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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Philanthropists Andrew and Lisa Paterson recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region

Kenora– The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is very pleased to recognize the continued outstanding contributions of philanthropists Andrew and Lisa Paterson, to the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region. Over the last eleven years, Mr. and Mrs. Paterson have been instrumental in the establishment and growth of the region’s…

Local students hand out $4,000 worth of grants

By Amber McGuckin Thursday, May 7, 2015 8:09:48 EDT PM The students from Beaver Brae Secondary School and St. Thomas Aquinas High School’s Youth in Philanthropy groups with this year’s grant receivers. Kenora’s two Youth in Philanthropy groups handed out their yearly grants on Wednesday. Both St. Thomas Aquinas High School and Beaver Brea Secondary…

Community Foundation hands out around $192,000

By Amber McGuckin Thursday, June 18, 2015 5:54:36 EDT PM From left: Gillian Prouty, Rebecca Alcock, Dawn Ackabee and Sheri Ricklefs accepting $20,000 for the Paterson First Nations Youth Apprenticeship Program at the Lake of the Woods Community Foundation granting night on Wednesday June 17, 2015 in Kenora, Ont. Amber McGuckin/Kenora Daily Miner and News/Postmedia…

Community Foundation distributes $133,000 in support to the Charitable Sector, Launches Legacy Building Campaign and Recognizes Don Parfitt as Director Emeritus

Kenora – The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it will distribute $133,000 in grants to twenty six charitable organizations at its summer granting ceremony on Wednesday, June 17th. “This is certainly a milestone for us, made possible by all our generous donors” says Community Foundation President,…

June 2015 Granting Ceremony

Agenda         Words of Welcome Don Parfitt, President, Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation   Recognition of Volunteers   Special Presentation to Don Parfitt   Leaving a Legacy Brenda Chambers-Ivey   Distribution of Grants Richard Roy, Director and Grants Committee Chair Paterson First Nations Youth Apprenticeship Program Total Grant: $20,000 Ne-Chee Friendship…