business Hall of Fame a Success!
On June 2nd the Junior Achievement, Manitoba Business Hall of Fame inducted five deserving individuals:
•Elmer Hildebrand, CEO of Golden West Broadcasting, Ltd.
•Duncan Jessiman, Chairman and owner of Bison Transport
•Hugh Munro, founder of Hugh Munro Construction Ltd. (inducted posthumously)
•Mary Kelekis, owner of Kelekis Restaurant
•Arthur DeFehr, majority owner & CEO, Palliser Furniture Holdings Ltd.
These five incredible people were honored at a gala event sponsored by the Innovair Group – Medigas Manitoba Limited & Welders Supplies at the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre. After a sumptuous meal, touching video tributes were played summarizing each inductee’s business career and life. The event raised over $160,000 for JA Manitoba and will significantly assist us in delivering financial literacy programs across Manitoba.