The work of registered charities and not-for-profits in the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region could not happen at the level it does without the support of the Community Foundation and the funders who so generously give. These are real people with real stories, sharing the difference the grants have made in their lives and the opportunities they might not otherwise have had. - Judy Underwood, in response to the June 2016 Granting Ceremony

Monthly Archives: June 2013

KACL staff surprise retiring Director, Jim Retson, with $30,000 for his Endowment Fund

If you were driving past the Discovery Centre June 12th, you probably noticed an overwhelming number of vehicles. Many co-workers, family, friends, and even a slew of bagpipers, all gathered there to wish Jim Retson a bitter-sweet farewell, as he ventures out into retirement. Organized by his staff at the Kenora Association for Community Living,…

Continuous Support from The Standard Insurance and Wawanesa

The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Community Foundation would like to thank The Standard Insurance and Wawanesa for their generous sponsorship of $2,500 each towards the operating expenses of the Foundation. We are grateful to have had both sponsors since 2007 and look forward to more years to come. With this support we are…