Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau50 Years

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imagesOn December 5th, the Volunteer Services Bureau hosts the Annual International Volunteer Day Celebration Breakfast, we invite all community volunteers, volunteer involving organizations, and volunteer supporters to come together for this free event in recognition of the significant contributions volunteers make throughout the world and in our community. This breakfast is made possible by the generous contributions of our local businesses and organizations.

This year's event will be held at the Richmond Reception Centre (11802 - 99 Ave. Grande Prairie, AB, behind Visions Electronics) on Thursday, December 5, 2019, doors open at 7:00 am.

The Breakfast features the 2019 Volunteer of the Year Awards, recognizing one individual (Volunteer of the Year) and one company/business (Corporate Volunteer of the Year) living/operating in the Grande Prairie region for outstanding contributions to the community through their support and acts of volunteerism in the past 12 months. For more information about the Awards click here.

The GPVSB Board and Staff would like to thank The Rotary Club Barbeque Crew for providing & preparing this year’s breakfast.

We would also like to thank the following organizations for their Support:

Rotary International
Rotary International

Tim Hortons
Tim Hortons

Northside Safeway
Northside Safeway

Richmond Reception Centre
Richmond Reception Centre

The Volunteer of the Year/ Corporate Volunteer of the Year Awards are sponsored by:

Prairie Mall
Prairie Mall

Corporate Volunteer of the Year Award Sponsor

Servus Credit Union
Servus Credit Union

Individual Volunteer of the Year Award Sponsor

For more information about this event contact us at 780-538-2727 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

About International Volunteer Day (IVD)

The United Nations General Assembly created International Volunteer Day (IVD) in 1985 as an annual celebration of voluntary action for volunteers, volunteer organizations and governments. It is viewed as a unique chance for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote their work among their communities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), United Nations agencies, government authorities and the private sector.

Apart from mobilizing thousands of volunteers every year, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) program contributes to peace and development by advocating for the recognition of volunteers and working with partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming.

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