Cash, food donated at SBoT’s ‘Disco Christmas’ event

Members of the Surrey Board of Trade donated $1,500 and 400 pounds of food to the Surrey Food Bank at Christmas event

SBoT CEO Anita Huberman and Surrey Food Bank director Marilyn Herrmann (centre in blue) at the Surrey Board of Trade's Christmas Seasonal Sizzle Business Reception on Wednesday

SURREY — Members of the Surrey Board of Trade donated $1,500 and 400 pounds of food to the Surrey Food Bank at the organization’s annual Christmas Seasonal Sizzle Business Reception on Wednesday, Dec. 2.

More than 400 people attended the “Disco Christmas”-themed event, held at Riverside Banquet Hall in Newton.

SBoT CEO Anita Huberman thanked everyone who attended and donated.

“The Surrey Food Bank’s lineups are increasing each year unfortunately,” said Huberman. “Businesses have a role to give back to the community and help those in need.”

Meanwhile, nominations are open for SBoT’s seventh annual Surrey Women in Business Awards in each of the five categories: corporate/leadership, professional, not-for-profit leader or social trailblazer.

Presented by Vancity, the awards are intended to “celebrate the successful women in Surrey that make our business community such a vibrant place,” according to a release.

For more information and nomination forms visit businessinsurrey.com/women-in-business-awards.

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