Tips for Walking Safely to School

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It’s back-to-school time, keep those kids safe! As summer winds down, many of us find ourselves in back-to-school mode. We’ve filled the new backpacks with notebooks, Kleenex, calculators, pens and pencil crayons of every colour. Bedtimes are getting set back and the snack cupboard is being refilled. Before the big day comes, it’s important to go over some safety rules …

$5,000 donation to Wendat Community Programs

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$5,000 to Wendat Community Programs towards the sponsorship of a room in the affordable Seniors’ Home now built in Penetanguishene for $2.8 million. The home has been open since the new year with 23 rooms, recreation facilities and food service (dining room) for qualifying seniors who cannot afford regular retirement home. Official opening is July 29, 2016 where we will …

10 Top Reasons to Volunteer

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  “Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy.  You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.”   ~Author Unknown Many of the most important jobs are ones that don’t come with a salary. Over half of us volunteer at least occasionally. Here are …

Georgian Bay General Hospital

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In November 2015 we presented a cheque to the Georgian Bay General Hospital as part of our commitment to sponsor one of the new rooms in the emergency department. Pictured are Karen McGrath President & CEO of GBGH, Y’s men’s President Rob Heming, past President, Gerry Lesperance and Carey Moran, President of GBGH Foundation.