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RBC Future Launch Community Challenge

Bold youth-led initiatives address local needs as Winkler Community Foundation joins national community challenge The Winkler Community Foundation is joining the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge, making up to $15,000 available to youth-led projects that address diverse and urgent local priorities. The RBC Future Launch Community Challenge will enable youth to apply for funding to support their bold ideas to address urgent community priorities. It is an opportunity for young people to lead, learn new skills, gain experience, and build relationships in their local communities — all things that will help them prepare for the future of work. Later this year, The Winkler Community Foundation will also bring youth and community members together for ‘Vital Conversations,’ community dialogue focused on creating a better future together. The #RBCFLChallenge is looking for young people between the ages of 15-29 who have bold ideas for how to help your community as well as organizations interested in partnering with youth and supporting their leadership, growth, and skills development. Up to $15,000 is available to youth-led initiatives that address urgent local priorities. Find out how you can apply by contacting the Winkler Community Foundation. #RBCFLChallenge This Community Challenge goes far beyond Winkler, participating community foundations […]

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Ruth Reimer – Citizen of the Year

The Citizen of the Year award is presented to an individual who continually gives of themselves and helps many others in the process.  At the core of Winkler are inspiring people who live here. The people who motivate and take action; who get involved and make a difference. They are the ordinary extraordinary; the behind-the-scenes catalysts; the connectors and the motivators. “The Winkler Community Foundation is excited to announce Mrs. Ruth Reimer as the 2019 Citizen of the Year for Winkler.  Ruth has been selected for her work with Katie Cares and Katie’s Cottage. Ruth’s passion has impacted so many people as they journey through health challenges with loved ones. Her impact has also spread to children and youth as they have been inspired to organize their own fundraisers in effort to fulfill Katie’s dream and help fund Katie Cares projects.” – Scott Doell, Winkler Community Foundation President. The Citizen of the Year, once again, will have the opportunity to present the Citizen of the Year Choice grant of $1000 to a charitable organization of his choice at the banquet. Mrs. Ruth Reimer will be honored at the 2019 Citizen of the Year Banquet at the Days Inn Conference Centre […]

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