“It is clear to us that our success rests firmly upon the success of those we serve,” says Garrett Lawless, Executive Vice President of Transwest Air. “For this reason, the focus of our community building efforts is to enable the future success of these communities; and currently, we feel that we can best achieve this by aggressively supporting initiatives in health, education, and fitness.”
Transwest Air understands education plays a significant role for personal growth and achievement, but pursuing higher education in the north can be challenging. Travelling long distances is an added expense that is a barrier to the student, and being way from their family and support system is a struggle. TWA would like to assist northern students in overcoming those barriers, in order to have a better chance of success. Their success is our success.
Today Transwest Air celebrates 15 years of service. In recognition of our special day we would like to recognize a significant business partner, Fond Du Lac Denesuline First Nation, and make a significant commitment to the members of their community.
In support of higher learning and education TWA is very proud to present 53 airline tickets to students of the Fond Du Lac First Nation to attend post-secondary education in Prince Albert and for them to bring their family with them as they attend school.
“One clear struggle that Northerners face, is that to attend post-secondary education they must leave their homes and community for significant periods of time. Understandably, this is very difficult emotionally and financially, and this is why so few in the North achieve this,” says Garrett Lawless. “We alone cannot alleviate the full measure of this challenge, but we are committed to doing everything we can.”
TWA understands that education plays a significant role for personal growth and achievement that is why today TWA is committing to making this an annual initiative as long as we continue our business partnership with Fond Du Lac First Nation. TWA and Fond Du Lac First Nation have a strong and committed partnership that has benefitted both organizations and TWA hopes to continue to strengthen that relationship for many years to come.
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