United Way Spirit Awards coming up

The United Way will recognize several donors at its annual Spirit Awards celebration on March 29 in Abbotsford.

The United Way will recognize several donors at its annual Spirit Awards celebration on March 29 in Abbotsford.

The event takes place at Garden Park Tower, 2825 Clearbrook Rd., and has a 1950s theme. The “jukebox reception” begins at 5 p.m., and “dinner at the diner” is served at 6 p.m.

For more information about the event, visit uwfv.bc.ca or call 604-852-1234.

Nominees and their categories are:

q Campaign of the Year (more than 200 employees) – Costco, Prospera Credit Union and RBC Financial Group

q Campaign of the Year (fewer than 200 employees) – BCAA, Canadian Western Bank, Manning Elliott Chartered Accountants and MNP LLP

q Member Agency Campaign of the Year – Abbotsford Community Services, Abbotsford Peer Support for Seniors, Aldergrove Neighbourhood Services, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Chilliwack Resource Centre Society

q Employee Campaign Chair of the Year – Meghan Cheek of MNP LLP, Jas Gill of Service Canada, Fred Grewal of Manning Elliott, Heather Horvath of RBC, Phyllis Janzen of Corrections Canada, Sophie Lamarchee of Corrections, Harjit Pangli of Canadian Western Bank, and Jennifer Watts of Manning Elliott

q Labour Participation Award – Fraser Valley Labour Council, CUPE Local 458 (representing the City of Abbotsford and the FVRD) and BCGEU Local 1004 (representing Emil Anderson)

q Quantum Leap Award (fewer than 100 employees) – MNP LLP, Manning Elliott, Canadian Western Bank and KPMG

q Quantum Leap Award (more than 100 employees) – Costco, Golden Valley Foods Ltd., Bank of Montreal, ICBC and RBC Financial Group.