Program recognizes community heroes making positive changes in their
REGINA, May 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today announced the return of
Scotiabank Game Changers, a program that recognizes local heroes in
Saskatchewan during the Saskatchewan Roughriders regular season.
Scotiabank will recognize the achievements of community heroes and
award them with $1,000 for the registered charity or non-profit cause
of their choice at the first eight Roughriders regular home games this
season. Scotiabank will also provide a $25,000 donation to a Scotiabank
Game Changer finalist at the final home game of the year.
"Scotiabank Game Changers gives people the opportunity to look into the
heart of their communities and find individuals who make a difference
every day. We know there are so many people who are doing great things
in their community, and that's why we're asking people to nominate
someone today," said Bob Taylor, Scotiabank District Vice President,
Saskatchewan South District.
Throughout the regular season, fan voting will help decide home game
Game Changers. At the end of the regular season, fans will have the
chance to vote for their favourite Scotiabank Game Changer, and based
on a combination of fan voting and a judging panel, the winner will
receive $25,000 for the charity of their choice and other great
This program offered a truly life changing experience as it not only
raised awareness about the agency and youth I work for, but also the
individual programs and initiatives that have come to mean so much to
me over the years," said Erin Fogarty, Saskatchewan's Scotiabank
Regional Game Changer Finalist in 2012. "The chance to connect with
like-minded individuals from across the country was beyond motivating
because the level of dedication and passion that each of the other
finalists had for their programs was insurmountable. From beginning to
end, this was an unreal experience and I can't wait to see who
Saskatchewan votes for as this year's Game Changer."
WHO IS AN ELIGIBLE 'SCOTIABANK GAME CHANGER' RECEIVER?
Scotiabank Game Changer candidates must demonstrate leadership and
community involvement within one of the six Scotiabank Bright Future
Philanthropic Pillars: Health, Education, Social Services, Arts, Sports
and Environment. Judging criteria for Game Changer selection is based
For more information on how to nominate a Scotiabank Game Changer, to vote for a Scotiabank Game Changer and
for full contest rules, please visit www.ScotiabankGameChangers.com, on Facebook and follow us on Twitter at @ScotiaCFL #sbgamechangers
Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live
and work, both in Canada and abroad, through our global philanthropic
program, Scotiabank Bright Future. Recognized as a leader
internationally and among Canadian corporations for our charitable
donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has provided on
average approximately $47 million annually to community causes around
the world over each of the last five years. Visit us at www.scotiabank.com.
SOURCE: Scotiabank - Sponsorships & Donations
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