“Seeing these kids in their bright orange shirts at the end of the program, all smiles and proud of their accomplishments, it is incredibly gratifying and inspiring”
On Jan 23 airdrielife hosted the 2020 Awesome Airdrie Kids and their families, friends and nominators at CrossFit 403 on the east side of Airdrie for a casual and fun kid friendly celebration.
While the grown-ups visited, the kids participated in a fun obstacle course set up by Heather Crippen of Crossfit 403 or posed for pics in super hero costumes from The Store Upstairs and then everyone chowed down on kid friendly finger sandwiches, crudites and fruit kebabs and finished with Avenue cupcakes. For the formal presentation each child was presented with a certificate, “I’m Awesome” t-shirt, and gifts from the sponsors including a toque from Chinook Gate, gift bag with four-hour tutor session from Tutor Doctor and a gift card for frozen yogurt from Pureform Radiology. Publisher Sherry Shaw-Froggatt announced each child’s pay-it-forward donation on behalf of Vitreous Glass, with a total of $1300 being donated to various Alberta charities in each child’s name.
“It was our first-time hosting at CrossFit,” says Shaw-Froggatt, “it worked out great – everyone had room to play and visit and keep it very informal.” Perfect for the audience which was mostly kids between 6 and 14 years of age.
“This program is one of the highlights of my whole year. Seeing these kids in their bright orange shirts at the end of the program, all smiles and proud of their accomplishments it is incredibly gratifying and inspiring,” Shaw-Froggatt adds.
The 2021 Awesome Airdrie Kids Awards nominations are now open. To nominate a child between 6 and 14 years of age click here.
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