© TC Media photo - Courtesy Caroline Brassard
Akilah Newton (left) with NDP MP Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe during OWTA’s fundraiser April 27 in Lachine.
The West Island based non-profit organization will be receiving the Montreal Community Cares Foundation award Friday night at the Corona Virgin Mobile Theatre in Montreal.
Overture with the Arts (OWTA) founder Akilah Newton and her team will be honoured for their dedicated work in making performing arts education available to young people from all walks of life through subsidized workshops, inter-active presentations and after-school programs.
The gala ceremony will begin at 7 p.m.
Overture with the Arts recently celebrated its five year anniversary in late April with a fashion show and fundraiser at Canvas Montreal in Lachine.
For more information on OWTA, visit www.overturewiththearts.org.