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Docs & Diamonds to take on The Sopranos theme

Tickets are now on sale at the Brockville Scotiabank locations for this fun event.  Join local doctors serving a full Italian meal as you are entertained by Yuk Yuk's Comedy Show and the music of Doctor Doctor.  Tickets are $50 each and include the meal, a $25.00 tax receipt and the chance to win a diamond ring from Charm Diamond Centre, Brockville.

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Starlight Film Festival to be held November 3, 2017

Students in all area high schools are invited to attend this special event exclusively for youth at Galaxy Cinemas Brockville.  The event runs from midnight on November 3 to 7am on November 4, 2017.  Your $20 ticket allows you to watch as many of the 5 featured movies as you can fit in the 7 hour event, as well as unlimited pop, popcorn and arcade games.  Tickets can be purchased at Galaxy Cinemas, the United Way office and in some area schools.  Contact tanya.noyes@uwlg.org for more information.

 

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RBC Foundation donates $4,500 to our 2017 Campaign

The staff at the local RBC branch in Brockville presented a cheque of $4,500 to the United Way Leeds and Grenville from RBC Foundation.

The cheque is intended to support the United Way’s annual giving campaign. “RBC is proud of our ongoing commitment to the Leeds & Grenville region through our support of United Way. We wish you continued success with the 2017 Campaign.” writes Sue-Ellen Holst, Director, Donations — Ontario North & East RBC Foundation.

Tammy Sokolowski, United Way Leeds & Grenville Board Chair and Trish Buote, Executive Director were on hand to accept the generous donation.

“We are extremely grateful for RBC’s ongoing support of the United Way and in helping the Leeds & Grenville community live healthy and prosperous lives. We couldn’t do what we do without them.” says Trish Buote.

 

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Stingers Scare for United Way

United Way Announces Stingers Scare for the United Way October 26, 2017

BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO- Stingers Indoor Paintball is partnering with the United Way of Leeds and Grenville to host a special night in their scare season. This family friendly event will be held at Stingers Indoor Paintball on Thursday October 26, 2017 from 4pm - 9:30pm. The cost is $10 per person or $40 per family (up to 5 members). 

There will be a haunted house, local agencies with activities like Big Brothers Big Sisters of Leeds and Grenville with two bouncies for younger kids and selling popcorn and cotton candy and Girls Inc. will be hosting a pumpkin decorating/ carving station.  Brockville Public Library will have their new GREEN screen there and our local photographer Andrew Kizzel will be taking photos of the costumes and activities during the evening.

To purchase tickets please go to Scotiabank locations in Brockville with cash or cheque. If you wish to pay my Credit Card please contact Kelly Cole at the United Way Kelly.cole@uwlg.org

We are grateful that Scotiabank will be matching dollar for dollar every ticket sold at their Brockville Branches. 

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We have updated our staff page

We have updated our staff page.  We'd like to welcome Kelly Cole as our new Campaign Director and Shenda Bourne as our Sponsored Employee. Please visit our Staff page, and if you'd like to reach any of us you can do so by clicking on our photos to get our email addresses.

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Boys & Girls Club golf tournament

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Labour Day holiday

Please be aware that our office will be closed for the Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 4.  We will be open again on Tuesday, September 5th at 8am.  If you need to reach us over the weekend, please email info@uwlg.org.

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United Way BBQ August 25th

Everyone is welcome to attend! All proceeds stay local and fund local programs!

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Civic Holiday

Please note that our office will be closed on Monday, August 7 for the Civic Holiday. We'll be back on our regular hours - 8am to 3:30pm on Tuesday.

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Check out Automotion this weekend

TISMA is hosting it's annual Automotion event on Blockhouse Island on Sunday, August 6th. Come on down to show your support and visit United Way staff and volunteers who will be there all day. This year we are selling bottled water during the event. Proceeds of water sales go to United Way's 2017 campaign.

 

 

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Our 2017 video

Please take a minute to watch our new video.

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We are working on our first newsletter

We are in the process of starting a United Way Leeds & Grenville newsletter with information about programs, volunteers, services, events and how we spend your donations here locally. We will have a maximum of 6 per year so if you'd like to sign up please visit our Newsletter page. You will be able to unsubscribe at any time.

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