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Dufferin Youth Projects get $15,000 Boost

Dufferin Youth Projects get $15,000 Boost

By Trina Berlo The Creemore Echo   On Dec. 11, two youth-led teams and their community partners celebrated their success in the nation-wide RBC Future Launch Community Challenge with a well-attended grant-giving ceremony at DCAFS in Orangeville.   Working in...

Tale of Two Trumpeters

Tale of Two Trumpeters

Founded in 2007, the Orangeville Community Band rehearses every Thursday evening, September to June. An eclectic group of about 40 musicians - some as young as 10 and others in their 80’s - make great music together.  Many started playing their instruments in...

Thank you for an inspiring afternoon!

Thank you for an inspiring afternoon!

It was heart-warming to see so many community champions “Come Together for Dufferin” at Adamo Estate Winery on September 29th, and to hear about the impact the Dufferin Community Foundation is making. Mini-grants were a big success!  Together as we continue to build...

A Tribute – Founders Circle Member Jill Stephen

A Tribute – Founders Circle Member Jill Stephen

The Launch of the Dufferin Community Foundation was a poignant moment for Jill Stephen, (right) seen talking with Tim MacDonald, guest speaker from the Stratford Perth Community Foundation, and Joan Waechter, DCF Board Member and event sponsor. For Jill, a passionate...