Thursday, 12 October 2017 10:04

Cenovus Thanks & Giving brings turkey and trimmings

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Cenovus volunteers serving Thanksgiving dinner in Rolling Hills. Cenovus volunteers serving Thanksgiving dinner in Rolling Hills. Photo contributed

On Oct. 4, local staff of Cenovus Energy Inc. delivered a turkey dinner with all the trimmings to the Rolling Hills Seniors Drop in Centre and helped pack emergency food hampers for families in need at the Medicine Hat Food Bank as part of the company’s annual Thanks & Giving campaign.


It’s the eighth straight year that Cenovus employees have dedicated the month of October to volunteering in the communities where they live and work in honour of the Thanksgiving season.
Cenovus’s Thanks & Giving campaign also encourages employees to plan their donations for the year by giving to registered charities that are meaningful to them.
In turn, Cenovus matches their donations dollar for dollar, to a maximum of $25,000 per employee, per year.
Since 2010, Cenovus employees have donated more than $15 million (including the company match), volunteered more than 2,800 hours of their time, donated almost 68,000 pounds of food and supported over 1,000 organizations during the Thanks & Giving campaign.
Cenovus Energy Inc. is a Canadian integrated oil company. It is committed to applying fresh, progressive thinking to safely and responsibly unlock energy resources the world needs.
Operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface, and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
The company also has 50% ownership in two U.S. refineries. Cenovus shares trade under the symbol CVE, and are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges. For more information, visit cenovus.com.

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