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2005 Highlights

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Local Initiatives

  • Airdrie: RBC Royal Bank presented the Rockyview Regional Handibus Society with a $2,500 cheque. The funds will be used to help the organization with its transportation of children and youth with special needs.

  • Banff: RBC donated $1 million to The Banff Centre to help support the RBC Youth Scholarships program, the Banff International String Quartet Competition and the Centre's annual Midsummer Ball.

  • Brooks: RBC donated limited edition prints autographed by hockey legend Mike Bossy to help raise funds for Junior 'A' hockey clubs, including the Brooks Bandits. For more information on RBC's support for amateur hockey, visit rbc.com/sponsorship.

  • Calgary: RBC employee Wafa Kadri was presented with the Chairman's Excellence Award by the mayor of Calgary. The award celebrates partnerships between business and education, and recognizes individuals who personify passion and commitment to successful partnerships.

  • Calgary: The RBC Foundation committed $20,000 to support Youth in Motion's New Horizons Program, a career-mentoring program for young, internationally-educated women. Four RBC employees also volunteered to serve as mentors in the program.

  • Camrose: RBC staff organized a series of fundraising events to raise over $1,000 to Bethany Homes for Children, Breakfast for Kids and the Camrose Food Bank.

  • Camrose: The RBC Foundation donated $5,000 to the Camrose Public Library for its Fathers Reading Every Day program, which promotes literacy in the community.

  • Crowsnest Pass: RBC's Margaret Woodward used her RBC Employee Volunteer Grant to donate $500 to the Crowsnest Pass Museum.

  • Edmonton: The Royal Eagles, a group of dedicated RBC employees, raised $1,000 from buffalo burger sales at the fourth annual Royal Eagles National Aboriginal Day Barbeque. Proceeds went to the Amiskwaciy Academy hot lunch program.

  • Gem: RBC made a $2,000 donation to the local 4H club, allowing them to travel to Medicine Hat and raise awareness about BSE among their urban peers.

  • Hanna: RBC's popular Toonie Toss raised over $700 for the Kidsport program in Hanna.

  • Hinton: On behalf of the RBC Foundation, RBC employees presented the Hinton United Way a cheque for $1,250.

  • Hinton: The RBC Foundation donated $5,000 to a library summer reading program.

  • Lethbridge: RBC Dominion Securities staff organized a charity golf tournament to benefit the Lethbridge Food Bank and raised nearly $8,000.

  • Lethbridge: The RBC Foundation donated $230,000 to the University of Alberta for its Integrated Management Experience program.

  • Okotoks: RBC Royal Bank in Okotoks was presented with the Community Service Excellence Award.

  • Red Deer: The RBC Foundation has helped launch a two-year Financial Services Diploma at Red Deer College with a $125,000 donation.

  • Strathmore: Over 20 RBC employees and their families participated in the Cancer Society of Alberta's Relay for Life, and raised $20,000 for the cause.

  • Wainwright: RBC Royal Bank tool part in selling Charity Bears in a community-wide campaign to raise money for Stollery Children's Hospital.

  • Westlock: In 2005, RBC presented its second instalment of $20,000 for a new CT scan for the Aspen Regional Health Board.

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