JDS Energy & Mining Raises Over $15,000.00 For True Patriot Love Foundation At PDAC 2015
Toronto, ON (March 2, 2014): JDS Energy and Mining is proud to announce that over $15,000.00 was raised by clients, guests and members of the Prospect and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) for True Patriot Love Foundation. Over 250 members of the mining and energy sector joined JDS Energy & Mining to show their gratitude and support for Canada’s military and their families.
Hosted at DEQ Lounge at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, JDS Energy & Mining was enthusiastic to announce their support of True Patriot Love in the lead up to PDAC 2015 International Convention. Inspired by the outpouring of support for the families of Corporal Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, JDS made the commitment to raise money in support of the brave members of the armed forces and the sacrifices they make for Canada.
“JDS Energy & Mining is enthusiastic to support Canada’s military and their families in honoring the incredible sacrifices they make for Canada. With the tragic news of fallen soldiers Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, I was compelled to bring awareness to the level of service and dedication our Canadian Armed Forces make to preserve our freedoms and way of life in this great nation. I am excited to connect not only the contributions of JDS, but also a few of my leadership friends of the Mining Industry in support of such a great cause.” Jeff Stibbard, C.E.O., JDS Energy & Mining, Inc.
With the leadership of JDS Energy & Mining, along with the generous support of the PDAC members in attendance last night, True Patriot Love will be able to continue to fulfill its mission of supporting members of the Canadian military, veterans and their families and ensure they receive the support where and when it’s needed most.
“This is a great example of the business community, in this case the mining and energy sector, coming together under the leadership of one company, JDS Energy & Mining, to support our Canadian military and their families. It’s through support like this that True Patriot Love is able to reach out and serve those who have sacrificed so much for our country. Working with JDS, a great Canadian company, has helped us raise awareness about the needs of the military community and their families.” Michael Burns, Vice-Chair, True Patriot Love Foundation
About JDS Energy & Mining
JDS Energy & Mining was founded as a small engineering consulting firm focused on finding solutions to projects that had become undeliverable and for those that posed unique development challenges for resources companies. Since then, JDS has developed into a diverse company with a dynamic and talented team of over 175 dedicated employees. We focus on delivering high quality engineering, construction, procurement and management solutions that transcend global boarders. JDS focuses on full project cycle solutions that enable our clients to complete their resource development projects, under budget and on time. At JDS our goal is to profit by delivering high value services to aligned clients in the resource industry and live good by it.
About True Patriot Love
True Patriot Love Foundation (TPL) is a national charity that honours the sacrifices of members of the Canadian Armed Forces, Veterans and their families in both times of peace and conflict. TPL funds unique programs and innovative research in the areas of mental health, physical rehabilitation, family support and veteran transition. TPL is also committed to changing the conversation about our nation’s veterans, hosting an annual multinational symposium and organizing ambitious global expeditions. Since 2009, True Patriot Love has raised more than $20 million to support military charities across Canada.
The PDAC International Convention, Trade Show and Investors Exchange is the world’s leading Convention for people, companies and organizations in, or connected with, mineral exploration. The four-day annual Convention held in Toronto, Canada has grown in size, stature and influence since it began in 1932 and today is the event of choice for the world’s mineral industry. In addition to meeting over 1,000 exhibitors, 30,369 attendees from 125 countries, it the opportunity to attend technical sessions, short courses as well as social and networking events.