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PIN, The People and Information Network is celebrating Information and Referral Day November 16. Our Community Information database includes 1,365 information records on essential human services available for access by the public. As referenced in our Annual Report 2017, 1.3 million+ information records were accessed by community members via the Community Information database. With our…

Celebrate Giving on November 28th!

Imagine a day dedicated to giving back … around the world, across Canada and in Guelph and Wellington! Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season. On November 28th, we hope you will join GuelphGives once again to celebrate generosity in our community. All you have…

Holiday Giving Guide Now Available!

“The holiday season is a perfect time to reflect on our blessings and seek out ways to make life better for those around us.” – Terri Marshall Share in the spirit of giving! By donating and/or giving, you can enrich lives in Guelph Wellington. For details on how you can give, visit the link Holiday Giving…

Michael is ‘Building Brighter Futures’

After learning about the vision of the late Terry Jay, local arborist and entrepreneur instrumental in developing the inaugural 2013 Children’s Foundation of Guelph Wellington (CFGW) ‘Trees For Tots’, Michael Douglas was inspired to help keep Terry’s vision alive through volunteering. “It gives me a great sense of pride to know that I am helping…

Giving the gift of music!

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything” – Plato Imagine the opportunity to give the gift of music to others; Catherine Meng, volunteer musician at The Elliott Community does exactly that. As a Third Year University of Guelph Biomedical Science student, Catherine focuses…

October 1 – International Day of Older Persons

October 1st marks the United Nations ‘International Day of Older Persons’ with the theme of “Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society” The contributions older persons provide is invaluable; the wisdom, experience and leadership are among the myriad of attributes that are shared and that are integral…

Get In The Driver’s Seat!

For many in our community, transportation to and from appointments is a barrier to service, to activities and relationships in life. For a moment, imagine the challenge of going for medical treatments, counselling or the ability to interact with others through peer programs, support groups and leisure pursuits. You can make a difference; get in…

Lifelong Volunteer Nan Hogg

Nan Hogg is well known in Guelph as an artist, art teacher, and an energetic champion of the arts. For many years, Nan maintained a teaching studio in Guelph and continues to conduct occasional workshops for adults and has coordinated the art workshops program for the Wellington County Museum & Archives for several years. As…

OAKTREE Project Finale 2017

(Via The OAKTREE Project) “The Mactaggart Family are fortunate to have built a successful business in Downtown Guelph. We work with a select group of families and provide strategic investment management to help set the foundations for their future. Much like the oak tree, we help our clients grow strong, secure roots. We want to help…

Thank you Peter!

“Having retired from fixing computers since 2012, Peter Jaspers-Fayer is now able to indulge, almost full-time, his passion for the outdoors, back-country camping in conjunction with long hikes, bicycling, canoeing, kayaking, and sailing” says Focus on Nature Executive Director Simon Bell.   “For the past two years, Peter has been volunteering with Focus on Nature,…