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UW-GK Chapter News History

UW-GK Chapter News History

Annual Fundraiser Harry Potter Trivia Night at Garbonzo's


Canadian Blood Services - Month of March

The month of March has Canadian Blood Services last set of dates with the UW-GK this year. March 14 is the information table in Riddell Hall, March 23 the Blood Typing table in Riddell Hall and March 30th is Donor Day in the Bulman Centre. See our facebook page for more details.



Workshop: Dr. Reimer presents How to Create an Effective Workplace

Monday, March 27, 2017 there will be a workshop called How to Create an Effective Workplace. Dr. Reimer will conduct the workshop. Look for more information on this workshop shortly.

Transition Day for the Executive Committee

Dear UW-GK members, Wednesday, May 31, 2017 is our Executive Committee transition day. We will conclude the EC for the 2016-2017 year, and welcome the new EC for the upcoming 2017-2018 year. Follow us over the summer for upcoming events and news moving forward. Enjoy your summer!

2017-05-28 20:12:45

UPCOMING EVENTS CALENDAR SILOAM MISSION Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:15 pm, the donations accumulated at Siloam Mission need sorting and assistance. Siloam Mission needs up to 10 volunteers. Sign up at doodle poll: ------------------------------------- N.E.E.D.S. NEWCOMERS EMPLOYMENT AND EDUCATION SERVICES The date for NEEDS volunteer initiative is Thursday, May 5, 2017 from 3:30 – 5:30 pm. The volunteer initiative offers 4-8 volunteers. The doodle poll to sign up is: ---------------------------------- SILOAM MISSION If you are unable to sign up for the above Siloam Mission date, another opportunity is available for Dinner Service – serving those in need, Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm. 4 volunteers needed. Sign up at this doodle poll to volunteer: ---------------------------------------- YEAR END DINNER Each year the UW-GK holds a year end dinner. Everyone is welcome. Appetizers will be provided. This year we will gather on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm at Boston Pizza at 690 St. James Street, by Polo Park. Come and mingle with other UW-GK members and celebrate a successful year! Sign up below to attend: -------------------------------- UNITED WAY DAY OF CARING This year the UW-GK Events is looking to set up a Day of Caring Volunteer initiative with the United Way. They are pleased to be working with us. They have some interesting options to choose from painiting to clothing sorting, to neighbourhood projects. This volunteer day will take place in May and a date will be posted once determined. ------------------------------------ RELAY FOR LIFE Relay for life is a main Golden Key commitment by the International Organization. If you go online, their commitment is on their website. Relay for Life has been done in the past by the UW-GK and those that participated had loads of fun. It is an overnight event but it is well worth the effort to support Cancer causes. You do not have to stay overnight, you can participate and leave when you need to. The Cancer Society is holding this event Friday, May 26th. More information will follow and feel free to Google it. A doodle poll will go up. -------------------------------------- 2017-04-22 17:24:18

Dine for The Syrian Refugees

Dine for The Syrian Refugees 

On Wednesday May 24, 2017 from 4-8pm join us at the University of Winnipeg for a fundraising event in support of local Winnipeg Syrian refugees and abroad in Jordanian refugee camps.  This event is organized by a passionate local UW student and co-hosted by the University of Winnipeg and Diversity Foods Services.  Dine for The Syrian Refugees brings together an evening of authentic Syrian food, information booths to learn about Syrian culture as well as inspiring stories about their journey to Canada and their profound appreciation for this great nation they now call home.  Tickets can be purchased by contacting the event coordinator at; tickets are $75 or student tickets for $50.

2017-04-22 16:52:02

2017 Covocation - Graduation Regalia

Stand Out from the Crowd! Proudly wear the UW-GK Graduation Regalia
As the winter term comes to an end, many of you are scheduled to graduate this upcoming June. Congratulations! Should you wish to wear the UW-GK regalia, please, e-mail the UW-GK immediately to book the graduation regalia. It will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis, so don’t wait! Use right after the ceremony for photos can also be arranged at

2017-04-17 04:06:07

Etiquette Workshop - FREE!

