December 5th, 2022 is marked as International Volunteer Day by the United Nations, in recognition of this day the Grande Prairie Region Association of Volunteer Organization (VolunteerGP) in partnership with the City of Grande Prairie hosted the Annual International Volunteer Day Celebration Breakfast featuring the 2022 Volunteer Awards!
The free breakfast, held at the Golden Age Centre, returned after a three-year hiatus to show appreciation to volunteers in our community and around the world. The breakfast was prepared and provided by the Rotary Club of Grande Prairie Barbeque Crew, Coffee donated by Tim Hortons and Juice donated by Northgate Safeway.
During the Event VolunteerGP presented the 2022 Volunteer of the Year Awards and the Leaders of Tomorrow Awards presented by ATCO.
Congratulations to all award recipients. The Grande Prairie Regional Association of Volunteer Organizations would like to thank the following organizations for their support: the Rotary Club of Grande Prairie Barbeque Crew for providing & preparing this year’s breakfast, Northgate Safeway for donating juice, Tim Hortons for coffee; Leaders of Tomorrow Awards presenting sponsor ACTO; contributing sponsor International Paper; Individual Volunteer of the Year Award sponsor Servus Credit Union; and Corporate Volunteer of the Year Award sponsor Prairie Mall.
The Association and the City would like to thank the Golden Age Centre, Emcee Tom Pura, Representatives from the City and County of Grande Prairie for this year’s proclamation. Special thanks to Costco, D.A.H.T. Merchandise Ltd, Fairy Floss GP, Grande Prairie Regional Sport Connection, and Vintage Wine & Spirits for donating door prizes.