Awards Night

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Ten local organizations, including Goose Lake High and the Roblin District Health Centre, shared in some $42,500 as the Roblin District Community Foundation held its 13th annual grants evening Friday October 26, 2018 at the Life & Art Centre.

Since 2005 the foundation has returned over $375,000 back to the community!!

Receiving grants (in order of presentation) this year were:

  • Roblin District Health Centre - $9,259.44 to replace old room dividers;
  • Crocus Court Personal Care Home - $5,918.56 for the renovation of the kitchenette of the activity department and additional interactive panel board for residents;
  • Roblin Citizens on Patrol Program - $500 for binoculars and a dash cam to use when on patrol;
  • Roblin Raiders High School Hockey Club - $2,938 for a replacement set of jerseys;
  • Goose Lake High - $6,401 to update sound equipment;
  • Keystone Pioneers Museum - $3,024 to replace the roof on the artifacts building;
  • Roblin District Health Care Auxiliary - $3,600 to purchase a blanket warming cabinet for the hospital;
  • Roblin Ag Society - $1,900 for food booth renovations;
  • Roblin Children's Centre - $5,000 for building renovations;
  • Merridale Community Club - $4,000 to replace the roof of the former Merridale School.

A time for socializing and refreshments took place after recipients and presenters posed for a group photo. The foundation's annual general meeting, which was scheduled to follow, was postponed.