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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Girls at Bat Program

Get moving with Jays Care Foundation

May 11, 2020

The Jays Care Foundation works to provide a level playing field for all children and youth across Canada. Jays Care has been a Girls Inc. partner through their Girls At Bat program. Did you know? – If a girl hasn’t participated in organized sport by age 10, there is only a 10% chance she will […]

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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta and Finning Canada announce first scholarship recipients

Release: Finning Canada and Girls Inc name first scholarship winners

February 11, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort McMurray (February 11, 2020)— On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Finning Canada are honoured to announce the first recipients of the Finning Canada Spotlight on STEM Awards.  Carolyn Spence and Kaylen Young will receive $1,000 each from Finning as they work to […]

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Queens In Code lead a Girls Inc. Of Northern Alberta Operation S.M.A.R.T. Session.

Small but mighty: Queens in Code

November 4, 2019

A group of girls from Westwood Community High School are navigating the science world their own way and including the younger generation with them.  Queens in Code (QIC) is a student led organization in Fort McMurray that is working toward encouraging and integrating girls in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) field at a […]

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Girls Inc. shows promise (not really) at annual Chew for Charity

October 15, 2019

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta had the chance to participate in Chew for Charity on Saturday night.  The event is put on by Boston Pizza and gives 12 charities the opportunity to win a donation to their organization.  Girls Inc. staff member, Jenna Hamilton and her family friend represented our organization but their strengths did […]

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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Women of Inspiration Series, Third Nominee, Shannon Noble

Shannon Noble- WOI Series Presented by Bouchier Group of Companies

September 23, 2019

For Immediate Release September 19, 2019 Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta’s 13th Woman of Inspiration 2019-2020 Presented by The Bouchier Group Announces its 3rd Nominee (Fort McMurray) — Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and The Bouchier Group is proud to announce the 3rd nominee for the Women of Inspiration series 2019-2020. Shannon Noble: Ms. Noble […]

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Jason Matlo, Vancouver Fashion Designer, host charity fashion show in support of Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta

Vancouver Fashion designer pledges support to Girls Inc.

September 9, 2019

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is thrilled that a Vancouver fashion designer has pledged their support to our organization.  Jason Matlo is launching a new, made-to-measure collection for men and women,  and a portion of the proceeds from his show will be donated to Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta. The show is being hosted in Vancouver […]

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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Run Club 2019

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta lace up for Fort McMurray Marathon

September 3, 2019

A group of young girls in the Wood Buffalo region have been preparing for the Fort McMurray Marathon.  Since June, a group of 13 girls have been meeting every Monday and Thursday to train for the 3 KM or 5 KM race. The training sessions include running laps, circuits and of course, active games.  At […]

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8th Annual Zombie Run Cancelled

August 26, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is sad to announce that we are cancelling our 8th Annual Zombie Run. We unfortunately do not have enough registered to continue with the event and raise adequate funds for the Fort McMurray United Way. We thank everyone who did take the time to register and were […]

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