It has been a little while since this blog was last updated - let's get everyone caught up on our meetings!
Meeting 13 August 2019
We held our first outdoor meeting at the Townsend Lions Park pavilion. We heard presentations from St. Leonard's Community Services, Community & Children's Safety VIllgage of Haldimand-Norfolk and True Experience. True Experience was selected as the recipient of the group donation of $5,400. True Experience is a supportive housing and community work program located in Dunnville.
Meeting 14 - November 2019
With a surge of new members, we were packed in to the brim at the new Cayuga Library. We had 3 great presentations that were passionate and emotional.
Road to Recovery Haldimand was selected for our group donation which totalled $6,100. Road to Recovery is an addication recovery program run by a team of community volunteers. They bring in a facilitator to run the Redpath addictions program to our community. They just started their first group fall 2019 and already have a waitlist for the next session. The donation will be put towards running the next session of the program as the program runs completely on donations for funding.
Meeting 15 - February 2020
For our first meeting of 2020 we had presentations from Cottonwood Mansion, Community Support Centre Haldimand Norfolk and Haldimand 4H. The group selected Haldimand 4H to support their agriculture programs for youth. $5,850 was donated to Haldimand 4H