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: July 2017

$600 in Donations Collected from Loonie Bear!

July 27th, 2017 marked another day to collect from our local Loonie Bear. And how exciting! Donations reached $600 – most of which, was in the form of loonies ($320). The Bear was donated to the City of Kenora in 2006 courtesy of Andrew Paterson. This unique bank helps raise funds for the Kenora and…

Launch of “Max Explores Canada” – Canada’s 150th

  Dryden’s Max the Moose turned 55 on July 19th, 2017. During his celebration, the book “Max Explores Canada” was launched through funding from the Community Foundation of Canada in recognition of Canada’s 150th birthday. The Kenora and Lake of the Woods helped distribute a grant of $5,000. The book features selected entries from local…