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Every Kid in our Communities to Honour “Asset Builders”

April 4, 2024

LEEDS AND GRENVILLE—The Every Kid in our Communities (EKIOC) Coalition is looking for nominations of organizations, businesses, and individuals who make a difference in the lives of children and youth in Leeds and Grenville- in other words they build assets! These “asset builders” will be recognized at a ceremony on Sunday, June 2, 2024, at the Brockville YMCA.

The Every Kid Coalition is looking to identify organizations, businesses, and individuals who:

  • Show interest and invest time in children and youth
  • Inspire children and youth
  • Provide support to children and youth
  • Give children and youth a voice
  • Introduce children and youth to new ideas and experiences
  • Advocate for children and youth

Tawnya Boileau, Chair of EKIOC Developmental Assets Work Group explains: “We are so fortunate to live in a community where many organizations and individuals influence the lives of young people in a positive way. Our coalition wants to pay tribute to these “asset builders””.

The deadline for nominations is May 1, 2024. Submission forms are available online at the EKIOC website: .

Anyone seeking more information about the 2024 Recognition of Asset Builders Celebration may contact Tawnya Boileau, at [email protected].


Media are invited to attend the Recognition of Asset Builders ceremony on Sunday, June 2, 2024 at the Brockville YMCA at 1:00pm


Tawnya Boileau, EKIOC Developmental Assets Work Group, 613-345-5685 extension 2226 [email protected]. (The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is a partner of Every Kid in our Communities of Leeds and Grenville).

EVERY KID IN OUR COMMUNITIES (EKIOC) is a collaborative of child, youth and family service providers which strives to build a community in which every child and youth is safe, healthy, valued and lives in a family and neighborhood where:  all babies have the best start possible; all children and youth are cared for and safe; all children are ready for school; all children and youth are successful at school; all children and youth are practicing safe and healthy behaviors; and all youth are making successful transitions to adulthood. Learn more at our website