Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards to be livestreamed

The 12th annual event takes place Friday, March 6 in Abbotsford

B.C.'s Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon attended the Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards in 2013.

The 12th annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards takes place Friday, March 6 at the Ramada Plaza and Conference Centre.

The event begins at 6 p.m., featuring Fred Lee – of CBC Radio One’s The Early Edition – as master of ceremonies.

Entertainment will be provided by musician Diego Kohl, who currently teachers piano, guitar, bass and guitarron in Vancouver.

The event is presented by Abbotsford Community Services in partnership with Mission and Chilliwack Community Services and the Langley-based New Directions English Langley School.

The Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards started in 2003 to recognize organizations and individuals that embrace diversity in the community.

Awards will be presented in five categories: Inclusive Environment, Marketing/Outreach, Innovative Initiative, Champion of Diversity and Effective Human Resources Strategies.

The awards portion of the evening will be streamed live, starting at 7:45 p.m. on Friday at abbotsfordcommunityservices.com/diversity-awards-stream.