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|(Eco-Museum) Heritage Development Corp - Winterland||Winterland||http://www.k12.nf.ca/she/pgreen/ecomuseum/index.htm|
|The Winterland EcoMuseum provides the public with approximately seven square kilometers of protected area that has been divided into four natural habitats. Each habitat offers visitors an opportunity to become familiar with the plants and animals that live there and the importance of the habitats to the Ecomuseum.|
|2008 Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games Inc.||Corner Brook||http://www.nlgames.ca/|
|The Newfoundland & Labrador Games, a program of the Government of Newfoundland & Labrador delivered by Sport NL, is the largest multi-sport event for youth in the province. Eight regions compete bi-annually for the Premier's Cup, awarded to the region accumulating the most points during this week-long event. The 2008 Summer Games were hosted by Corner Brook.|
|2010 JUNO Host Committee Inc.||St. John's||http://junoawards.ca|
|2012 Canadian Deaf Dart Championship Newfoundland and Labrador Committee Inc.||Mount Pearl||http://www.nldeafsports.org/|
|The NL chapter of the Canadian Deaf Sports Association is a pan Canadian non-profit organization aiming to support the development of the practice of sports within the Deaf community. The Deaf Dart Championship is a fundraiser to raise funds for promotion and awareness.|
|30 Plus Club Inc - St. John's||St. John's||http://www.30plussinglesclub.ca/membership.html|
|The purpose of the club is to provide an opportunity for friendship, and/or companionship and a social outlet for single men or women age thirty and over, to that end a spirit of Cooperation, Tolerance, Equality and Understanding is fostered and stimulated through The 30 Plus Club Inc|
|4-H Club (Sullivan Memorial) - Calvert||Calvert||http://4hnl.ca/|
|Provides life skills such as cooking, crafts and other actives including camp. Holds competitions with other clubs such as public speaking|
|4-H Club - St. John's||St. John's||http://4hnl.ca/|
|4-H is an organization for youth aged 5-21 and is focused on Leadership Development, Civic involvement, nutrition and the environment and educating members on these topicsPreparing youth for viable futures in careers in the province|
|4-H Provincial Council Inc. (NL)||Clarenville||http://4hnl.ca/|
|To provide opportunity for skill and leadership development for both youth and adults in a fun and educational environment.To develop community spirit by encouraging participants to work cooperatively for the benefit of their club, community and country|
|5 Pin Bowlers' Association (Newfoundland and Labrador)||St. John's||http://www.nl5pba.com/|
|The NL5PBA is a volunteer driven non-profit organization dedicated to promoting 5 pin bowling in Newfoundland and Labrador|
|709 Derby Girls Incorporated||Mount Pearl||http://709derbygirls.com/about/|
|The 709 Derby Girls is Newfoundland and Labrador’s first and only roller derby league. While the team skaters are all female, the referees, announcers and other committee members are co-ed. The 709 Derby Girls is a non-profit league that offers a new and exciting sport to the St. John’s area that supports active, healthy living.|
|A New You Ministry||Conception Bay South||http://www.anym.org/|
|The purpose of A New You Ministry is to Reveal God’s Way to a New Life by sharing Biblical resources that will enhance an individual’s experience in knowing and accepting Jesus Christ as personal Saviour and friend.|
|A. R. Scammel Academy - Change Islands||Change Islands||http://workspace.novacentral.ca/sites/home/arscammell/Pages/HomePage.aspx|
|A.R.Scammell Academy is dedicated to providing a safe, caring, challenging environment that encourages mutual respect, high self-esteem, and achievement of full academic potential by forming partnerships with students, parents, teachers, and community groups to produce a sound academic, social, physical, and spiritual program designed to develop confident, mature, and responsible individuals who have a lifelong desire to learn.|
|A.C. Hunter Children's Public Library - St. John's||St. John's||http://www.nlpl.ca/index.php?option=com_jumi&fileid=17&Itemid=247&site_id=sjc|
|Newfoundland & Labrador Public Libraries work to ensure that library materials, free access to the Internet and programs are available to meet the needs of the Province’s people.|
|Ability Employment Corporation - Bonavista Office||Bonavista||http://abilityemployment.com/|
|The Ability Employment Centre offers career counselling, which includes job search, resume writing and job development services. They have a Resource Centre for accessing online job banks and gathering information. They have Pre-Employment Centre which helps persons with social development and life skills. They assist people that have challenges in such areas as hearing, vision, mobility or physical. They also serve people with barriers to entering the work force such as mental illness or conflict with the law.|
|Ability Employment Corporation / Ability Learning Centre - Clarenville||Clarenville||http://abilityemployment.com/|
|Provide employment and career counseling for persons with disabilities in Economic Zone 15|
|Aboriginal Head Start / Aboriginal Family Centre / Labrador FAS Advisory Committee - Happy Valley-Goose Bay||Happy Valley-Goose Bay||http://www.labradorfriendshipcentre.ca|
|Promotes social, cultural, educational, physical, emotional, and nutritional growth with Metis, Innu, Inuit children (infancy to 6 years) and their parents / caregivers|
|Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Circle of Newfoundland and Labrador||Happy Valley-Goose Bay||http://www.asrcnl.ca|
|The ASRCNL is a non-profit organization funded through a bilateral agreement between the federal and provincial governments aimed at increasing the capacity of aboriginal athletes, coaches and officials. We hope to achieve this by conducting athlete development camps and also holding coaching and officials' clinics in the various aboriginal regions of Newfoundland Labrador.|
|Aboriginal Women's Association Inc. - Corner Brook||Corner Brook||http://www.nlmikmaq.com/english/band1.htm|
|A grassroots and aboriginal women’s organization committed to the promotion and enhancement of the rejuvenation of our cultural and spiritual heritage. Their vision is to build strong Aboriginal families proud of their culture by; enhancing and respectfully learning the Aboriginal culture, promoting community awareness of the Aboriginal culture, liaising with other Provincial and National Aboriginal Organizations with common goals, developing programs and activities for Aboriginal women and families, being a voice for Aboriginal women, and addressing issues faced by Aboriginal women.|
|Academy Breakfast Committee Inc. (ABC)||Gander||http://www.k12.nf.ca/ganderacademy|
|Gander Academy Breakfast program provides nutritious snacks to over 930 kids each day from September to June. The program also has fundraisers to continue the program|
|ACAP Humber Arm Environmental Association Inc - Corner Brook||Corner Brook||http://www.acaphumberarm.com|
|A not-for-profit organization focused on marine and coastal issues in the Bay of Islands and Humber Valley regions of scenic western Newfoundland. It hopes to improve the quality of life in the Humber Arm watershed by: re-establishing a healthy ecosystem; improving the potential for more extensive recreational uses; and maintaining the Arm's essential economic function, keeping in mind sustainable development principles|