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2015 Grant Awards

In 2015, we awarded over $50,000 in Grants, directly impacting over 14,000 individuals.  For details on the 2015 projects completed, click on the links below:

 


2016

A special word from Todd Doherty, MP:

https://openparliament.ca/media/polpics/_thumbs/todd-doherty_jpg_67x90_crop_first-28,20,68,20_q85.jpgTodd Doherty Cariboo - Prince George, BC

Mr. Speaker, as the member of Parliament for Cariboo - Prince George, I have the honour of hearing about organizations in my riding that are truly remarkable.

I would like to say a big congratulations to the 15 recipients of the 2016 Quesnel Community Foundation Awards: the Alex Fraser Park Society, Baker Creek Gymkhana Club, Cariboo Hoofbeats Assisted Activity Program Society, Gavin Lake Forest Education Society, Island Mountain Arts, Lightning Creek Ski Club, Old Age Pensioners Organization Golden Center, Q City Singers, Quesnel Barrel Racers, Quesnel Curling Club, Quesnel Partnership for Student Nutrition, Quesnel Search & Rescue Society, Quesnel SPCA, Quesnel Technics Gymnastics Club, and the Quesnel Youth Association.

I would like to extend a big thanks to all of the people involved. The time and effort they give is an inspiration to others and makes our communities a better place to live.

A huge thanks and congratulations from Ottawa to Quesnel.


 

Quesnel Curling Club

Quesnel Curling Club

$10,000.00
Dehumidifier Replacement Project

This is our first-ever $10,000 award, and to present, we have our first-ever President, Brian Rankin, right.

Receiving for Quesnel Curling Club is Blair Hedden

Quesnel Partnership for Student Nutrition

Quesnel Partnership for Student Nutrition

$10,000.00
Equipment Replacement for their school Breakfast Programs

Presenting our second-ever $10,000 award is another member of our founding Steering Committee, and our second-ever President, Bob Norman.

Receiving for the Partnership is Christy Kennedy.

Quesnel Youth Soccer Association

Link to Web siteQuesnel Youth Soccer Association

$6,000.00
Handicap Accessibility improvements

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the opening of the indoor facility.

Presenting our final award for 2016, on behalf of the Dan Alexander Memorial Fund, is Sue Alexander

Receiving for QYSA are Gilbert Schotel and Shannon Wilwand

Alex Fraser Park Society

Link to Web siteAlex Fraser Park Society

$5,000.00
Livestock Pen Shelter

Our first award went to Alex Fraser Park Society - $5,000 for the purchase of a livestock pen shelter.

On behalf of Sustaining Partner Go-Fer Contracting & Disposal, presenting the award is Dwayne Sales, right.

Receiving for Alex Fraser Park Society is Greg Brink.

Quesnel SPCA

Link to Web siteQuesnel SPCA

$5,000.00
Revenue-Generating Recycling Program

On behalf of Sustaining Partner, Quesnel-Cariboo Observer is Karen Powell, left.

Receiving for the SPCA is Colby O’Flynn.

Island Mountain Arts

Link to Web siteIsland Mountain Arts

$4,000.00
Restoration of their storage facilities

Presenting the award is local artist and past Foundation Director Ellen Facey; receiving for Island Mountain Arts is Josh Trotter-Wanner

Quesnel Search and Rescue Society

Quesnel Search and Rescue Society

$3,500.00
Purchase new GPS units

Presenting the award is long-time Foundation supporter Joan Warden (husband Phil was unable to attend).

Receiving for Search and Rescue is Bob Zimmerman.

Quesnel Technics Gymnastics Club

Link to Web siteQuesnel Technics Gymnastics Club

$3,400.00
New Competition Crank Beam

On behalf of Sustaining Partner West Park Dental is Branko Cervienka.

Receiving for club are Elizabeth Floyd, left, and Marlene Higgins.

Baker Creek Gymkhana Club

Baker Creek Gymkhana Club

$3,000.00
Repairs to their Gymkhana grounds.

Representing the Walsh Family Fund, this award was presented by long-serving Grants Committee member Peter Walsh, right.

Receiving for Baker Creek Gymkhana is Roy Juliusson.

Lightning Creek Ski Club

Link to Web siteLightning Creek Ski Club

$2,500.00
Expansion of their Alpine Program.

Lightning Creek Ski Club is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

Presenting the award is Dan Canuel, soon-to-be-retiring Foundation Director and long-serving Grants Committee member.

With most of the board members of LCSC attending an out-of-town race meeting, Dwayne Sales accepted the award on their behalf.

Gavin Lake Forest Education Society

Link to Web siteGavin Lake Forest Education Society

$2,000.00
Bouldering cave climbing wall

Due to family illness, Camp Manager Mike Tudor had to cancel at the last minute, so receiving on behalf of Gavin Lake is Matt Ketchum, new member of our Grants Committee who will be their ongoing Foundation liaison

Presenting the award is our Grants chair and President, Bob Lebeck, right.

Old Age Pensioners Organization, Branch 77

Old Age Pensioners Organization, Branch 77

$2,000.00
Purchase of a sliding door commercial refrigerator

Presenting the award is Sheri Coles, left, our other soon-to-be-retiring Foundation Director and long-serving Grants Committee member.

Receiving for the OAPO is Sally Service.

Q City Singers

Link to Web siteQ City Singers

$1,500.00
Purchase of a piano

Presenting the award is Mary Sjostrom, left, a member of our founding Steering Committee back in 2001 and a Foundation supporter ever since.

Receiving for Q City Singers is Ingrid Marshall.

Quesnel Barrel Racing Association

Quesnel Barrel Racing Association

$1,500.00
Purchase an arena groomer

On behalf of Sustaining Partner Fraserview Pharmacy, presenting the award are Wayne and Helen Boudreau.

Receiving for Quesnel Barrel Racers is Lori Carifelle

Cariboo Hoofbeats Assisted Activity Program Society (CHAAPS)

Link to Web siteCariboo Hoofbeats Assisted Activity Program Society (CHAAPS)

$1,200.00
Coloured bending poles and bases.

Presenting the award is Foundation supporter and former coordinator Cathy Briggs; accepting on behalf of CHAAPS is Nancy Last, left.


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Quesnel Old Time Fiddlers

Quesnel Old Time Fiddlers

$2,018.00
New Sound System


 

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