Staff In Your Communities

We are so proud of our staff’s volunteerism and we’d like to thank them for all of their efforts in improving our communities.

Our staff live and work in your communities and they help to make them better everyday!



    • Wainwright branch staff helped out at the Blessed Sacrament School with the Food For Thought program.
    • Several branches donated money to the Food For Thought program.
    • Wetaskiwin & Wainwright branches handed out hot chocolate to parade-goers at their community Santa Claus parades.
    • Wainwright branch put on a Red Friday Breakfast to raise funds for the Soldier On Fund.
    • Wetaskiwin branch put on a Red Friday Lunch to raise funds for the Soldier On Fund.
    • Encompass Staff participated in the Movember campaign raising $1517 for the Movember Foundation and tracked 672.1 Km of Moves for the month.

    NOVEMBER 2018

    OCTOBER 2018

    • The Wainwright branch handed out candy to Trick or Treaters on Halloween.
    • Chauvin branch staff served juice and cookies at the Chauvin School Awards on October 25.
    • Hardisty branch staff presented a cheque for $500 at the Hardisty Slice and Ice Fundraiser in support of the Hardisty Golf Club and the Curling Rink.
    • Wetaskiwin branch presented $1,290 to the Wetaskiwin Food Bank.
    • Encompass Member Service Officers and Reception staff in Wainwright went to the Battle River Lodge to help with their monthly birthday party.
    • The Wainwright branch staff presented $1,500 to the Wainwright Handivan Society.
    • Encompass staff raised $1,290 for Breast Cancer Awareness.
    • Edgerton branch staff helped Communities in Bloom with fall cleanup at the Shady Rest Park in Edgerton.

    • Wetaskiwin branch staff served hot dogs to the young people who came to Youth Unlimited one evening.
    • Fat Cat and Hardisty branch staff welcomed students back to school at the beginning of the month.
    • Wainwright staff donated $1,500 to the Wainwright Fire and Rescue.

    SEPTEMBER 2018

    AUGUST 2018

    • PlanWright Financial and Encompass Credit Union staff helped with a BBQ and raised $707.75 for Kidsport Wainwright.
    • The Wetaskiwin branch participated in the Millet Harvest Parade.
    • Wainwright staff took part in the Rotary Golf Tournament in Wainwright.
    • Staff participated in the Irma Daze Parade and won 2nd place!
    • Wetaskiwin and Wainwright branches gave away 2 Children's Playhouses to lucky draw recipients.

    • Wetaskiwin branch had a BBQ and raised over $850 for the Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools Education Plus Fund that helps kids who can't afford to participate in extra-cirricular activities.
    • Hardisty branch participated in the Hardisty Street Fair and Parade.
    • Wetaskiwin staff participated in the Banker's Big Bike Ride and raised $1,561.45 for Heart and Stroke.
    • Edgerton branch staff (past and present) volunteered at the museum during the Edgerton Sports Weekend.

    JULY 2018

    JUNE 2018

    • Chauvin branch held a BBQ and raised $635 for the Chauvin Scouts.
    • Irma branch held a BBQ and raised $601 for Irma Fire & Rescue.
    • Fat Cat visited two schools in Wetaskiwin handing out freezies.
    • Wainwright branch held a BBQ and raised funds for the Battle River Victim Assistance Society.
    • Chauvin branch staff volunteered at the Chauvin Elks Soap Box Derby and sold popcorn to support the Chauvin Elks Club.
    • Hughenden branch donated $500 to the Shorncliffe Lake Committee of Czar to go towards construction of their new splash park.
    • Wainwright branch's Relay For Life team raised $5,515.95 for the Canadian Cancer Society.
    • Wainwright branch hosted Wainwright Elementary Kindergarten students on a tour of the branch.
    • In recognition of Senior's Week, Hardisty branch staff visited the Hardisty Senior Centre.
    • Wetaskiwin branch staff participated in the Race for Kids raising $1,565 for the Wetaskiwin Boys and Girls Club.
    • Wetaskiwin branch staff volunteered at the Rawhide Rodeo Annual Pancake breakfast.
    • Wetaskiwin branch staff volunteered at 'A Hungry Affair' put on by the Little Slice of Heaven Bakery to help raise money for the Seniors Food Security Initiative.
    • Staff in Wainwright donated $1,500 to the Wainwright Health Centre's Palliative Care Unit to help as they update and expand the comfort room(s).
    • Chauvin branch donated $600 in support of the Wainwright District 4-H Achievement Day Show & Sale.
    • Hughenden branch staff volunteered at the annual Amisk Agricultural Society's Mother's Day Breakfast.
    • Hardisty branch staff volunteered at the Elks Hall Mother's Day Breakfast raising money for the Elks.
    • Chauvin branch donated $50 to the Light Horse Show Committee for the Paradise Valley Agricultural Society.

    MAY 2018

    APRIL 2018

    • Wetaskiwin branch served popcorn at the Lakedell 4-H Beef Club Achievement Day Show and Sale.
    • The Wainwright branch sponsored the Wainwright Junior 'B' Bisons hockey team.

    • Wainwright branch staff held a bake sale with all proceeds going to Relay for Life.
    • Edgerton branch donated $300 to support the Edgerton Ag Society Pancake Breakfast.
    • Irma branch donated $500 to the Irma School for their Food for Thought Program.

    MARCH 2018

    FEBRUARY 2018

    • Staff wore pink shirts on Pink Shirt Day to support the Anti-Bullying Movement.

    • Staff from Edgerton and Chauvin branches volunteered at the Robbie Burns Supper in Edgerton.
    • Staff in the Wainwright branch donated $1,500 to the Wainwright Food Bank.

    JANUARY 2018

    DECEMBER 2017

    • The Encompass Movember team raised $2,144 for the Movember Foundation for Men's Health.
    • Wainwright branch donated $1,500 as part of our Food for Thought Program to the Blessed Sacrament School in Wainwright.
    • Wetaskiwin staff served hot chocolate and coffee to the crowds at the CP Holiday Train.
    • Hardisty staff raised $550 for the Flagstaff Food Bank at the CP Holiday Train as well as lots of goodies to Stuff the Bus.
    • Wainwright branch presented $750 to the Wainwright RCMP for their Summer Liason Program.
    • Wetaskiwin branch donated a box of toys to Secret Santa.
    • Edgerton branch donated $200 to the Edgerton Public School for Project Excel.
    • Wainwright staff donated $500 and a box of toys to the Kinsmen Wish Program.
    • Wetaskiwin staff collected scarves, toques and mittens on their Giving Tree throughout December and donated them to the Wetaskiwin Family and Community Services.
    • Wainwright staff worked with the Wainwright High School to put together and deliver 64 hampers to the Wainwright Food Bank.
    • Wetaskiwin staff donated $420 to the Wetaskiwin Salvation Army Food Bank.

    • Red Friday Pancake breakfast in Wainwright raised funds for the Soldier On Fund.
    • Wetaskiwin branch had a Red Friday Soup lunch and raised $340 for the Soldier On Fund.
    • Staff participated in Movember either by growing mustaches or by moving.
    • Wetaskiwin branch filled and donated 16 shoeboxes to Samaritan's Purse.
    • The Encompass Food For Thought Program donated $1,825 to the Wainwright Elementary School and the Wainwright High School.
    • Wetaskiwin staff decorated a tree for the Festival of Trees at the Manluk Centre.
    • Wetaskiwin staff handed out free cookies and hot chocolate to the crowd at the Fire Fighter's Santa Claus Parade.

    NOVEMBER 2017


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