CA ON00156 2020-025
- 2016 (Creation)
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Name of creator
Ruth Burrows established The Volunteer Bureau in August 1966 as part of United Community Services (United Way). The Bureau provided services such as driving services, a housing registry, a furniture exchange , clothing depot, English for Newcomers, Seniors' drop-in centres and literacy programs. It became an independent agency with a board of directors in 1970 and was incorporated in 1972. In 1997 the Bureau established information and referral services and became known as Volunteer and Information Quinte (VIQ). Website: http://viq.ca/
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Found among the papers of the Quinte Arts Council by Mary-Lynne Morgan and donated in February 2020.
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Scope and content
Flyer and program for a 50th anniversary celebration of the Volunteer Bureau (later Volunteer and Information Quinte).