Annually the Rotary clubs of the Edmonton area honour nominees because they live lives that are consistent with the four-way test and exemplify Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self.”    This year May 18, 2023 is the date for the event to be held at Chateau Louis Conference Center 11727 Kingsway Avenue NW at 6 pm. Tickets are $ 75.
The nominee from the YEG Passport Rotary club is Patricia Gumbo is the volunteer Executive Director for the Sihle-Sizwe Vineyard Organization. and also works for DATS.
She leads projects in both Edmonton and Zimbabwe. The youth Marimba band project uses music for youth development. The Marimba  is like a giant xylophone with large wooden keys.  The organization's youth marimba band brings joy and hope wherever they play. Recent performances included  at a local junior high's anti-racsim day and for seniors and youth in affordable housing.  The band's performances spawn spontaneous dance parties.