Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC

August 13, 2012 14:50 ET

Municipal workers give back to the community

CUPE 458, Fraser Valley Civic workers make donation to Community Services

HOPE, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 13, 2012) - On Thursday, August 16th at 3:00 p.m. CUPE 458 will present three Fraser Valley Community Services groups with cheques to help fund their youth programs.

The afternoon event will begin with a brief presentation and words from CUPE 458 president Bryan Bickley. However, the focus is a fun afternoon for children involved in the youth programs and immediately following the presentation a road hockey game will take place.

CUPE 458 celebrated 60 years in the Valley last year and the donations are part of their 60th anniversary celebration.

"CUPE 458's 60 year anniversary celebrations aimed to not only celebrate the work we do in the Valley as municipal workers, but also aimed to involve and support our community," says Bickley, "youth are the future of our community and we are proud to be able to support them."

CUPE 458 provides quality public services to seven communities in the Fraser Valley including the City of Chilliwack, Cultus Lake Park Board, District of Kent (Agassiz), District of Hope, Fraser Valley Regional District, Hope Recreation and the Village of Harrison Hot Springs.

WHAT: Cheque presentation from CUPE 458 to Chilliwack Community
Services, Agassiz-Harrison Community Services and Hope
Community Services
WHEN: Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm
WHERE: Hope Memorial Park, presentation at tennis courts
(Park located in downtown Hope at 3rd and Wallace)

Contact Information

  • Bryan Bickley
    CUPE 458 president
    604.819.1216

    Kathryn Sutton
    CUPE Communications
    250.886.6502
    www.cupe.bc.ca