Tour for Kids
Michael has rode in the Tour for Kids, 800 km of cycling over four days in Ontario for 5 years and has has raised well over $20,000 to help send kids with cancer to Camp Trillium, Camp Ochiigeas, and Camp Quality. Michael is proud to have supported the Tour for Kids and it's important mission.
Sketch exists to foster creativity, self-discovery, and personal empowerment for youth who are street-involved and homeless--in an atmosphere of safety, freedom and acceptance. 825 youth were engaged in arts and skill-building workshops in 2010. SKETCH is currently constructing a new 7,500 square-foot creative space for youth on Shaw Street. We proudly support this very important program.
www.sketch.ca and www.sketchiswheretheartis.ca
The Shaw Festival
Nestled in the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake, the Shaw Festival is one of North America’s finest cultural attractions. Its calendar brims with an eclectic array of quirky comedies, bold dramas and sweeping classics which represent some of the best theatre ever created. For the past fifty seasons audiences have been captivated by these provocative, challenging stories told with humanity and wit — and have returned to Niagara-on-the-Lake, year after year. The Shaw produces 10 to 12 plays annually, in four theatres, with approximately 800 performances to an audience of about 300,000 people. The Shaw Festival is a not-for-profit theatre company – as opposed to a commercial theatre – and about 70% of its annual revenue comes from Box Office sales. We proudly support this important festival in the arts and theatre community.
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre
Nav grew up in Guelph and graduated from the University. As an Alumni he has continued to support the community. Specifically, he has been a supporter over the past several years to the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre which is the region’s public art gallery. The collections contain over 7000 works, spanning three centuries of Canadian Art, Inuit art and public sculpture.
University of Windsor
Michael has been very active on the Alumni Board of Directors for the University of Windsor and a board member on the Finance Committee and past chair of the Annual Toronto Chapter Golf Tournament.