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Phoenix Society wins Surrey Business Excellence Award for Not-for-Profit Resilience

Phoenix Society is proud to have received the Not-for-Profit Resilience award in the 23rd Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards from the Surrey Board of Trade.

“I am so proud to lead this amazing organization,” said Keir Macdonald, Phoenix Society CEO. “It is an incredible honour it is to receive this award, particularly alongside such amazing finalists that we stood beside this year. We don’t do the work we do for recognition – but it’s truly humbling to be recognized in this way.

“This award is dedicated to our amazing staff at Phoenix Society,” Macdonald noted. “During the pandemic, our team showed up day after day, facing some of the most challenging conditions during the pandemic. Without them, we couldn’t do the work we do – or help the individuals we help. I thank all of our staff, and I thank the Surrey Board of Trade for this recognition. It’s truly an honour.”

Realizing that this year has been one of the incredible hardships among the business community and has brought the community together in a way we haven’t seen before, the 2021 Surrey Business Excellence Awards focused on business resiliency and a sense of community.

“The Surrey Board of Trade realized that these past two years have been incredibly difficult for Surrey’s business community, but they have also brought the community together in a way we haven’t seen before. A focus was again made on business resiliency and a sense of community. They are inspirational – from the very small business to the large business to the not for profit service organization,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.

Click here to read more about the awards and this year’s Surrey Business Excellence winners. 

Click here to read our latest annual report which highlights Phoenix Society’s community response during the pandemic, which has a theme of resilience.