Red Cross to Honour Two Local Humanitarians

By Tyler Sutherland

Albert El Tassi and Sierra Noble (HANDOUT)

Two local humanitarians will be bestowed with awards from the Canadian Red Cross on May 24.

Businessman and president of Peerless Garments, Albert El Tassi, and singer/songwriter Sierra Noble will receive the 2012 Humanitarian of the Year and 2012 Young Humanitarian of the Year awards, respectively.

The recipients will be honoured at the 2012 Power of Humanity Awards Gala evening, sponsored by Manitoba Lotteries, at the Fort Garry Hotel. Proceeds from the event will support the humanitarian work of the Red Cross in Manitoba.

To purchase tickets, call (204) 982-7330 or visit


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