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Did you know that...... 

👉 It costs $25,000-$30,000 to fund a PTSD Service Dog

👉 85% of First Responders face mental health challenges

👉 First Responders are twice as likely to experience PTSD compared to the average person



Please join us on April 15, 2023, at the Evario Event Centre for the Everyday Heroes Gala as we celebrate and recognize front-line workers who positively impact their community through exceptional acts of service.

At this Classy Country-themed event, you can expect a 3-course meal, an inspiration keynote from Dr. Dave Braun, The Oola Seeker, and entertainment from Mia Whitfield. Throughout the evening we will hear stories of our nominees and the night will conclude with an Awards Ceremony celebrating our front-line heroes.

These Everyday Heroes will be announced and acknowledged with a short awards program. Throughout this evening we will continue to raise awareness on the importance of mental health within the community of our front-line workers. 

All proceeds will be donated to the Service Dog Acquisition Program with OSI-CAN Alberta a named project of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division OSI-CAN Alberta is partnered with VICD, a Division of BC & Alberta Guide Dogs, which endeavours to help First Responders and Military members here in Alberta with Operational Stress Injuries (OSI), such as Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD).




Tickets can also be purchased by calling 780-916-7734

2nd Annual Everyday Heroes Gala

Saturday April 15, 2023

Evario Event Centre

950 Parsons Rd SW, Edmonton, AB, T6X 0J4


5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Cocktails

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Plated Dinner and Entertainment

7:00 - 8:15 p.m. Keynote Speaker

8:00 - 8:30 p.m. Entertainment

9:00 - 10:15 p.m. Awards Ceremony

Silent Auction: 5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Dress Code: Semi-Formal


Thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate an Everyday Hero.

Keynote Speaker


Dr. Dave Braun (The Oola Seeker)

Dr. Dave Braun is world renowned work-life balance expert, 3X International

best-selling author, social media influencer, personal growth expert, and the

co-founder of the lifestyle brand; Oola.


Since the first copy of the blockbuster book Oola rolled off the press,

the Oola Lifestyle has become a worldwide phenomenon with over a

million followers in 43 countries actively creating their best lives with Oola. 

Entertainment by:


Mia Whitfield

Mia emerged in 2000 with her debut Number 1 hit Single, “Show me I’ll Show you”.

As the founder of Singit Inc in South Africa and Canada, she has added entrepreneur,

business woman, artist mentor and coach to her list of achievements. alongside her

full time singing career as a professional singer.

Mia has become a true leader in developing and mentoring artists across all experience

levels. Having been in the professional industry for some time, she has released five

albums and nine singles to radio. Her career highlights span achievements such as

performing at Nelson Mandela’s 80th and 82nd birthdays, performing at the Olympic

Stadium in Barcelona (where she shared a stage with Bono from U2), as well as taking

part in the ‘Rocking Future’ road show where she performed at over thirty schools in

and around Johannesburg, South Africa, promoting anti-bullying in schools.



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2019 Everyday Heroes

On Saturday, October 5th, 2019 Benoit Wellness Consulting: Front Line Resiliency Project hosted the first annual Everyday Heroes night of celebration.

2019 Sponsors:

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2019 Beneficiaries:

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