Westmount Signs & Printing believes that community involvement is a social responsibility every great business should undertake. As a leader in the field, we take pride in sponsoring local charities and non-profit organizations, as well as offering placements to youth from the community and abroad.
Battle of the Builds: Canstruction Waterloo Region
Every year for Canstruction Waterloo Region, designers, architects, and engineers use their talents to raise food, funds, and awareness for The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. This year, The FoodBank of Waterloo Region are introducing Battle of the Builds, a look back at five years of Canstruction Waterloo Region. Between April 17-25, 2021, images of the structures will be on display at Conestoga Mall and local grocery stores, and you will have the chance to decide the Canstruction Waterloo Region Battle of the Build champion by donating to vote. Since 2008, Canstruction Waterloo Region has helped provide more than 1.2 million meals to people in our community struggling to put food on the table. Westmount Signs & Printing are proud sponsors of Canstruction Battle of the Builds and Find Phil!
Thank You Frontline Heroes. 50% donated to The FoodBank of Waterloo Region
During these unprecedented times, Westmount Signs & Printing is donating 50% from each sign sold to The FoodBank of Waterloo Region. For only $20 +hst with no minimum order, show your support to Doctors, Nurses, Mail and Delivery workers, Grocery Clerks, Truck Drivers, and all frontline heroes. Each lawn sign comes with an H-stake and is easily installed onto lawns; simply push down into soil. Each sign is 24″ x 16″ and will fit into most vehicles. Thank You Frontline Heroes, from the bottom of our hearts. Please call us at 519-885-1400 or Contact Us today to place your order.
Kitchener Waterloo COVID-19 Sewn Medical Supplies
The KW COVID-19 Sewn Medical Supplies is a group for people in the Waterloo Region who support the local medical community during the COVID-19 pandemic by sewing medical gowns for use in physicians’ offices, homeless shelters, food bank, medical clinics, midwives and other allied health organizations. Westmount Signs & Printing are proud printing sponsors of their instructional booklets for their new gown pattern.
Waterloo Region Children’s Business Fair
“People who are crazy enough to believe they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs.
Westmount Signs & Printing are proud printing sponsors for the annual Waterloo Region Children’s Business Fair, an event that provides young entrepreneurs between ages 6-14 to start their very own business and sell their products and services to the community. The Children’s Business Fair is the largest entrepreneurship event for kids in North America and continues its annual event in Waterloo Region.
Belmont Village Festival (Bestival)
Westmount Signs & Printing are annual sponsors for the Belmont Village Festival (Bestival), the premier arts and music event held every September. In 2019 there were over 8000 people in attendance. The two day experience brings local artists to perform over 3 pedestrian blocks and is held in the heart of midtown Kitchener Waterloo.
The KW Oktoberfest
WILLKOMMEN! The Annual Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is the region’s premier event. Come and celebrate in our community that comes alive with the vibrant Bavarian colours of costumes, dance and song. The Bavarian cultural festival has something in store for everyone. Westmount Signs & Printing is pleased to continue as an annual sponsor for the event’s sign and printing needs.
Taste of the Region
Taste of the Region is a local one day premier event featuring tours through some of Waterloo Region’s finest restaurants and establishments. With seven buses lined up & three stops per tour, it is a great opportunity to enjoy exquisite cuisine and drinks. Westmount Signs & Printing are an annual sign and printing sponsors of this FUNTASTIC day out with friends, supporting the work of KW Counselling.
CTRL V and Extra Life
CTRL V makes virtual reality easy and accessible. Unlike conventional gaming, VR offers a new way to play alone or with your family, friends, and mortal enemies! CTRL V is an annual participant of Extra Life, an event uniting thousands of participants to play video games and heal kids by fundraising for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across North America. Westmount Signs & Printing supports CTRL V in their continued involvement with Extra Life for all their printing and signage needs. Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life has raised over $70 million USD for sick and injured kids.
Zonta Film Festival (ZFF)
The Zonta Film Festival is one of the only film festivals in Canada that exclusively showcases female filmmakers. In 2019 they raised just under $27,000 and funds are granted to local organizations serving women. ZFF advocates for the empowerment of women, creates awareness of the challenges and limitations that continue to be experienced by women, and inspire all of us to do what we can to assist in our local and global community. As annual sponsors, Westmount Signs & Printing helps ZFF continue to bring engaging and through provoking films to the community.
Christmas in the Village
Christmas in the Village is an annual event in late November in Belmont Village featuring attractions for children and adults, and includes many fun events such as horse rides, a pet parade, silent auction, writing letters to Santa, and meeting with the jolly man himself. There are giveaways, with opportunities to win gift cards for various businesses in Belmont Village. As part of the event, many local businesses decorate their storefronts with festive holiday decor. Westmount Signs & Printing are cheerful sign sponsors for this annual event, run by the Belmont Village Business Improvement Unit, a group of local businesses working to improve the area and increase visitors.