The UW-GK is hosting a free Etiquette Workshop on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. It will be located in room1C16A. Please indicate in the doodle poll if you are interested in attending the workshop at the doodle poll listed:

2017-04-13 20:03:42


Thursday, March 23, 2017 between 11am - 2pm, in Riddell Hall, the UW-GK will be hosting a CBS blood typing table. Come out to find out your blood type for free!! If you would like to volunteer to help out the CBS nurses with filling out participants forms, sign up to volunteer at Hope to see you there to volunteer, learn your blood type and how to save a life!

2017-03-22 18:12:26

POSITIONS & SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITES! Dear UW-GK Members, Don't miss out on these great opportunities! Details below about our Chapter Scholarship and vacant positions on the UW-GK Executive Committee. Application forms are in our office on the bulletin board in 0GM05 or you can email us for one at Due Date Extended: APPLICATIONS FOR VACANT UW-GK EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE & AMBASSADOR POSITIONS. There is still time to apply and become a member of the 2017-2018 UW-GK Executive Committee! Are you looking to gain valuable experience being a part of a committee, organizing events, networking with peers and professionals, or volunteering in the community? This is your chance! Pick up an application in our boardroom in 0GM05, or email us for a form. Please, submit applications no later than March 31, 2017 via e-mail to Francine Laurin, Chapter President, at The UW-GK would like to thank all applicants, in advance, for their interest. Vacant Positions: Executive Vice President Vice President Communications Vice President Events Vice President Marketing Director Communications Director Marketing Ambassador UW-GK CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP. The UW-GK Chapter offers an in-house scholarship that is awarded to one Golden Key member who distinguishes himself or herself in areas of academics, leadership, and service—the three Golden Key pillars. The application deadline is March 31, 2017. Pick up an application form from the UW-GK boardroom bulletin board in 0GM05 on the mezzanine floor in Graham Hall. If you have any other questions please contact us at Thank you and good luck with your applications! 2017-03-22 17:55:51

Workshop: Dr. Reimer presents How to Create an Effective Workplace

Monday, March 27, 2017 there will be a workshop called How to Create an Effective Workplace. Dr. Reimer will conduct the workshop. Look for more information on this workshop shortly.

2017-03-07 03:50:32


Thank you!!


Thank you to everyone who made our Cookies & Coffee Scholarship Fundraiser a successful event. See our Facebook page for photos and details of our success. A big thank you to Kristi who donated all of the baked goods!!

2016-10-27 02:18:41

UW-Golden Key Tutoring

Worried about double-entry bookkeeping? Gantt charts got you down? On behalf of the Department of Business & Economics, our local University of Winnipeg Golden Key Chapter (UW-GK) offers FREE tutoring for students in Intro Micro Macro Economics, BUS-1000 and 2000-level courses. Act now to stay ahead of the game and contact to book a tutoring session. Interested in being a paid tutor? Contact the Business Administration Department Assistant, Carlene Osborne 2016-10-15 14:52:55

Coffee & Cookies Scholarship Fundraiser

Come out on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 on the 3rd floor by the escalators and support our fundraiser for our UW-GK scholarship. Coffee, cookies and baked goods will be available. Come hungry!!

2016-10-12 19:24:31

THE PRINCETON REVIEW UPDATE See our The Princeton Review tab for the latest info and discounts! 2016-09-25 01:10:47


See our UW-GK Tutoring Tab to find out details about our service! 2016-09-21 19:57:18



Thursday, September 22, 2016 is Canadian Blood Services Blood Typing Day! Stop by our UW-GK - CBS tables in the Richardson Science Building & in front of Riddell cafeteria. Sign up to donate and save a life! Find out your blood type too!

2016-09-19 20:40:59



Check out our new survey under our Alumni Tab or link here: https://www.

