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2005 Highlights

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Local Initiatives

  • Foam Lake: RBC's Joan Paley was named RBC's Volunteer of the Year and donated $1,500 in grants to the Tuffnell Community Hall. Paley volunteers for a number of organizations, including the Foam Lake School of Dance, Foam Lake School of Music and the Shebo Rodeo.

  • Hanley: The RBC Foundation donated $5,000 to the Hanley Fire Department.

  • Humboldt: The RBC Foundation donated $10,000 to the Partners for Rural Family Support.

  • Moose Jaw: RBC donated $8,000 to the Moose Jaw Union Hospital to help fund the purchase of a renal dialysis unit.

  • Ponteix: RBC donated over $4,000 to the Ponteix Fire Department to help fund firefighter training.

  • Prince Albert: RBC and its employees at the Prince Albert branch donated more than $19,000 to Two Miles for Mary, the seniors' transportation service that takes them to their doctor's appointments, to the bank or to the mall.

  • Regina: To help celebrate Saskatchewan's centennial celebration, the RBC Foundation donated $50,000 to the Government House and its mission to preserve and promote the province's legacy.

  • Regina: As part of the 2005 United Way Day of Caring, RBC employees landscaped the Regina Residential Resource Centre and SOFIA House.

  • Regina: RBC employees came together to give the Regina Residential Resource Centre and the SOFIA House a face lift. As active participants in the 2005 United Way Days of Caring Program, they painted, moved sheds and fences, planted flowers and did general yard clean-up.

  • Saskatoon: The RBC Foundation donated $10,000 to Beyond the Hurt, a Red Cross peer harassment and bullying prevention program.

  • Saskatoon: The RBC Foundation donated $150,000 to the Royal University Hospital for medical specialist fellowships.

  • Saskatoon: Forty RBC employees insulated and put siding on two Habitat for Humanity houses.

  • Saskatoon: RBC donated $90,000 to Dance Saskatchewan's Dare to Dance, a unique show that salutes and showcases Saskatchewan performers who have excelled in the arts.

  • Saskatoon: RBC celebrated the Twelfth Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Award winners. The Awards recognize career achievements by aboriginal professionals in diverse occupations.

  • Saskatoon: RBC has contributed three two-year fellowship awards of $50,000 each ($25,000 for each of two years) to support training for three specialists at Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon, to help contend with long waiting lists, physician retirements and maintain excellence in patient care.

  • Swift Current: RBC donated $5,000 to the Saskatchewan Abilities Council for its members to take part in weekly music and drama therapy programs.

  • Weyburn: To commemorate the RBC Royal Bank Cup, RBC donated $5,000 to KidSport, an organization that increases accessibility of sport opportunities to children.


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