The County Foundation is pleased to announce the Don and Bev Skidmore Beautification Fund, in support of local organizations that are dedicated to community beautification in Prince Edward County. The Fund’s initial recipients will include the Friends of the Wellington Museum Garden Project; and the Millennium Trail/PEC Trails Committee upgrades.
The County Foundation announced the under noted successful scholarship winners following the 2017-18 Graduation Ceremonies: The Virginia Cowan Memorial Bursary – Kiersten Munroe – University of Ottawa – $1,500 The Willi Fida Culinary Bursary – Aiden Dubyk – Niagara College – $1,500 The Willi Fida Culinary Bursary – Kristen Barsley
The Grants Committee of the PEC Built Heritage Fund is pleased to announce the following grants. Thank you to all of the applicants. It was a very hard decision given all of the restoration and improvements being proposed and being done around our community. Save The Day grants of $4,000
A number of inquiries have been made about accepting donations to support the restoration of headstones and other parts following the senseless destruction last week. Glenwood has set up, through Canada Helps, a mechanism for donations. The link is here: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/28844
Some of our neighbours may not eat well today. They may not eat at all as they trade-off making payments for rent, hydro and other expenses vs buying food for healthy meals. Help them. Direct them to the Food Access Guide which is available online, using the following direct link:
PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE BECAUSE OF WEATHER The County Foundation’s Vital Signs Food Security Working Group project, Picton Community Gardens, will hold their annual Spring Meeting on Wednesday May 2nd, at 7 pm at the Picton Town Hall (corner of Ross and King Streets). The meeting is open to all,
Did you know that The County Foundation manages seven different Scholarships and Bursaries for graduating PECI, PEC based, and even Quinte Secondary Students? Whether you are interested in the arts/arts administration; indigenous reconciliation; the trades; culinary arts; or just a well rounded student pursuing post-secondary education there is one for
Initiative of the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation and the Laidlaw Foundation) to continue the PEC Youth Collective Impact (Youth CI) initiative in its Vital Signs Learning Group. This is a structured collaborative project, with over 20 local organizations working together to achieve a common goal of supporting PEC youth in