Westmount Signs & Printing is a Gold Sponsor for the annual Stuffin Stockings, a program that sends stockings out to those in need throughout the Waterloo Region. Since 2010, they’ve grown from “a few” stockings to over 2,500 annually. Recipients include newborn babies, children, teens, adults, New Canadians, adults living with disabilities, seniors, and people struggling with homelessness.
Waterloo Chronicle – Featured Article
The Waterloo Chronicle is a community website serving the municipality since 1856 and has been the voice of its citizens for more than 150 years. They reach more than 32,000 homes in Waterloo and has extensive coverage in local news, lifestyle news, business, arts and sports.
Waterloo Minor Soccer Club
The Waterloo Minor Soccer Club mentors youths as they engage in an active lifestyle, learn life skills and values while they pursue their goals. As official sponsors, Westmount Signs & Printing continues to support WMSC as they enter their 50th year of providing a positive learning environment for our children.
Waterloo Minor Baseball Association
The Waterloo Minor Baseball Association provides a valuable service to youngsters in the Kitchener Waterloo community, engaging them in productive and organized activities. Waterloo has the highest diamond costs in the province of Ontario, and the WMBA relies heavily on the support of the local business community. Westmount Signs & Printing are proud annual sponsors in their continued efforts to teach youths the benefits of teamwork, commitment and dedication.
Extend a Family Waterloo Region
Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR) was founded in 1981 by a group of parents who wanted their sons and daughters who had developmental disabilities to have friends and be included in their community. It is run by a volunteer board of directors made of supported families and community members. Westmount Signs & Printing are proud sponsors each year for all their sign and printing essentials.
Westmount Signs & Printing are proud sponsors for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation (SOCF), which was founded in 1997. It exists to financially support the strategic objectives of Special Olympics Canada. Their goals are to increase program participation of individuals with an intellectual disability, increase recruitment of volunteers, including trained coaches and officials, and to ensure the financial integrity of the Special Olympics Canada movement for generations to come. SOCF believes individuals with an intellectual disability can lead healthier and happier lives when given the opportunity to participate in sport programs.
Child Witness Centre
The Child Witness Centre provides support, education and advocacy for children and youth who are, or may become victims or witnesses of abuse or crime. Evolving their programs to fit the needs of young victims or witnesses has always been a key component of their mission. Westmount Signs & Printing are proud sponsors in their efforts in offering various programs to Waterloo Region, Guelph and Wellington County.
The KW Flamenco Festival
The KW Flamenco Fest is an annual event hosted by CaluJules – Flamenco Plus with the goal to nurture and grow our local flamenco community. CaluJules is founded by dancer-singer Claudia Aguirre and flamenco guitarist Julian Berg. Together they teach flamenco in Waterloo and the North-East districts of Toronto. They are passionate about community-building and arts education, having led workshops for organizations such as Wheeldance Canada and the VIVA Youth Singers Choir. Westmount Signs & Printing are proud sponsors for all their printing and signage needs.
Junior Achievement Waterloo Region Golf Tournament
Since 1991, the funds raised at the JA Waterloo Region Golf Tournament have helped countless youths to succeed through experiential learning programs and mentoring by their dedicated volunteers. Their funding comes from corporations, foundations and individuals such as Westmount Signs & Printing who provide youth in Waterloo Region with the financial understanding, work readiness and entrepreneurial skills they need to succeed.
The Food Bank Of Waterloo Region – Interview
Westmount Signs & Printing is proud to continue to be one of many community partners that support the Food Bank of Waterloo Region. It is through these community partnerships, that the Food Bank is able obtain and distribute emergency food from neighbours to neighbours. The Food Bank of Waterloo Region has always been a leader, taking risks and doing things differently while nourishing collaboration. They feel very strongly that the only way to have significant impact addressing hunger in our communities and across the country is to work together. Read the interview HERE .
Kitchener Blues Festival
Kitchener Blues Festival is free festival which takes place the weekend after the Canadian “Civic Holiday” in August. Starting with their Thursday Kick Off Concert, then all day Friday, Saturday and Sunday the events feature various blues artists. The team at Westmount Signs & Printing is proud to continue with their longstanding sponsorship of the festival.
Irish Real Life Festival
Westmount Signs & Printing has partnered with Irish Real Life to paint the town green the week of St. Patrick’s Day. The festival will showcase the rich scope of contemporary and traditional Irish culture through a variety of events for all ages.
