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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 President, Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation

Charitable Agency Endowment Fund Distributions: $10,610

City of Kenora Public Library: $1,565

Kenora Association for Community Living: $2,860

Triple PLAY: $2,665

District of Kenora Home for the Aged (Pinecrest Home): $2,235

Kenora Handi Transit: $240

Kenora Special Olympics: $30

Women’s Shelter, Saakaate House: $840

Minto Parent Child Resource Centre: $175

    Andrew Paterson First Nations Youth Apprenticeship Program

Total Grant: $20,000

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre: Patti Fairfield, Employment Councillor and Students

Andrew Paterson Loonie Bear Grants to Children’s Charities

Total Grant: $2,000

Kenora Circus Program: $1,000 – Jack Martin, Volunteer

            Summer Programs for Children at Minto Resource Centre: $1,000 – Karen Campbell, Program Coordinator

 


Lake of the Woods Dream Fund Grants

Total Grants: $23,600

In Support of Community Needs in the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region:

The Marr Family Fund, The Dingwall Family Fund, The Pedersen Family Fund

Anonymous Donor

Northland Supportive Housing: $3,800 – Yvonne Lacroix, Volunteer

Kenora Fellowship Centre: $2,435 – Rev. Henry Hildebrandt, Executive Director

In Support of Community Needs in Keewatin:

Keewatin Forever Fund and the Community Fund

Keewatin Summer Splash: $1,500 – Haley Smith, Volunteer

Treaty Three Police Service Fund

   Kenora Fellowship Centre: $230 – Rev. Henry Hildebrandt, Executive Director

In Support of Literacy:

The James Burns Family Fund

Kenora Public Library: $1,520 – Erin Roussin, CEO

In Support of Literacy: Anonymous Donor

Kenora Public Library: $1,900 – Cathy Peacock, Assistant Librarian

KACL Literacy for Adults: $1,900 – Lisa Gate-Villa, Community Consultant

In Support of Arts and Culture:

The Foster Family Fund

The John Maunder Fund for Music & the Performing Arts and the Community Fund

Harbourfront Concert Series: $1,500 – Lucia Melnick, Volunteer

In Support of The Environment:

The Riley Family Fund and the Foster Family Fund

LOW Development Commission: $2,340 – Jennifer Findlay, Economic Development Officer

 

In Support of the Education of Children in Care:

The Hill Family Fund

Kenora-Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services: $1,610 – Ted Carey, Supervisor

In Support of Children in Need:

The Douglas Family Fund

City of Kenora:$2,500 –  Colleen Neil, Kenora Recreation Centre Manager

In Support of Health and Wellness:

The Alcock Family Fund

Migisi Alcohol & Drug Treatment Program: $1,000 – Shauna Quirk, Executive Director

In Support of Health and Wellness:

The Bachman Family Fund

LOW District Hospital Foundation: $615 – Stephen Lundin, Executive Board Member

 

In Support of Animal Welfare:

The Cat Shelter: $750 – Colleen Sinclair, Volunteer

Canadian Pacific and Kenora Employees Community Grants

Total Grant: $8,620

Kenora Fellowship Centre: $2,565

Rev. Henry Hildebrandt, Executive Director

Salvation Army: $2,500

Peter Macdonald, Family & Community Services Coordinator

Northland Supportive Housing: $3,555

Yvonne Lacroix, Volunteer

Moffat Family Fund Grants

Total Grants: $42,750

In Support of Children and Families:

Kenora Public Library: $500 – Crystal Alcock, Librarian

Kenora Community Breast Pump Program (KCBPP): $1,000

Barb Jackson, Director

 

Sunday Smiles Family Entertainment Series: $2,000

Suzanne Langlois White, Ashley Trent, Trina and Stephanie Wallace, Parent Volunteers

Calvary Pentecostal Church/for Community Playgroup Centre: $3,365

Rev. John Morley, Senior Pastor

Evergreen Community Club: $2,500 – Kelly Sipos, Volunteer

Minto Parent Child Resource Centre: $10,000

Karen Campbell, Program Coordinator

Safe Communities Kenora (Road Safety Committee): $1,385

Judy Underwood, Volunteer

Women’s Shelter, Saakaate House: $2,000

Sandra Danco, Executive Director

Triple PLAY: $10,000 – Debbie Novak, Program Coordinator

Strengthening Families for the Future – A Program of Firefly: $5,000

Kim Humphrey, Director of Children’s Mental Health

LOW Salvation Army: $2,500 – Peter MacDonald, Community & Family Services Coordinator

Habitat for Humanity-Kenora Chapter: $2,500 – Ralph Page, Volunteer

Final Remarks and Refreshments

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