Sumary of A Halifax holiday tradition returns with ‘Best of Both’ to help at-risk youth:
- The Phoenix Holiday Luncheon is an annual tradition in Halifax.
- Since the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the event had to be scaled back to follow gathering restrictions, with the event moving to a meals-to-go program last year.
- Traditional Halifax holiday fundraiser pivots to persevere for local youth Now that the province is in phase 5 of the COVID-19 reopening plans and gathering restrictions have eased, Phoenix Youth Programs is uniting their traditional in-person luncheon with last year’s to-go event with Phoenix Holiday Luncheon – Best of Both.
- “The Phoenix Holiday Luncheon has always been a kick-off to the holiday season,” says Laura Hastings, director of development at Phoenix Youth Programs.
- ”The in-person event will take place at the Halifax Convention Centre on Tuesday, Dec.
- 7 and will feature a three-course festive plated lunch and a performance by award-winning Halifax singer/songwriter, Reeny Smith.
- Guests will also have to wear masks unless seated and all staff, volunteers and guests will be required to show proof of double vaccination.
- ”Phase 5 of the Nova Scotia COVID-19 reopening plan requires proof of full vaccination for indoor, non-essential events and activities where people gather like the in-person luncheon.