Siemens Canada is donating $10,000 to Scorpions Youth Volleyball in Cambridge, ON in
recognition of employee Scott Nameth, winner of the organization’s Greatest Community
The contest aims recognize employees who are leaders in their community through volunteering
and fundraising activities. To enter, Siemens employees from across the country shared
their stories of community involvement.
Applications were shortlisted by Siemens employees
through online voting and winners were selected by a committee made up of members of the
Executive Management team that oversee Siemens’ CSR activities.
Two $10,000 donations were awarded to winners in the fundraising and volunteering
categories with two additional $5,000 donations awarded to the runners-up in each category.
The winner of the volunteering category, Scott Nameth of Cambridge, ON, chose to grant the
donation to the Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club. Nameth organized a developmental volleyball
program for boys in Grades 7 and 8 for the club, engaging local youths to participate in sports.
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club, based in Cambridge, ON, is a non-profit organization
that aims to get youths physically active in the community through playing volleyball in a safe,
fun and affordable environment. The club has experienced significant growth since its
inception in 2010.
“Our employees have made a remarkable impact in their communities through fundraising
and volunteering activities and it is inspiring to see them setting the example for all of us by
incorporating social responsibility to their lives. Giving back and walking the talk is paramount at Siemens Canada, as is having a platform to recognize our employees’ CSR activities. Congratulations to our exceptional contest winners.”
The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club are proud to announce they are expanding their Girls and Boys High School House League Volleyball Program.
WireService.ca Press Release - 12/17/13 - Cambridge, Ontario - The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club, Cambridge, Ontario, due to popular demand, will be expanding their High School House League Volleyball program.
The club was able to secure a bigger double gym to allow more registrations. As a result the Scorpions high school house league volleyball which currently has 6 house league teams can now expand to 12 teams. The program is open to males and females from Grade 9 to 12.
Paul Langan, Founder Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club states," We were lucky to get a new location. Now we do not have turn anyone away due to lack of space. I hope in the future to have competitive and non-competitive division in the house league."
The co-ed league runs Thursday nights starting January 16th til the middle of April at St. Margaret of Scotland School, 210 Cowan Boulevard, Cambridge, Ontario,N1T 1V4. Games times vary between 6,7 and 8pm.
The cost of the house league program is $95.00. It includes tee-shirt jersey and one tournament. For more information and to register go to: http://www.scorpionsvolleyball.ca You may also call Paul Langan, 519-654-0089
Cambridge Times CAMBRIDGE -The under-17 Scorpions girls’ team won bronze in their first tournament in Hamilton.
Their third-place finish in the championship division resulted in the squad becoming the first Scorpions team to be promoted to the Premier Division for the next tournament. Premier is the highest division in Ontario for youth volleyball.
The Scorpions beat Forest City, before losing to Defensa, and then beating the Niagara Rapids and Oakville Thunder.
The Scorpions lost the semifinal to Forest City, but beat Defensa for bronze.
Team members are: Samantha Warner, Nicole Mulholland, Kristine Boileau, Emma Wylie, Michaela Sparringa, Olivia Bender, Jessica Siedlec, Taylor Trush, Kelsey Caza, Lexi Rosen, Kristen Owen, Chey Omand.
Winning Debut -Cambridge Times
CAMBRIDGE - The under-13 Scorpions won their first Ontario Volleyball Association tournament and came away with the gold medal, beating the London Sharks, London Fire Intensity, Kitchener Predators and London Forest City in the final.http://www.cambridgetimes.ca/sports-story/4250717-winning-debut/