JEDS supports RaY (Resource Assistance for Youth) at a fundraising gala event with well-known British entrepreneur, Richard Branson. The luncheon and auction helped raise over $300,000 in support of this youth-focused charity. See the Winnipeg Free press story here.
Canadian Industry Online shares stories of Canadian business success. JEDS, a Manitoba success story is featured in the May 2012 online edition. Check out the article here.
JEDS was awarded a construction contract for work on Access Nor'West, a Co-Op Community Health Centre. This contract highlights JEDS' credential as a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Efficient Design) builder and aligns with our focus on reducing impact on the environment. Construction begins Summer 2012.
JEDS continues its tradition of building and supporting our community. Working with Habitat for Humanity, JEDS pledged commitment to the "Designing Brighter Futures" initiative as part of the Industry Build. See the list of generous supporters or get involved and become a contributor.
JEDS may not be keeping pace with the best runners, but we're running a solid finish; just like we do, everyday. Watch for a team of JEDS runners in the Manitoba Marathon once again in 2013. It's becoming a tradition.
JEDS donates office space to high school participants working with the S.E.L.F program. The program focuses on developing Sustainable Empowering Life Fundamentals, a healthy living initiative of Seven Oaks School District. The program is a Chronic Disease Prevention Initiative funded by Manitoba Health.
April 22, JEDS will participate in the Cocoa Beach Triathlon in support of the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism. Join us by supporting the foundation at http://cocoabeachtriathlon.com
JEDS is shaking things up in our offices and job sites. We've made the switch to Shaklee earth-friendly cleaning products. Doing a little bit more to create a healthier planet and avoid product testing on animals.
This week, JEDS will sponsor and attend this annual career fair in conjunction with the Career Development Centre at the University of Manitoba. Our presence highlights the opportunity available to youth interested in careers in the construction industry.
Environmental sustainabilty is a core value at JEDS. In support of the Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre, JEDS will sponsor the annual Minister's Dinner on February 29. Last year’s event was a huge success with over $137,000 raised to support Duck’s Unlimited in this educational initative.
JEDS is proud to have been featured in the Canadian Builder’s Quarterly for the first quarter of 2012. This article highlights the versatility of JEDS in meeting the construction needs of many industries.
JEDS continues to support this significant initiative as a Community Level Investor to help grow and sustain economic development in Winnipeg. JEDS was a founding investor in September 2010 and is maintaining a five-year commitment to this important organization.
JEDS took time this holiday season to bring some Christmas cheer to a Winnipeg family of five. In keeping with the generous spirit of Winnipeg, one of the most charitable cities in Canada, our staff prepared and delivered a hamper of food and toys to spread holiday spirit.
We're proud of our Winnipeg Jets. So proud that we purchased Jets license plates for all our fleet vehicles. Generating a gift of $450 to the Winnipeg Jets True North Foundation. See more at http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/135492743.html.
What better way for a construction company to give back? Throughout May and June of 2011, JEDS donated over 250 hours to build homes for Habitat for Humanity, helping this vital community organization to create affordable housing for families in Winnipeg.
The 2011 Manitoba Marathon is fast approaching and the JEDS Relay Team is rrready to go! The Manitoba Marathon raises funds every year for people living with intellectual disabilities and we are proud to be participating in this year's event!. JEDS' has established an initial goal of raising $500 towards the event and hope you can lend your support. Of course there are many ways you can support: through an online donation or by supporting the JEDS Relay Team at the marathon. The marathon takes place on Sunday June 19th will start and finish at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. If you are free come on out and support and cheer all of this year's marathon runners. To make a donation to JEDS Relay Team please visit our Team page at: http://www.active.com/donate/manitobamarathon2011/jeds
Thank you for your support!
Today we are announcing that JEDS has provided a gift of $10,000 to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, a cornerstone of Canada's commitment to the protection of human rights here and around the world. This aligns with JEDS' philosphy on employment equity and recognizing our diverse workforce.