United Way presents annual Spirit Awards

The United Way of the Fraser Valley announced the recipients of its annual Spirit Awards during a reception on March 30 at Garden Park Tower in Abbotsford.

Roxy Mandziak from Correctional Service of Canada samples veggie kabobs from Maghan Larsen during the recent United Way Spirit Awards.

Roxy Mandziak from Correctional Service of Canada samples veggie kabobs from Maghan Larsen during the recent United Way Spirit Awards.

The United Way of the Fraser Valley announced the recipients of its annual Spirit Awards during a reception on March 30 at Garden Park Tower in Abbotsford.

The awards recognized outstanding partners in the United Way’s workplace fundraising campaign, which collected almost $777,000 in 2010. This surpassed the campaign goal of $750,000.

The Spirit Award Recipients were:

– First Time Campaign – BMO Bank of Montreal;

– Labour Participation – Fraser Valley Labour Council;

– Quantum Leap Award – Prospera Credit Union (more than 100 employees) and  Meyers Norris Penny (fewer than 100 employees);

– Leadership Campaign – ICBC (more than 100 employees) and Manning Elliott Chartered Accountants (under 100 employees);

– Campaign of the Year – RBC Royal Bank; and

– Employee Campaign Chair of the Year – Shirley Fast of KPMG.