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2018 Fall Grant – Altona Curling Club

Altona Community Foundation board member Keith Stoesz presents a $1,500 cheque to Altona Curling Club president Alex Wahl. Funds were used to replace the club’s existing computer projector with a professionally installed commercial grade unit which is needed for rentals and as part of the operation of the lounge.

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2018 Spring Grant – Rhineland Childcare

Altona Community Foundation board member Keith Stoesz presents a $700 cheque to Dolores Deppe of Rhineland Childcare. Funds were used to purchase a new couch and upgrade shelving.  

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2017 Fall Grant – The Gardens on Tenth

Altona Community Foundation board member Brenda Thiesen presents a cheque for $5,500 to Laurie Schellenberg of The Gardens on Tenth. The grant from the Altona Community Foundation was used to buy a new Century Tub at The Apartments. The Century Tub is a commercial tub used for residents with transferring or mobility issues.

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2018 Spring Grant – Gretna Prairie Centre

Altona Community Foundation treasurer, Wendy Dyck presents a $500 cheque to Leona Sawatzky and Tina Penner of the Gretna Prairie Centre. Funds were used to purchase blinds.

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2017 Fall Grant – Rhineland C.A.R.E.

Altona Community Foundation board member Bill Penner presents a cheque for $5,750 to Ann Kroeker of Rhineland C.A.R.E. The van is used to transport mobile challenged persons to medical appointments and other outings.

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2018 Fall Grant Recipients

The Altona Community Foundation is pleased to announce the organizations that received grants during our 2018 fall granting period: Rosenfeld School – $2,350, natural playground; Field of Dreams – $2,250, grandstand base; The Station, YFC – $2,700, new van; Neubergthal Heritage Foundation – $1,200, drink cooler; Altona Health Centre – $1,750, wheelchair porch swing; Altona […]

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2017 Fall Grant – Altona Library

Altona Community Foundation vice president Chris Sumner presents a cheque to head librarian Cathy Ching of the South Central Regional Library. Funds were used to purchase a new desk at the Altona Library.

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2018 YIP Grant

On behalf of the W.C. Miller Youth in Philanthropy group, Altona Community Foundation board member Keith Stoesz presents a cheque for $200 to Angelika Stoesz of the Rhineland Area Food Bank. Funds were used for a gate.

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2018 YIP Grant

On behalf of the W.C. Miller Youth in Philanthropy group, Altona Community Foundation vice president Chris Sumner presents a cheque for $950 to Marty Falk from The Station – Youth for Christ. Funds were used to purchase camera equipment.

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2018 YIP Grant

On behalf of the W.C. Miller Youth in Philanthropy group, Altona Community Foundation board member Loren Braul presents a grant cheque for $600 to Ruth Reimer from Katie Cares. The grant was used to purchase new alarm clocks for rooms in Katie’s Cottage. The clocks are user friendly, allowing guests to set the alarm with […]

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