We have great news!

Virginia Eichhorn, Executive Director of Quest Art School + Gallery has been nominated for the Women of Business Award at this year’s Women of Excellence Awards.

It would be wonderful if you could attend and support Virginia at the event. Here are some details about the date, tickets, schedule, menu etc.

Event Date and Time

The event will be held September 24, 2019 at the Quality Inn and Conference Centre in Midland. The doors will open and social hour will begin at 5pm, with the event beginning promptly at 6pm. The format is business dress awards banquet, with a social hour, keynote speaker, three course meal, and awards presentation.


If you wish to attend the event, you will need to purchase a ticket. Each ticket is available for $60 each, and are available for purchase online at www.womenofexcellenceawards.com (all major credit cards accepted), or for cash and cheque payment- at One Stop Beauty Shop (352 Midland Ave) or Meridian Credit Union (7 Poyntz St) until September 13.

Please indicate at the time of ticket purchase that you are supporting Virginia Eichhorn to join the Quest Art table. (Please note, although they try to take every seating request into consideration, there is no guaranteed preferred seating placement.)

To reduce paper use, there are no physical paper tickets. Each attendee will be required to check in to the registration station in the lobby of the hotel upon their arrival where your name will be placed on a guest list.

Event Menu

The standard menu option (which you will receive unless indicated otherwise)

  • Salad: Strawberry & spinach salad with mandarins, slivered almonds & red pepper with blueberry and Cointreau vinaigrette

  • Main: Grilled beef tenderloin with onion and red pepper stuffed mushroom, duchess potato and maple glazed carrots

  • Vegetarian option: Eggplant parmesan tower with butternut squash pasta

  • Dessert: Deep fried cheesecake with vanilla ice cream and mixed berry compote

If you have allergies or require the alternate meal, please send a note to womenofexcellenceawards@gmail.com by September 14 -  no changes can be made after this date. Please make the subject of your email FOOD ALLERGY or VEGETARIAN MEAL, and state your needs in the body of the email.

The vegetarian meal is the only substitute option available in addition to the standard meal. Allergies will be forwarded to the catering team.)


Event Itinerary

Please note that the agenda below is only a general guideline for your information, and the exact order is subject to change. Detailed itineraries will be posted at the event.

5pm- Social hour (cash bar)

6pm- Official group photo

6:05pm- Welcome remarks

6:30pm- Dinner service

7:30- Keynote speaker

8pm- Video and Awards presentation (Winners are kept secret and are revealed at the event)


We hope you will consider joining us, and look forward to seeing you at the event, and hope you will join in the fun as the winners are revealed on September 24!

Thank you for your contributions to making the communities of North Simcoe a better place!


Judy Goode

President, Quest Art Board of Directors

September 1, 2018

Judy Goode, President Board of Directors for Quest Art School + Gallery, is pleased to welcome Jane Steeves as the newest member of the Quest Art Board of Director.

Click here to read the release.


July 27, 2018

Judy Goode, President, Board of Directors for Quest Art School + Gallery, is pleased to announce that Dr. Peggy Wallace has joined as the newest member of the Quest Board of Director.

Click here to read the release.

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