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July 30, 2020

Kawartha Lakes: A new committee of concerned citizens has formed to increase the urban tree canopy in Kawartha Lakes.

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July 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 16, 2020 - Community Foundation of Kawartha Lakes disperses its share of the Emergency Community Support Fund on behalf of the Government of Canada

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July 24, 2020

The Community Foundation of Kawartha Lakes today announced it will be providing $136,400 to support local charities responding to COVID-19 as part of a new partnership with Community Foundations of Canada, United Way Centraide Canada and the Canadian Red Cross, funded through the Government of Canada’s $350M Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). This vast national effort aims to support vulnerable populations disproportionately affected by COVID-19. The Community Foundation of Kawartha Lakes is among community foundations across Canada that are taking part.

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May 20, 2020

During the last nine weeks of lockdown as we adjust to new challenges, one thing rings true and that is the importance of family. Whether it is visiting a relative, a mother, a friend on the driveway, through a window, or finding a way to give back in support of those who really need our help, local community and family benevolence has been there.

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May 12, 2020

Life - sometimes joyful, sometimes stressful - has a way of stirring an eagerness to give back. Experience and compassion can prompt a desire to share with those in need and with those willing to listen and learn.

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April 27, 2020

Generosity and neighbourly spirit are thriving as rays of hope in Bobcaygeon amid the tragic loss and feelings of uncertainty. Founded just a few weeks ago, The Bobcaygeon and Area COVID-19 Relief Fund has received financial contributions totally more than $150,000 from individuals, businesses, service clubs and associations.

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April 13, 2020

The Bobcaygeon and Area COVID-19 Relief Fund, created two weeks ago to support the needs of people affected by the Coronavirus, has now received more than $100,000 in donations. The fund is being administered by the Community Foundation of Kawartha Lakes, advised by a group of Bobcaygeon residents led by Councillor Seymour-Fagan.

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April 07, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lindsay, Ontario) 7 April 2020. British Empire Fuels, the trusted name in fuel delivery in Kawartha Lakes, is making an innovative and creative contribution to the Bobcaygeon and Area COVID-19 Relief Fund, to support Pinecrest patients, their families and health care workers affected by the Coronavirus.

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April 05, 2020

FUND UPDATE...The Community Foundation of Kawartha Lakes continues to supply the funds to local businesses, charities and municipal bodies to deliver the funded goods and services to those identified in need.

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April 03, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lindsay, Ontario) 3 April 2020. World-renowned local business, Kawartha Dairy Limited, is making a substantial donation to the Bobcaygeon and Area COVID-19 Relief Fund to support the urgent needs of the area patients, families and health care workers affected by the Coronavirus.

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April 03, 2020

The following Bobcaygeon Advisors are volunteers selected by Councillor Kathleen Seymour-Fagan to respond directly to the inquiries for support and provide local advice to the Community Foundation of Kawartha Lakes regarding the needs of the community.

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March 31, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lindsay, Ontario) 31 March 2020. The Kawartha Art Gallery has made a donation to the Bobcaygeon and Area COVID-19 Relief Fund to support the urgent needs of the community in honour of its late Board Member, Bobcaygeon resident Jean Pollock, who passed away last Saturday fighting the Coronavirus.

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March 31, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lindsay, Ontario) 31 March 2020. Long-time leading local business, Stewart Morrison Insurance Brokers Limited, is stepping up and answering the call with a substantial donation to the Bobcaygeon and Area COVID-19 Relief Fund to support the urgent needs of the area patients, families and health care workers affected by the Coronavirus.

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March 29, 2020

COVID-19 has hit close to home and the community is rising to assist in this tremendous time of need.

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November 25, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lindsay) – 25 November 2019 Residents of Kawartha Lakes and local communities and organizations received a new tool Monday night to help build our “community of communities.” More than 60 people were on hand Monday evening in the Kent Place Mall atrium to attend and celebrate the launch of the Community Foundation of Kawartha Lakes.

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