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The Kohler Family Community Fund within Elgin-St. Thomas Community Foundation granted $300 to The Grace Cafe, a street mission in St. Thomas feeding anyone who’s hungry six days a week. (From left) Jeff Kohler, Ginny Trepanier from The Grace Cafe, Jennifer Kohler and Kohler family member from Brazil Camila Coehlo.

From the Active Living Scholarship Fund

Breanne Bonter, graduate of St. Joseph’s Catholic High School is pursuing Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario

Selena Kennedy, a graduate of Parkside Collegiate Institute, is studying Kinesiology and Vocal Music at Redeemer University College

 

From the Costello Music and Storytelling Scholarship Fund

Nathan Bond, a graduate of St. Joseph’s Catholic High School, is studying Music (Voice) at Western University

Selena Kennedy, a graduate of Parkside Collegiate Institute, is studying Kinesiology and Vocal Music at Redeemer University College

Holly Wright, a graduate of Parkside Collegiate Institute, will be studying Recreational Therapy at the University of Waterloo or Brock University.

 

From the CFDC – Helen LeFrank Scholarship Fund

Abbey Taylor, a graduate of East Elgin Secondary School, is studying Agriculture at the University of Guelph, Ridgetown College.

 

From the Dennis Redman Memorial Scholarship Fund

Jordan Dekort, a graduate of St. Joseph’s Catholic High School, is studying to be a Paramedic at Niagara College.

Heather Pirri, a graduate of Central Elgin Collegiate Institute, is studying Police Foundations at Fanshawe College.

Devin Freeman, a graduate of Arthur Voaden Secondary School, is studying Emergency Services at Wilfred Laurier.

 

From the Jaden Ella Wood Memorial Fund

Aeden Marcus (graduate of Wortley Road Public School)

 

Congratulations Grads and wishing you success in your chosen careers!

Celebrating a $10,000 donation April 25, 2017, from the Sweetgrass Fund of the Elgin-St. Thomas Community Fund and CFC 150, in support of the CASO Station south platform in St. Thomas. (Left) Matt Janes from the CASO Board, Elgin-St. Thomas Community Foundation Vice-Chair Elaine McGregor-Morris, Elgin-St. Thomas Community Foundation Chair Shawn Jackson, Elgin Middlesex London MP Karen Vecchio and Bob McCaig representing the Sweetgrass Fund of the Elgin-St. Thomas Community.

This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between the Sweetgrass Fund within Elgin-St. Thomas Community Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.

 

Holly Wright receives her Costello Music & Storytelling Scholarship Fund award at Parkside Collegiate Institute’s commencement. Congratulations, Holly! The Costello Fund was set up within the Elgin-St. Thomas Community Foundation to support St. Thomas students pursuing Music or Storytelling at the post-secondary level. Holly is enrolled in Therapeutic Recreation at Brock University.