The Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau is the centre of Grande Prairie's community non - profit sector. We work collaboratively with individuals, non-profits, educational institutions, and the corporate sector to provide programs opportunities and advocacy to develop a vibrant, growing community that cares. Read More
August 25, 2015: Grande Prairie
Annette Anderson: Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grande Prairie and Area would like to recognize Annette Anderson for Volunteer of the Week. Annette has been matched with her Little Sister since early 2015 and during this time has become her mentee’s close friend. Annette has demonstrated to our agency that she is passionate about the Big Brothers Big Sisters movement. Annette can be counted on when she is needed most and is a generous and caring person. Annette’s Little Sister enjoys time spent with her mentor and benefits from having a dedicated role model and supportive friend. Annette, you inspire us and are an example that a busy woman can be a wonderful mentor to a child. Thank you very much for starting something BIG in your community and helping your Little Sister reach her potential.
August 26, 2015: Grande Prairie
Larissa Okimaw-Keels: Grande Prairie Friendship Centre
GP Friendship Centre would like to nominate Larissa who is a youth volunteer. She helps with the pick-up of our donation bread and will help organize it for the clients. As well she has been part of the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre Parade Float for almost her entire 10 years of life. She gives up the opportunity to watch the parade and get candy so she can represent the Centre with pride.
August 27, 2015: Grande Prairie
Holly Rothlisberger: STARS
Holly Rothlisberger: STARS Foundation would like to nominate Holly Rothlisberger. We at STARS are very fortunate to have so many opportunities to work with Holly. She has been involved with a number of community engagement and fundraising events, and lends her time and talents whenever needed. Holly is a punctual, reliable, and committed volunteer. She is undoubtedly a great representative of STARS, helping to raise awareness of the organization and encouraging representation and involvement wherever possible. Thanks so much to Holly, as it is volunteers like her who help ensure that STARS is always there for the next patient. Keep up the great work Holly and we look forward to many more opportunities to work with you in the future.