June 2024 Spotlight

Summer of Service is upon us, and longer days mean more time to give back. Wherever your passion lies, you can be certain there is a way to channel your time and energy into making a difference in your community. In this issue of Spotlight, we provide a peek at what your colleagues at TLS and FirstService Residential have planned so far, and also give you ideas of how to find sustainability and sports-related volunteer opportunities in your area. We also have lots of ideas to get your kids involved too!
Partnering with Students to Kick Off Our Third Summer of Service

Partnering with Students to Kick Off Our Third Summer of Service

From left: Larissa Rai, Nola Palmer, Elmer Bauman-Enriquez, Leonardo Dell’Anno & Wrynn Geswin Our third Summer of Service is underway, and to kick off this year’s campaign, we enlisted the help of a talented team of students from OCAD University in Toronto to produce our first kickoff video. Filmed on location at the Don River [...]

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Get Involved: How to Find Local Nature Conservation Volunteer Opportunities This Summer!

Get Involved: How to Find Local Nature Conservation Volunteer Opportunities This Summer!

Get Involved: How to Find Local Nature Conservation Volunteer Opportunities This Summer! Are you passionate about nature and looking for ways to make a difference in your community? Volunteering for local conservation projects is a fantastic way to spend your time, and finding these opportunities is easier than you think. An added bonus is that [...]

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Unplug and Connect: Fun Volunteer Ideas for Kids to Get Them Off Screens and Into the Community!

Unplug and Connect: Fun Volunteer Ideas for Kids to Get Them Off Screens and Into the Community!

Unplug and Connect: Fun Volunteer Ideas for Kids to Get Them Off Screens and Into the Community! Looking for some ideas to keep your kids away from screens and technology this summer? Summer is the perfect time to encourage your kids to explore new interests and give back to their communities. Volunteering not only helps [...]

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Score Big by Giving Back: A Guide to Volunteering at Major Sporting Events

Score Big by Giving Back: A Guide to Volunteering at Major Sporting Events

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Honoring a Legacy: The First Annual Tracy Irving Memorial Golf Tournament

Honoring a Legacy: The First Annual Tracy Irving Memorial Golf Tournament

From left: Shannon McGuey, Robin Chuchmuch & Tracy Irving In a heartfelt tribute to a beloved friend and colleague, the First Annual Tracy Irving Memorial Golf Tournament took place on May 23 at Alberta Springs Golf Course, celebrating the enduring spirit and dedication of Tracy Irving. Tracy and her partner, William Elliott, director of operations [...]

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A Journey in Leadership: From FirstService VP to Influential Management Consultant

A Journey in Leadership: From FirstService VP to Influential Management Consultant

A Journey in Leadership: From FirstService VP to Influential Management Consultant Many of you enjoyed the opportunity to work with Roger Thompson during his 16 year tenure with FirstService Corporation. During his time with us, he wore many several hats and contributed to the success of our organization in many ways, including facilitating strategy sessions [...]

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Looking for Love? Consider Adopting a Shelter Cat

Looking for Love? Consider Adopting a Shelter Cat

Adopting a cat from a shelter is a wonderful decision that offers many benefits, not only for the cat but also for you and your family. Here are some compelling reasons why bringing a shelter cat into your home can be a life-changing and rewarding experience for everyone: 1. Saving a Life: When you adopt [...]

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The FirstService Relief Fund Offers a Lifeline in Tough Times

The FirstService Relief Fund Offers a Lifeline in Tough Times

The FirstService Relief Fund was created to provide support for our team members during times of unforeseen personal financial hardship. Eligible team members may apply for grants – not loans – ranging from $500-$3,000. Two of the most common reasons team members apply for grants is when they are facing serious illnesses, or dealing with [...]

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Summer of Service at TLS: Engage, Energize, and Give Back!

Summer of Service at TLS: Engage, Energize, and Give Back!

Summer of Service is upon us, and longer days mean more time to give back. Wherever your passion lies, you can be certain there is a way to channel your time and energy into making a difference in your community. In this issue of Spotlight, we provide a peek at what your colleagues at TLS [...]

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FirstService Residential New York Joins NAMIWalks for Mental Health

FirstService Residential New York Joins NAMIWalks for Mental Health

In keeping with its tradition of raising awareness and funding for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness, FirstService Residential New York raised $13,000 for the 2024 NAMIWalks-NYC charity event! We’d like to send a special shoutout to property manager Eric Greenberg who single-handedly raised $8,000! A compassionate team of nearly 50 people including FirstService Residential [...]

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Are you looking for ways to #FirstServeOthers? Head on over to our Event Calendar, powered by Volunteer Hub. Here you will find upcoming events and activities, some of which are being sponsored or organized by FirstService companies, and others that your colleagues support. The listings include location, and you’ll see many opportunities are not location-specific, [...]

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