Owen Sound Riverfest

Stories

  • Grants in Action: Township of Southgate Senior's Advisory Committee

    The Southgate Senior's Advisory Committee planned and held the first ever Senior's Fair in the fall of 2018. Many exhibitors were on hand at the well attended event to explain the resources that their organizations have available for local seniors.
    Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

  • Grants in Action: Paisley Blues Festival

    Youth and youngsters were the focus group for music workshops funded by the Community Foundation and presented by Blues musicians who were participating in the annual Paisley Blues Festival which takes place on the first weekend in June.
    Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

  • Grants in Action: Georgian Bay Folk Society

    A 'greening' audit was held at the annual Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival to conduct a comprehensive analysis of waste produced at a festival. Read more...
    Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

  • Grants in Action: Friends of the Barn

    This non-profit organization received funding for projects to overcome depression & anxiety through yoga and meditation, present wellness and health workshops and to hold music and spoken word events, all open to the local community.
    Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

  • Grants in Action: Events For Life

    Events For Life Centre provides individuals with special needs with the opportunity to achieve their goals one step at a time. Read more...
    Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

  • Grants in Action: Bruce Grey Mentorship

    Bruce Grey Mentorship's purpose is to build villages of positive adults around children whose families have limited support and fill gaps in their support network by providing positive role model and advocates. Read more...
    Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

  • Grants in Action: Sled Dog Sports Association

    The 2018 derby had approximately 150 spectators attend the event, cheer on teams, learn about the history and culture behind mushing, asking musher’s questions and visit with their dogs. Read more...
    Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

  • Grants in Action: Grey Bruce Healthcare Chaplaincy

    Clinical Pastoral Education training taught 7 practitioners to offer spiritual care, not religious care, to those who find themselves in hospital and hospice and to give bedside support. Read more...
    Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

  • Grants in Action: El Sistema Grey Bruce

    El Sistema Grey Bruce received funding to start a free after-school music program called The Big Sound directed towards children aged 9-18 from socio-economically challenged households. Read more...
    Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019

  • Grants in Action: Words Aloud

    Words Aloud's overall vision is to stimulate empathy, creativity and interconnection between and among the region's various communities and age groups. Read more...
    Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019

  • Grants in Action: Walkerton Lawn Bowling

    The Club received a grant to purchase a defibrillator to be on the premises in case of a medical emergency. Read more...
    Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019

  • Grants in Action: Tom Thomson Art Gallery

    Salt of the Earth: People of Grey & Bruce Counties - a traveling exhibition of photos by local award-winning photographer and photojournalist Willy Waterton. Read more...
    Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019