Video: An introduction to JUNE DRESSES™, a fundraising initiative in support of United Way and charities focused on empowering women. Visit www.junedresses.ca or #jundedresses to learn more or register.
Vista, June Dresses and United Way empowering women through dress for
CALGARY, May 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Vista Projects Limited (Vista), a
privately-owned, Calgary-based oil and gas engineering firm, announced
today its sponsorship of June Dresses, a unique fundraising initiative
that supports United Way.
Last year's June Dresses pilot campaign was a huge success, raising over
$10,000 for United Way and local programs focused on empowering women.
Vista was a United Way Spirits of Gold finalist for its work with the
"Thanks to Vista's incredible community leadership, June Dresses will be
even bigger and better this year," says Lucy Miller, President and CEO
of United Way of Calgary and Area. "June Dresses is a wonderful way to
make a difference in our community. It's an upbeat, positive approach
and I'm proud to be participating. I invite other Calgary women to do
The concept of June Dresses is simple: sign up online and create a
personal profile page, wear a dress each day in June, share photos and
updates throughout the month on social media networks and raise funds
for a great cause. More information and participant registration is
available at www.junedresses.ca.
"I'm proud that Vista has gotten behind a charitable campaign that
specifically supports women," says Cristina Baciu, Principal, Process
Engineering Group Lead at Vista. "This is a great way for women in an
engineering company, which is typically male-dominated, to connect with
one another and bond over a common activity and purpose."
Money raised through June Dresses supports All In for Youth, a citywide
initiative developed by United Way. Its goal is to reduce high school
dropouts in Calgary by 50%. June Dresses funds a sub-strategy called
All In for Girls that focuses specifically on female students. Led by
United Way's Women's Leadership Council, All In for Girls empowers
Calgary girls to complete high school with confidence, connections and
About Vista Projects
Vista is a full-service engineering and procurement firm serving Western
Canada's oil and gas producers. Specializing in thermal, heavy oil
surface facilities, Vista has engineered more than one third of
Alberta's total SAGD production. Vista is a five-time top Canadian
employer and 2013 winner of Canada's Best Managed Companies program.
For more information, visit www.vistaprojects.com.
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SOURCE: Vista Projects Limited
For further information:
Phone: (403) 258-4085