Building Lanterns for Winterval

YuKonstruct was pleased to participate in Unlikely Events Yukon‘s Winterval parade again this year.

The theme for this year’s event was “Festival of Lights”. Our makerspace volunteers designed and built 3 large lanterns complete with jack frost and his friends.

Huge thanks to everyone who helped cut lumber, paint the pieces, attach the screens, model for the winter fairies, assemble the lanterns and pull the carts through the snowy streets!

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Amazing Volunteer Awards

Last week during YuKonstruct’s holiday party, we had a room full of members, friends, partners, sponsors and volunteers. It was great to gather together and enjoy good food, beverages and connect as a community. This organization is run largely by the volunteers that dedicate their time, energy and resources into making this space the community that it is.

As a small way to say THANK YOU to all our amazing volunteers, these awards were made up for the folks that help keep this place moving.

Alex
Battery – for being charged up and giving fresh energy to this space.

Matt
Trampoline – for jumping at any job given to him.

Michelle
Football – for being here since the kickoff and for tackling the toughest jobs!

Allison
Knot – for tying it all together (with projects and our team).

Glenn
Band Aids – for our repair man that mends what’s broken.

Dianna
Bee – because she is busy as a bee working hard to create community.

Will
Safety pin – for being our safety star!

Seamus
Feet – for starting us off on the right foot and always putting his best foot forward.

Chris
Fireworks – for sparking great ideas and making projects spectacular.

Andrea
Gem – for adding that special sparkle to the team.

Ben
Snowflake – for making this weather worth it (even after leaving the sunshine).

Scott
Steak – for a job “weldone” as our welding instructor

Sam
Light- for his bright ideas and lighting up the space.

Thomas
Star – for being a super star!

Devin
Rock – reliably solid and because he rocks!

Stefan
Toy top – because he is top notch.

Amy
Target – for keeping this organization on target.

Colin
Stapler – because he’s a staple in this community.

Sandy
Sunshine – for that warm smile despite the cold.

Chelsea
Nails – for nailing the job!

Adam H
Tape – for sticking with it.

Mark
Truck – for really delivering!

Jeramy
Ace – for an ace of an instructor.

Seann
Marbles – for a marbelous job!

Adam
Hat – because he’ll take a job at the drop of a hat. Hats off to him!

Richard
Beach ball – because he’s on the ball with jobs needing doing.

Tanya
Life saver – for keeping us afloat as our amazing bookkeeper.

Ksenia and Kaitlin
Light bulbs – because of their bright beginnings as volunteers.

Bob
Key – because he is a key factor in the success of this organization!

Don
Paper – for being “write” where and when we needed him.

James
 Breakfast – for doing an “eggcellent” job.