2016-09-17 01:49:12


NEW MEMBER INFORMATION SESSION Thursday, September 15, 2016 between 5-6:30pm is our New Member Information Session! Please come to room 4C40 to learn more about UW-GK membership benefits, academic, leadership, and service initiatives and more!!


UPCOMING PRINCETON REVIEW EVENTS The UW-GK and the Princeton Review Canada have partnered to offer great opportunities for Free seminars. Go to our Chapter Events tab for all the details.



Congratulations to the UW-GK! Our chapter was chosen to receive the Key Chapter award for 2015-2016! Great work and thank you to all members who contributed to Academics, Leadership, and Service projects!


UPCOMING EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER!! September is a busy and exciting month! The UW-GK chapter will be at Roll Call on Friday, September 9th! Stop by to learn more about our events! This month we are participating in Canadian Blood Services and we have a New Member Information Session taking place Thursday, September 15th, 2016 between 5:00 - 6:30 pm in room 4C40. Come out to learn more about what joining the UW-GK can offer you. Watch for more events coming your way!



Don't forget tomorrow is the Blood Donor Clinic! Volunteer at Hospitality or Donate Blood to save a Life! Tell everyone you know and come to participate between 11-2pm Bullman Center at The University of Winnipeg.


Graduation is this Thursday, June 9, 2016 and Friday, June 10, 2016! Congratulations goes out to all graduates at The University of Winnipeg. Enjoy your day, you have earned it! Also, congratulations to all Convocation award winners. Don't forget to stop by our UW-GK tent on Spence Street after your ceremony to learn more about UW-GK and about being a UW-GK Alumni and how to stay connected by updating your email contact information. Graduation Golden Key Regalia, the sash, chord, and medal will be on hand for photos. See you there!


Our year end video is online.  With a 2 minute limit, we jammed in a lot that the UW-GK did over the past year!


Congratulations and welcome to the incoming Executive Committee. Thank you to the outgoing Executives that made the 2015-2016 UW-GK year a success!


The UW-GK has partnered with Canadian Blood Services. Our first Donation Drive is July 7th, 2016 at the University of Winnipeg in the Bulman Centre from 11am - 2pm. Contact us to sign up to Donate or Volunteer at


Calling Volunteers or Donations for our Siloam Mission service event. On Saturday, April 23, 2016 the UW-GK is volunteering at Siloam Mission. For more details please email us at This is a great opportunity to share your time with others who value your commitment and generosity for helping others in the community. If you are unable to attend, Siloam mission accepts needed items for their patrons. Please see their website for items in need.


Celebrate the end of term with a Free night of Trivia at Garbonzos on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 7:30pm! Drink and Food Specials, Trivia contests, Prizes, Raffles, and 50/50 draw. UW-GK welcomes all students, faculty, staff, members and Alumni UW-GK members to their first ever Alumni Event! See you there!


Did you know the UW-GK has a Stole, Cord, and Medallion that represent the Golden Key and its three pillars, leadership, service, and academics? If you would like to wear these for graduation or for your grad photos, please contact us at for more information. You can also visit the International website for more graduation items.


Don't forget this Thursday, April 28th, 2016 is our Year End Dinner at Boston Pizza, 690 St. James, at 7:00 pm! Enjoy friends and food and share how your year went! Email us at to let us know if you will attend! Hope to see you there.



Join us tonight for our 2nd annual Gaming Social/Fundraiser. Tickets are $10 at the door and your ticket will get you into the draw for TWO METRIC TICKETS - the Canadian Band!! A portion of tonight's 50/50 draw will help fund the South Africa Initiative Project, and Raffle Prizes include Jets gear!! Come out and challenge someone to a Mario cart game before you need to begin studies for exams!! See you at Garbonzos at the AnX at 7pm.


Come out and join us for a fun night of Games including Giant Jenga, Giant Twister, Mario Cart Wii Tournament, and more!!
 It is at Garbonzos at the AnX. Tickets are $10 and a portion of nights proceeds will help fun our Golden Futures Africa Volunteer Trip the May!!


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