Residents love when the kids come. It's like bringing fairies into the home - it's magical. - Tracy Stasiuk, Director of Care at Pinecrest, in response to the Intergenerational Storytelling Program in partnership between the Kenora Public Library, Pinecrest, and Laidlaw Foundation

Monthly Archives: November 2012

Community Foundation Week in Kenora

Features launch of Smart and Caring Communities Initiative and $1 Million Granting Ceremony It was a pleasure and honor to have Ian Bird, President and CEO OF Community Foundations of Canada and two time Olympian, with us to celebrate Community Foundation week in Kenora, from Nov. 5 – 9. Since Ian was only with us…

Captain Kindness helps celebrate Random Act of Kindness Day®

A caped figure was seen dashing around Kenora on Friday November 9, posing for photos, giving out hugs and cookies and generally being a “super nice” super hero to everyone she met! New to Random Act of Kindness Day® this year, Captain Kindness and her Kindness Crew are an initiative of the Kenora and Lake…

Community Foundation launches Smart and Caring Initiative

Community Foundation announces $1 Million in Cumulative Grants to the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region Kenora– The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is pleased to make two major announcements today including the launch of the Smart and Caring Communities Initiative as well as the awarding of $1Million in cumulative…

June Granting Ceremony 2012

June 20, 2012 @ 7:00 p.m. Rosewood Room, Best Western Lakeside Inn Agenda         Words of Welcome Don Parfitt, President, Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation Launch of Give Where You Live Campaign   Don Parfitt Recognition of Moffat Family Fund Past and Current Grant Recipients Distribution of Grants Randall Seller, Vice…