United Way Waterloo Region Communities

2019 SPIRIT AWARDS

Thank You For Being The One

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who helped make United Way Waterloo Region Communities' Spirit Awards a tremendous success. Without you this could not happen. Your dedication, effort and commitment continue to make a difference in our community. You are the one!

Event Sponsors

2019 Spirit Awards

RISING STAR

WINNER: Conestoga College

NOMINEES: Waterloo North Hydro • Conestoga College • Scotiabank • Economical Insurance • Girard, Pilkey & Associates Wealth Management
Award Sponsored by

LABOUR COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

WINNER: Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, Waterloo Region

NOMINEES: Waterloo Regional Labour Council • Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, Waterloo Region • Unifor Kitchener Regional Office • United Steelworkers Local 4610 • United Steelworkers South Central Ontario Area Council
Award Sponsored by

SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY

WINNER: Waterloo Regional Police Service

NOMINEES: Kara Klypycz, The Pumpkin Queen of Cambridge • Christian Snyder, Smile.io • The partnership of Sleep Country Canada, Region of Waterloo and Mill Creek Motor Freight • Paula Saunders (retired), Independent Living Centre • Chris Prosser, The Literacy Group • Waterloo Regional Police Service
Award Sponsored by

OUTSTANDING WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN (Large Organization)

WINNER: Manulife

NOMINEES: Rockwell Automation • Manulife • LCBO • University of Waterloo • Energy+ Inc. • Gore Mutual Insurance Company • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada • Sun Life Financial
Award Sponsored by

OUTSTANDING WORKPLACE CAMPAIGN (Small to Mid-Size Organization)

WINNER: Clarion Medical Technologies

NOMINEES: P&H Milling Group • Toyota Tsusho Canada Inc. /Maple Automotive Corporation/Green Metals Canada Inc. • Clarion Medical Technologies • Enbridge Gas Inc. • EY • BMO Financial Group • TD Bank Group • RBC
Award Sponsored by

OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER CONTRIBUTION

WINNER: Enbridge Gas Inc. Campaign Committee

NOMINEES: Bill Conway, Rockwell Automation • Brenda Schmidt (retired), Region of Waterloo • Enbridge Gas Inc. Campaign Committee • University of Waterloo Campaign Committee • Jessie White and Linda Lachance, BMO Financial Group • Landon Jennings • Sun Life Financial Campaign Committee
Award Sponsored by

OUTSTANDING AGENCY

WINNER: Langs

NOMINEES: The Literacy Group • Langs • Extend-a-Family Waterloo Region • Kinbridge Community Association • Shalom Counselling Services • YMCAs of Cambridge & Kitchener-Waterloo

KEN SEILING COMMUNITY LEADER AWARD

WINNERS: Bob & Judy Astley

Become a Sponsor

Partnering with United Way offers an excellent way to increase your community presence and enhance your company’s profile.

For sponsorship inquiries into our upcoming Campaign Launch (September 2019), the 2020 Spirit Awards, or other United Way events please email: amelnick@uwaywrc.ca or call 519-888-6100.