The Community Gives Back

Meaford Rotary Club Hosts on-line Cider Tasting and Food Pairing Fundraiser

June 28, 2021

The Meaford Rotary Club “Perfect Pairing” event featured local ciders and foods that were “made for each other”.  The online event was a smashing success and helped to raise $3,356.54 for the Rotary Club’s pledge of $50K to support Mental Health Care in our community.

A big thank you to Duxbury, Windswept, Grey and Gold and Ardiel Cideries for helping to make this a tasty and slightly “intoxicating” evening filled with information and tasty combinations of cider and foods.

A special thanks also to TC energy for stepping forward with a $2500 donation.


Tim Johns of the Meaford Rotary Club (above right) presents cheque to Rob Peacock, CEO Meaford Hospital Foundation.

TC Energy is committed to giving back to the communities where they live and work

June 25, 2021

“Our donation to the Rotary Club represents TC Energy’s appreciation for Meaford’s healthcare workers and their ongoing commitment to keeping our community safe and healthy,” says Clark Little, TC Energy’s Community Representative in Meaford, seen here giving the cheque to Meaford Rotary President Sonja Glass.  Rotary has recently made a $50,000 pledge to the Mental Health program at Grey Bruce Health Services.

Little also noted that TC Energy supports mental health programmes that directly benefit soldiers and their families through their ongoing annual sponsorship of the Wounded Warriors Canada annual Ride for Mental Health, scheduled again this year for August 22nd.


Lora Bay Foundation Supports Local Healthcare

March 10, 2021

Lora Bay Foundation is a grassroots, community-based organization focussing on local initiatives that support Healthcare, Childhood Development and Physical Activity. The Lora Bay Foundation advances healthy environments that empower people to thrive and make lasting contributions to their communities.

The Meaford Hospital Foundation appreciates the kind and generous donation which will help purchase much needed equipment for our hospitals.


Stephanie Anevich and David Johnston of the Lora Bay Foundation present Meaford Hospital Foundation Vice-Chair John Leckie (left) with a donation in support of the Meaford Hospital.

Kinsmen Club’s Winter Escape Lottery Raises $2,000

March 7, 2021

The Kinsmen Club of Meaford were able to donate $2,000 to the Meaford Hospital Foundation from the proceeds of their Winter Escape Lottery. With the strong support of their sponsors, a Sleigh Ride package for up to 12 people was donated by Jack Lambe. The wooden sleigh was made and donated by Tony Weldrick of T Squared, and a sleigh full of munchies and treats was provided by Bill’s ValuMart.

The club sold 800 tickets with local merchants such as The Kitchen, Clear Choice Pools and Spas and Meaford Chamber of Commerce acting as sales points. They also held sales drives at Bill’s ValuMart on several occasions and the sleigh was on display at the store through most of the time of the lottery. The proceeds were divided evenly between the Meaford Hospital Fund and Safe N Sound.

Many thanks to the Kinsmen Club of Meaford for their continued support of our Meaford hospital and our Foundation.


Tony Weldrick of the Kinsmen Club of Meaford presents Barbara Little, Chair of the Meaford Hospital Foundation with a $2,000 donation.

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