Hope in the City

Join us on November 16 in St. John’s for our Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast!

Hope in the City is a heartwarming and impactful annual event that brings together community members, businesses, and organizations to raise awareness and funds for The Salvation Army.

Money raised supports a common goal of creating positive change and offering Hope to vulnerable individuals and families in our community.

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: The Delta Conference Centre, 130 New Gower St.

Proudly sponsored by the Fry Family Foundation


Table: $1000.00 +tax, includes 10 seats per table

Individual: $100.00 +tax, includes 1 seat

*Additional sponsorship opportunities available

To purchase tickets, please contact:

Major Elaine Locke
709-579-2022/2023 Ext. 2251


Sharon Snow’s career with Newfoundland Broadcasting spans over three decades. In that time, she has worked tirelessly as a media sales rep, in on-air duties, NTV local productions, and many hosting duties, including being the Emcee for The Salvation Army’s Hope in City Leadership Breakfast and just recently she joined the ranks of Management with Newfoundland Broadcasting Company as Retail Sales Manager.

Not long after joining NBC as a Media Sales Rep, Sharon was asked to wear another hat- it would come in the form of on-air and fill in as a weather presenter during the highly rated NTV Evening News hour, that was over 25 years ago, her weather hits took the viewers about town and engaged within the community while they enjoyed their dinner every evening, and it would lead eventually to the creation of her own Feature, Titled “Places to GO.”Now in its 23rd year and is the longest-running feature on NTV. .” Places to Go ” is a weekly human interest feature with a deep love for exploration and a knack for uncovering hidden gems around the province and beyond, Sharon takes viewers on exciting journeys to various destinations. While she will occasionally be seen hosting the weather segment on NTV’s First Edition and the NTV Evening News hour, Sharon will now shift focus. In her new role as Retail Sales Manager, Sharon leads the Newfoundland Broadcasting Sales Team with poise and confidence. She fosters a collaborative and supportive team environment while implementing strategies, action plans and sales tactics to meet targets.

Sharon also makes time to volunteer on many committees and is engaged in countless community events, all the while being a Mom to two children, Ethan, 20 and Jorja, 18, who are both pursuing studies at Memorial University.

Keynote Speaker

Jocelyn is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer with Fortis Inc., a leading North American energy company.

With over 20 years in the utility sector, Jocelyn has extensive experience in many diverse areas. She was the first-ever female President and CEO at one of Fortis’ subsidiaries, Newfoundland Power, where she worked for 13 years in various capacities, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and President and Chief Executive Officer. Before that, she was Director of Finance at Fortis and previously served in other financial capacities in the private sector.

She is a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (2018), completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) at Memorial University, and received her Chartered Accountant Designation in the early 1990s. In 2019 she was named one of Canada’s top 100 most powerful women by the Women Executive Network.

As a role model for women and a dedicated community volunteer, Jocelyn has championed many charitable initiatives, including being Chair of Brunch with The Bags, an annual fundraiser for women’s health. She serves on the board of Shorefast, is a past board member and Chair of the Health Care Foundation, and is a past board member of C-CORE. She also serves on the Boards of UNS Energy and ITC Holdings, both Fortis utilities.


Shelley Neville and Peter Halley have been singing together for almost 30 years. They are both founding members of Spirit of Newfoundland Productions celebrating over 25 years.

Peter and Shelley sing songs they love and tell stories about their adventures together. They have sung for the Queen in Bonavista, US Presidents and Canadian Prime Ministers and almost every crook and cranny in Newfoundland and Labrador.

In 2012, Shelley and Peter were awarded the honorary Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and are self proclaimed lifelong ambassadors for Newfoundland and Labrador culture. Shelley and Peter were delighted to spend this past summer in Gander retelling the story of ultimate kindness in the Broadway Musical sensation Come From Away.

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