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Great community supporters! Les Wares (left), CIBC Wood Gundy portfolio manager, and Lyndsey Dryburgh, CIBC general manager, both working at 440 Talbot St., St. Thomas, went together on a $500 gift presented to ESCF vice-chair Sarah Groeneweg and ESCF past-chair Shawn Jackson. Thanks for your wonderful Community Foundation support, Les and Lyndsey! For Elgin . Forever.

The Community Foundation partnered with other non-profits at the Chamber’s October Business & Community Showcase. Our Fundraising Chair Sarah Groeneweg (centre) is joined at the Trivia Tunes Wheel by STEGH Foundation’s Paul Jenkins (left) and United Way’s Bobbi-Jo Gardiner.

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.

Good news! Founding Chair, and current Board Chair of the Elgin-St. Thomas Community Foundation, Elaine McGregor-Morris is being honoured with a Canada 150 Award under the Railway City Big Top September 10, in a wonderful event organized by the offices of MP Karen Vecchio and MPP Jeff Yurek. Free tickets!

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!