4 09, 2013

Congratulations Street School!

2017-01-23T21:57:24+00:00September 4th, 2013|Awards, Kamloops|

Big congratulations to one of our close community partners, Street School on being awarded an honourable mention for a national literacy award recognizing the impact and importance of Street School's Literacy Outreach Worker, which is a position partially funded by United Way! Congratulations Street School!   Calgary Immigrant Women's Association top winner of $20,000 Great-West [...]

26 03, 2013

Announcing our 2013 Youth Initiative Grant recipients!

2017-01-23T21:57:26+00:00March 26th, 2013|Awards, Logan Lake, News&Info, Success by 6, volunteer|

On Saturday, March 2, we recognized the incredible youth leadership taking place in the Thompson Nicola Cariboo region with our 2013 Youth Initiative Grant Awards Ceremony. Thanks to our partnership with TELUS and Interior Savings we awarded $12,500 to 12 recipients between the ages of 7 to 25. These recipients applied last fall with an [...]

26 02, 2013

Brenda Aynsley Awarded Diamond Jubilee Medal

2017-01-23T21:57:26+00:00February 26th, 2013|Awards, Community Impact, Kamloops, Our Team|

On behalf of the Board, Campaign Cabinet and Staff of United Way we are proud to announce that our Executive Director, Brenda Aynsley, has been recognized for her significant contribution to our community through United Way and awarded the Diamond Jubilee Medal. The Diamond Jubilee Medal is a prestigious national award, which honours individuals who’ve [...]

24 09, 2012

2012 United Way Campaign Kick-Off Breakfast

2017-01-23T21:57:29+00:00September 24th, 2012|Awards, Campaign 2012, Kamloops, News&Info, volunteer|

Last Friday morning over 500 people gathered in the Kamloops Convention Centre to kick-off the 2012 United Way Campaign! Campaign Chair and RCMP Superintendent, Yves Lacasse, announced our 2012 Campaign goal of $2 million!!! Thank you to Mayor Peter Milobar and MLA Terry Lake for addressing the crowd. MLA Terry Lake flattered us all when [...]

1 03, 2012

2012 Youth Initiative Grant Awards Ceremony

2017-01-23T21:57:33+00:00March 1st, 2012|Awards, Events, Youth Engagement|

The 2012 Youth Initiative Grant Awards Ceremony was a rousing success last night! Everyone gathered at the Kamloops Art Gallery to see sixteen different youth-driven community projects from across the region be awarded grants, which totaled $12,900. The projects had a social, recreational and arts and culture focus. The night started with our youngest board [...]

29 02, 2012

2012 Youth Initiative Grant Recipients

2017-01-23T21:57:34+00:00February 29th, 2012|Awards, Youth Engagement|

Tonight our United Way, in partnership with TELUS and Interior Savings, will award $12,900 to 16 local youth through a Youth Initiative Grant. These grants are given to youth under the age of 25 who plan to run a community project in 2012. The recipients range in age from 8-23 and reside in communities across the [...]

26 10, 2009

Domtar Dominates

2017-01-23T21:57:58+00:00October 26th, 2009|Awards, Campaign 2011|

Domtar Kicked off their 2009 United Way Campaign Thursday October 22nd. They have an ambitious goal of obtaining $100,000 employee and company combined. This will make them the #2 campaign in our region. To do this they will have to overtake CP Rail whose campaign last year was $94,000. Will they make it? [...]

11 10, 2009

Domtar VP & Local CEP President Join Hands for United Way

2017-01-23T21:57:59+00:00October 11th, 2009|Awards, News&Info, Youth Engagement|

Domtar VP and Mill Manager Eric Ashby and Murray Matheson CEP Local 10B President are joining hands to jointly chair Thompson Nicola Cariboo United Way Campaign at Domtar Kamloops Mill. United Way is very excited as their goal this year is $100,000.  $66,666.67 from the employees and $33,333.33 from Domtar. Domtar Inc. matches their emplyee [...]

23 06, 2009

Urban Systems revamps Cedar Creek Camp

2017-01-23T21:58:02+00:00June 23rd, 2009|Awards|

Over the weekend of May 30th and 31st, a big team of volunteers from Urban Systems joined the staff and volunteers of People In Motion at Cedar Creek Camp to take part in a 2-day overhaul of the camp grounds. Cedar Creek Camp is a 10 acre lease inside White Lake Park that is developed [...]

28 05, 2009

Recognizing a Young Community Builder

2017-01-23T21:58:05+00:00May 28th, 2009|Awards, News&Info, Youth Engagement|

Benjamin Grant of Kay Bingham Elementary was the recipient of a United Way Youth Leadership Award in May 2009.   Read below for Benjamin's story: We would like to nominate Benjamin Grant because of his eagerness to volunteer in the community and for taking the initiative to raise money for an important cause. He has developed [...]