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Awesome PEC funds 'Food to Share'

Awesome PEC funds ‘Food to Share’

The Prince Edward County Awesome Foundation presented a $1,000 grant to support a food to share idea. Glen Wallis was awarded the no-strings attached funding for his “Food to Share” project, in which he plans to use local produce and teams of volunteers to stock the freezers of local food banks with healthy meals. “I […]

County wins provincial economic honours and awards

County wins provincial economic honours and awards

The County’s Community Development Department received awards and honours from the Economic Developers Council of Ontario Friday for work on branding, marketing and planning. Neil Carbone, the County’s Director of Community Development, was named EDCO’s ‘Young Professional of the Year’. At the organization’s annual conference in Hamilton,  the County honors were for municipalities with a […]

Casey Award honours lifetime of passion in social justice work

Casey Award honours lifetime of passion in social justice work

Nancy Parks, and her cousin Jay MacGillivray will be belles of the SnowBall this Saturday as the two attend a $500 per plate Casey House fundraising dinner in Toronto. Jay received complimentary tickets as she will receive the prestigious Casey Award. Casey House, founded in 1988, provides treatment, support and palliative care for people living […]

Awards honour outstanding County construction projects

Awards honour outstanding County construction projects

The Prince Edward County Construction Association honoured outstanding architectural and construction projects of 2010 at their annual awards night banquet. The Wellington and District Community Centre received the Commercial Project of the Year Award (sponsored by BMO Picton) honouring the work of contractor Taskforce Engineering. The Commercial Award of Merit (sponsored by Royal LePage Picton) […]

Prince Edward County shining at Royal Winter Fair

Prince Edward County shining at Royal Winter Fair

Prince Edward County wine, cheese and giant vegetables are shining bright as winners at the opening of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Nov. 5-14 at Exhibition Place, Toronto and the County’s Karin Desveaux-Potters, of the Economic Development Office was thrilled to be on hand to offer congratulations and she shared a few photographs with countylive.ca. […]

County wins Planning Excellence Award

Prince Edward County and Ryerson University will be recognized by the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) with an “Excellence in Planning Award” in the Research/New Directions category for its ‘Cultivating Rural Creativity’ project. Celebrating ‘the best of the best’, OPPI’s Excellence in Planning Award recognizes innovation, creativity, professionalism, problem solving and communications. This year’s winners […]

Mummer graduation awards honour dedication to arts

Mummer graduation awards honour dedication to arts

The Marysburgh Mummers, who are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, are an ever changing group of volunteers of all ages.  People come and go.  Children start young and grow up on the Mt. Tabor stage. When they graduate, they move on to different experiences.  In the past, the Mummers have honoured high school graduates […]

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