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  • EPCOR Staff Learn to Play and Mee-Yah-Noh Kinders Play to Learn

    Oct
    21
    21
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    Since day one, EPCOR has been a generous supporter of our cause in terms of funding full-day Kindergarten and volunteering time. Their staff love to spend time with the little learners at Mee-Yah-Noh School as part of their team-building efforts. Recently the EPCOR Transmission Team visited the Kinder classroom and partnered with students to engage in reading and craft activities

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  • Fashionable 'Time-Out' with the Edmonton Public Teachers Local 37

    Oct
    18
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    On October 18, teachers and friends enjoyed a delish dinner and fashion show at the Vaticano Cucina Restaurant. The event was hosted by the Edmonton Public Teachers Local #37 event team above and showcased trendy outfits from J. Michaels. To support our cause, the Local held a ‘1/2 the Take’ fundraiser which raised $310. That’s a time-out we can appreciate!

  • We Love the Edmonton TELUS Commumity Ambassadors!

    Oct
    07
    07
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    READ IN Week is near and dear to the hearts of the Edmonton TELUS Community Ambassadors who are passionate about giving back and strengthening the community through acts of kindness! In the past 11 years, this mighty team of current and former staff members have read in 372 classrooms and donated $82,500 in library books to 52 Edmonton Public and Edmonton Catholic schools. The gift of books and time has been invaluable to the six full-day Kindergarten programs funded by our Foundation because shared book reading is not only a fun time for the children, it stimulates language and reading development.

  • Stantec Staff Rallied Calder Students Together to Read!

    Sep
    26
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    Stantec not only provides financial support for our full-day Kindergarten programs, their staff also enjoy volunteering and spending time with the children inside and outside the classroom. Most recently, a 20+ staff member group participated in a Reading Rally with 80 Grade 1 and 2 students at Calder School. Joan Green from the Alberta Reads Network provided guidance, while the Stantec staff, Executive Vice-President Theresa Jang and Edmonton Regional Manager Vice-President Scott Argent, and a few of our Foundation Board members entertained the students with a funny improvisatory Readers’ Theatre production.

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  • Shout Out to the Thelma Chalifoux and Soraya Hafez School Project Team!

    Sep
    19
    19
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    On September 19, the Thelma Chalifoux and Soraya Hafez School Project Team presented Foundation Board member Don Lore with a $15,000 donation—Thank you!

    They believe in leveling the educational playing field for children who come to the classroom at a disadvantage.

    This extraordinary team of contributors is made up of the following group of companies: ACI Architects, Arrow Engineering Inc., Alta Pro Electric Ltd., Collins Steel, EcoAmmo, Delnor, ICON Industries Contractors, Ideal Contract Services, Number 10 Architect Group, Read Jones ChristoffersenSMP Engineering and Streamline Fire Protection Ltd.

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