2009-05-05 - Canadian Pioneers

Aliant Pioneer Volunteers recognized for their accomplishments!

National Volunteer Week recognizes volunteers across Canada for their time and dedication to making a difference in our local communities.

Bell Aliant would like to thank and congratulate their employees and retirees who recently received International and National award recognition by the TelecomPioneers in New Orleans winning 44 awards for their volunteer community service efforts.

AWARDS RECEIVED

Acadia Chapter (representing Pioneers in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island)

  • Chapter Excellence (International category)
  • Project Excellence Awards for Backpacks for Kids
  • Individual Excellence Award for Pioneer partner Joyce Demone (International category)
  • EB Dodds award for Power Up to Read (International category)
  • Individual Excellence Awards for Pioneer retiree Alex MacGregor (Canadian category)
  • Individual Excellence Award for Pioneer retiree Dianne McDonald (Canadian category)
  • Individual Excellence Award for Pioneer partner Joyce Demone (International category)
  • Individual Excellence Award for Pioneer partner Joyce Demone (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Heart Pillow Distribution (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Hug-A-Bear Deliveries (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Personal Care Kit Deliveries (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Books for Literacy (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Computers donated to Communities (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Junior Achievement-Economics of Staying in School (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Backpacks for Kids Distribution (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Christmas Gift Donations (Canadian category)

New Brunswick Chapter

  • Silver Award for Project Excellence for PALS Partnership with Centennial School (Canadian category)
  • Project Excellence Awards for Backpacks for Kids (International category)
  • Project Excellence Award for Power Up to Read (International category)
  • Project Excellence Award for PALS Partnership with Centennial School
  • Power Up to Read award for excellence in user recruitment (International category)
  • Individual Excellence Award for Pioneer retiree Guy Gallant (International category)
  • Individual Excellence Award for Pioneer retiree Guy Gallant (Canadian category)
  • EB Dodds award for Power Up to Read
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Junior Achievement-Economics of Staying in School (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Computers donated to Communities (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Christmas Gift Donations (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Heart Pillow Distribution (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Hug-A-Bear Deliveries (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Books for Literacy (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Backpacks for Kids Distribution (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Power Up to Read Student Activations (Canadian category)

Newfoundland & Labrador Chapter

  • Gold Awards for Project Excellence for partnering with Mary Queen of the World School (Canadian category)
  • Community Impact Award (International category)
  • Project Excellence Award for CNIB Partnership (International category)
  • Project Excellence Awards for Backpacks for Kids (International category)
  • Project Excellence Award for Play and Learn Program (International category)
  • Project Excellence Awards for Aliant Pioneer Green House (International Category)
  • Individual Excellence Award for Pioneer retiree Ed Hiscock (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Heart Pillow Distribution (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Computers donated to Communities (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Christmas Gift Donations (Canadian category)

Maple Leaf Chapter (comprised of Bell Canada retirees in various Communities including Bell Aliant territory)

  • Bronze Award for Project Excellence for supporting CNIB Canadian Guide Dog Program (Canadian category)
  • Heart of Pioneer Excellence Award for Heart Pillow Distribution (Canadian category)

The employees and retirees of Bell Aliant are confident in their ability to continue making the world a better place and are committed to meeting the unique needs of our local communities through grassroots projects, the spirit of lending a "helping hand".

If you are not a member of the Aliant Pioneer Volunteers and would like to join, please click here.

Congratulations to all Aliant Pioneer Volunteers!

Honored to be a Pioneer,

Candace Salkey


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