It was a busy summer for Neptune Terminals and we enjoyed being out in the community meeting our neighbours and supporting events that make the North Shore the vibrant place that it is. We rode up mountains for charity, put the fun in recycling, bought the front row of a theatre and helped the kids of summer play ball, just to name a few!
Neptune Director of Community & Stakeholder Engagement, Lisa Dooling, presents a cheque to North Shore Community Resources Executive Director, Murray Mollard. Neptune donates $10,000 annually to the NSCR Seniors’ One Stop Program. To find out more about the program, please visit their website.
Neptune was a Platinum sponsor for this year’s Rotary Ride for Rescue, organized by the West Vancouver Sunrise Rotary Club to raise funds for North Shore Rescue and other local charities. The Neptune team shown above tackled the mountain that day to raise funds and awareness for the Tim Jones Legacy Fund (North Shore Rescue). Learn more on the Rotary Club website.
This was Neptune’s first year as a Platinum sponsor of Lynn Valley Days. The community celebration, organized by the Lynn Valley Lions, opened with the Friday Night Gala Dinner Dance and carried on with many events including a parade, rides and pancake breakfast throughout the weekend. Environmental Systems Specialist Stacy Bell and Director of Community & Stakeholder Engagement Lisa Dooling manned the Neptune booth at the community event on June 17, and had many good conversations with residents interested in learning about our terminal operations. Check out more photos from the North Shore News.
Neptune sponsored Big Yoga for Big Sisters Yogathon – the first event of its kind in North Vancouver – which took place July 8 at Heywood Park. The goal was to raise money and awareness to help Big Sisters grow its volunteer base so that more girls on the North Shore can find mentors. Watch Big Sisters’ YouTube video about this summer’s event.
As a result Neptune’s sponsorship, the Lynn Valley Little League was able to start a new summer baseball program open to all players on the North Shore aged 7-12.
Neptune’s Lisa Dooling presents a cheque to Lynn Valley Little League president Jamie Bassett at the summer opener on July 15.
On August 12 and 13, eight city blocks in North Vancouver became the site of family-friendly, fun-filled events and activities at the Fun City Festival. The weekend attracted 50,000 attendees and 12,000 of those rode the 1000-foot waterslide down Lonsdale Avenue. There was music, food, artisanal goods and loads of positive vibes. Neptune Terminals helped make sure the attendees kept North Vancouver beautiful and kept garbage out of the landfill by providing recycling “terminals” for guests’ food and drink containers. Visit the City of North Vancouver website for more pictures of this crazy-fun day.
Neptune made a $10,000 donation to the Presentation House Theatre’s Cheeky Seat Campaign to kick start PHT’s efforts to install brand new, state-of-the-art seating that will allow it to present a variety of shows in different configurations. Our donation bought the whole front row, and we hope it will help them attract other supporters for the campaign. Neptune and PHT are longstanding partners, and together with North Shore Neighbourhood House we support the Take Your Seat program, which enables local seniors and their caregivers to enjoy theater outings.
Visit Presentation House Theatre’s website for box office and program information.
L to R – Giselle Clarke-Trenaman, Production Co-ordinator-Facilities Manager, PHT; Kim Selody, Artistic Director, PHT; Jim Belsheim, President, Neptune Terminals; Lisa Dooling, Director of Community & Stakeholder Engagement, Neptune Terminals. Photo by Kayla Isomura