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2019 Spring Grant – Altona Health Centre

Altona Community Foundation board member Scott Penner presents a grant cheque to Marlo Friesen of the Altona Community Health Centre. Funds were used to purchase a second wheelchair swing for the hospital, this one will be placed outside in spring.

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2019 Spring Grant – Field of Dreams

Altona Community Foundation board member Bill Penner presents a grant cheque to the Field of Dreams committee members. Grant money was used for a third grandstand project.

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2019 Spring Grant – The Gardens on Tenth

Altona Community Foundation board member Keith Stoesz (far right), presents a grant cheque to members of The Gardens on Tenth. The grant was used for roof repairs at The Apartments.

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Earl Dick Memorial Golf Tournament

Altona Community Foundation president Chris Sumner presents a cheque to Oakview Golf & Country Club president Craig Neufeld. Money was raised through the annual Earl Dick Memorial Golf Tournament which supports Oakview and ACF. Thanks to Jim Dick for continuing this partnership with ACF and Oakview, two organizations Earl was a big supporter of.

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2018 Fall Grant – Rosenfeld School

Altona Community Foundation president Chris Sumner presents a cheque for $2,350 to Barb Rempel, principal of the Rosenfeld Elementary School. Grant funds were used for Phase 1 of a natural playground.

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2018 Spring Grant – Rosenfeld Good Neighbour Centre

Altona Community Foundation board member Scott Penner presents a cheque for $2,500 to Carol Schroeder of the Rosenfeld Good Neighbour Centre. Funds were used to upgrade the kitchen.

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2018 Fall Grant – Altona Health Centre

The Altona Community Foundation was proud to grant $1,750 to the Altona Community Memorial Health Centre towards the purchase of a wheelchair accessible porch swing. Studies show that the motion of swinging calms agitated residents and bring back memories of their childhood.

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2018 Spring Grant – Rosenfeld History Book

Altona Community Foundation board member Scott Penner presents a $1,200 grant cheque to Carol Schroeder of the Rosenfeld History Book project. Funds were used to produce a history book of Rosenfeld and surrounding area.

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2018 Spring Grant – Neubergthal Heritage Foundation

Altona Community Foundation board member Scott Penner presents a $2,000 cheque to Ray Hamm of the Neubergthal Heritage Foundation. Grant funds were used for a sound system at the Neubergthal Commons which will be used for community events, rentals and tour groups.

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2018 Spring Grant – Altona Family Resource Centre

Altona Community Foundation vice president Loren Braul presents a cheque for $500 to Nina Edbom-Kehler from the Altona and Area Family Resource Centre. Funds were used to purchase new sets of wooden blocks for their Stay & Play and Coffee & Chat drop-in programs in Altona, Rosenfeld and Gretna.

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