Irish Real Life Festival is a not for profit festival powered by a group of passionate individuals who mission is to celebrates the rich history and modern ideas of Ireland. They believe that for one week every March, everyone should have Irish roots.
Duds for Studs
The team at Westmount Signs & Printing is supporting Dr. Rahima Hirji, ND of Sage Naturopathic Clinic and Moe Visram of Trends For Men with their Duds for Studs initiative. The inaugural ‘Suit Up!’ event takes place at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Kitchener.
Duds for Studs is local program that provides free prom, semi-formal, graduation and business wear to young men who otherwise could not afford them. Gently used business and formal wear including suits, shirts, dress pants, belts, ties, and shoes are being collected at Sage Naturopathic Clinic and Trends for Men in order to be redistributed to those in need at the Suit Up! event.
Leadership Waterloo Region: Fire & Ice Gala Fundraiser
Westmount Signs & Printing has been a sponsor for Leadership Waterloo Region since 2014 at Bingemans Conference Centre in Kitchener. They are a social-profit organization working to address the leadership gap in our region by providing community focused leadership development opportunities. Each of our programs offers professionals and youth opportunities to hone their leadership skills while contributing to the health of the community.
Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce
As a member and sponsor, Westmount Signs & Printing continues to provide signs and printing for GKWCC events including the 100 Mile Feast, BA5 Series, Business Excellence Awards, Golf Scramble, Inspiring Women Event, and International Women’s Day Breakfast.
The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to providing strong, continued service to over 1800 members in one of Canada’s marquee pioneering and entrepreneurial business communities.
Waterloo Region Creative Capital of Canada
Westmount Signs & Printing are official sponsors of the Waterloo Region Creative Capital of Canada, a group of people, companies and organizations that want to publicly celebrate what led to Waterloo Region’s success: problem solving creativity. The movement started with a thought and conversation that led to a growing commitment from early supporters. Others joined and the movement continued to grow.
United Way Kitchener Waterloo & Area
Westmount Signs & Printing has been supporting the United Way Kitchener Waterloo & Area through various community events.
Proceeds from events support the United Way KW’s work in helping kids be all that they can be, in moving people from poverty to possibility, and in helping to create healthy people and strong communities.
Community Support Connections – Meals on Wheels
Community Support Connections – Meals on Wheels and More is a local charitable organization that provides a range of supports and services that enable seniors and adults with disabilities to live at home with independence and dignity. As well as being the print and signage sponsor for various CSC fundraising events, Westmount Signs & Printing installed The Recognition Kitchen donor wall at the CSC Breslau office.
The WRPS Children’s Safety Village
Westmount Signs & Printing is proud to sponsor the Waterloo Regional Police Service Children’s Safety Village. In addition to the Pylon Sign out front, the graphics and signs throughout the village have been supplied and installed.
Farwell 4 Hire
Finding a cure for Cystic Fibrosis one odd job at a time. You may know Mike Farwell from his daily show on 570 News or as the voice of the Kitchener Rangers. Westmount Signs & Printing are humble sponsors in his efforts to support Cystic Fibrosis research. Every May, give Mike all your oddest jobs, in exchange for a donation. Yard work, painting, whatever odd job you need done…he’ll do it.
More charities and non-profit organizations we sponsor include:
- 98.5 CKWR
- Art Incubate/ArtsPay Belmont Village BIA
- Bridges to Belonging
- Catalyst Xmas
- Child Witness Centre
- Creative Capital of Canada
- Ctrl V Extra Life for Miracle Network
- Dream to Dance
- Eastwood Collegiate Institute Robotics
- Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region
- Farwell 4 Hire
- Forest Hill Public School
- Hope Springs
- Jammin w/ Juneyt Music Series
- Junior Achievement Waterloo Region
- KAIROS – Beyond Borders
- Kidpreneur Waterloo
- Kitchener Fire Fighters
- Kitchener Panthers
- Kitchener Waterloo Youth Robotics
- KW Flamenco Festival
- KW Humane Society
- KW Pet Expo
- KW Women’s Show
- Manufacturing Innovation Network
- Monica’s Place
- Pogo – Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario
- Reid’s Heritage Homes Golf Tournament
- Remax Twin City with Dennis Mehravar
- St. David’s Robotic Team
- Stone Soup
- Taste of the Region
- Trinity Village
- University of Waterloo Robotics Team Formula Electric
- Waterloo Ghosts Softball U16
- Waterloo Minor Baseball
- Waterloo Minor Soccer
- Waterloo Region Crossing (Livescape)
- Waterloo Region Safety Village
- Waterloo Submarine Racing Team (uofw)
- Waterloo Wolves
- Wilfred Laurier University Athletics Golf Tournament
- Wilfred Laurier University Musical Theater
- Youer Than You KW
- YWKW – In Her Shoes