Business and community leaders to present at Breakfast to Remember in Vancouver
March 5, 2017 – On March 9, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. will be hosting Breakfast to Remember in Vancouver. Guests will hear from two speakers at this breakfast event which is a fundraiser in support of the Society’s work.
Keynote speaker: Sue Paish, Chief Executive Officer, LifeLabs
CEO Sue Paish leads the strategy and growth of LifeLabs, Canada’s largest provider of community laboratory testing services. A committed community and business leader, Sue is active on a number of corporate and community boards. She has been named one of British Columbia’s Most Influential Women, a Distinguished Alumnae from the UBC Law School, and a recipient of the 2016 YWCA Vancouver Woman of Distinction award.
Emcee and guest speaker: Dawna Friesen, Anchor, Global National
During her more than 30 years as a journalist, Friesen has been everywhere from small town Canada to the front lines of history. Since joining the award-winning Global National in 2010, Friesen has anchored many breaking new stories on location. In 2011, she won the Gemini Award (now CSA) for Canada’s Best News Anchor. Friesen is an active supporter and advocate for the Alzheimer Society, and has covered dementia – both its impact on the health-care system and on families – extensively for Global.
Breakfast to Remember will be held at Vancouver's Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, on March 9, 2017, 7:15 – 9 a.m. Some ticket sales are still available. For more information, visit the Vancouver event page or contact:
Special Events Officer