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 September 2016                                                                                 Vol 8, Issue 9
A Surprising Possibility
Dear  ,   
A couple of days ago, one of our major donors walks into our office to drop off his annual donation. He brings his generous cheque along with a card. Somewhat puzzled, we open it up and read the card. 
Helping New Immigrants through
Alberta Global Talent   
Oleksandr Horbuchko arrived in Red Deer about one year ago after surgery prevented him from continuing his work in the oilfield.

"It was a tough time for me," said Oleksandr. "I went to the immigration centre and I met with Brian Ennis."

Kicking Off Possibility: Lunch Has
Never Been So Much Fun
On September 15, five hundred Central Albertans helped us celebrate the official launch of our 51st annual Fundraising Campaign. 
Did you know?
211® Poll Results 
Last month we had a poll asking - what topic do you think generates the highest volume of calls on 211®? More than 50% of respondents said...  

Investing in the Community:
NOVA Chemicals Kicks Off Their Month-Long Campaign
Hundreds of NOVA Chemicals' employees and contractors came together at lunchtime to enjoy hamburgers at their 2016 United Way Campaign Kick Off and at the same time, affirmed their continued commitment to invest in their community.

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Calling All Non-Profit Agencies:
Don't Miss Out

Non-profit organizations may be interested in the learning opportunities that are being offered in the City of Red Deer.   

NOVA Chemicals' "Never Refuse to Reuse" Event offers free office furniture and other items to non-profits in Central Alberta. October 19. You must email to express interest in attending. 
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Sockey Night in
Red Deer 
| Oct. 22, 2016  
|  ENMAX Centrium 
|  7:00-9:00 pm 
Scotch Classic
Order Tickets  
|  Nov. 17, 2016  
|  Pidherney Centre 
|  5:30-8:00 pm 
Campaign Training
| Oct.  13, 2016 
|  United Way Office 
|  12-2:00 pm
Lunch Provided 
Look at All the Ways You Can Help

United Way Central Alberta | 403.343.3900 | Email | Website