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June 7, 2022 | Tapestry Hall, Cambridge, ON

A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY SPIRIT

We are so very excited to be able to celebrate YOU in person at United Way Waterloo Region Communities’ 2022 Annual Spirit Awards. Please join us as we say “thank you” and honour all those who have shown us what Community Spirit really means.

Thank you to our Spirit Awards sponsors!

Presenting Sponsors

Event Sponsors

Award Sponsors

Spirit Awards Nominees

Driving community change

SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD

The Spirit of the Community Award honours an individual, group, organization, or agency that personifies exceptional community spirit, team spirit and spirit of generosity through their significant overall partnership with United Way, deepening our community building partnerships.

Award Nominees
  • Communitech
  • Google
  • Victus Academy
  • Vidyard

LABOUR COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP AWARD

The Labour Community Partnership Award honours a labour partner whose members have shown dedication to the community through exceptional financial and volunteer support, exemplifying the sustained and rewarding relationship between the labour movement and United Way.

AWARD Nominees
  • Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario Waterloo
  • United Steelworkers South Central Ontario Area Council
  • United Steelworkers Local 4610
  • Waterloo Region District School Board and Labour Partners
  • Waterloo Regional Labour Council

Outstanding Volunteer Award

The Outstanding Volunteer Contribution Award honours an individual our group for outstanding volunteer service, celebrating selfless spirt and a commitment to community.

AWARD NOMINEES
  • Deb Lindsay
  • Han Nguyen
  • Jessica Manarang
  • Ken Reid
  • Rebecca Tascona
  • Sandi Young
  • Steve Jennings
  • Jessica Manarang

OUTSTANDING AGENCY IMPACT AWARD

The Outstanding Agency Award is presented to a funded agency, which, through their collaborative effort with United Way, shows outstanding leadership and dedication while continuing to drive change and impact in the community.

AWARD NOMINEES
  • Focus for Ethnic Women
  • Greenway-Chaplin Community Centre
  • Kind Minds Family Wellness
  • Social Development Centre of Waterloo Region
  • Spectrum
  • Volunteer Waterloo Region
  • YW Kitchener-Waterloo

OUTSTANDING WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN AWARD (Small-mid)

The Outstanding Workplace Campaign Award (small – mid size organization) Award acknowledges the Employee Campaign Manager and workplace that have shown outstanding efforts in informing and engaging employees while increasing donations in a smaller workplace.

AWARD NOMINEES
  • EY
  • Freedom Pet Supplies
  • Gowling
  • Kieswetter Motors
  • KPMG
  • OLG
  • P&H Milling Group and Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 175 / 633
  • Reliance

OUTSTANDING WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN AWARD (Large)

The Outstanding Workplace Campaign Award (large organization) recognizes an organization that has shown outstanding efforts in informing and engaging employees ultimately leading to increased donations, participation, and overall support of United Way.

AWARD NOMINEES
  • Equitable Life of Canada
  • LCBO
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Scotiabank
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada
  • University of Waterloo
  • Waterloo Regional Police Service

Event Details

Join us at the beautiful Tapestry Hall in Cambridge for food, drinks, and camaraderie as we celebrate everyone who has supported our community over the last year.

Date: June 7, 2022
Time: Doors open at 5:00PM, Awards Ceremony begins at 6:45PM
Location: Tapestry Hall,
74 Grand Ave S, Cambridge, ON N1S 2L9

Parking: Use lots G1, G2, G3 as shown below in the “Gaslight District”, or the many public lots available in Galt’s downtown core (see parking map below).