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Winner for July 2019: Change is in the Bag/All Things Preserved

This project’s goal is to reduce the use of single use plastic produce bags – the kind that people use many of at the grocery store – to cut down on valuable resources wasted in their production, to eliminate the

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Winner for May 2019: Summer Circus Park Jam

We will transform the space next to the gazebo on the island in Victoria Park into an open area of circus arts exploration. Aerial silks and rings will hang from the large tree in the middle of the area with

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Winner for March 2019: KW May Day 2019

Congratulations to KW MAY DAY 2019! From the event page: Join us in the park and in the streets! Wednesday, May 1st, 4:30 pm Victoria Park clock tower Potluck, performances, speeches, activities. Family friendly. March to follow at 7 pm

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Winner for November 2018: Lucas and his Luka-Koras

Update: The instruments were delivered to House of Friendship Day Treatment centre on Friday, where Lucas demonstrated the instruments for several of the employees. He felt having both instruments at House of Friendship was best because of the interactive nature

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Winner for May 2018: Lena and Beecuz

Congratulations to Lena and her organization Beecuz! Beecuz is a youth-led organization that seeks to develop a future generation of passionate, confident and compassionate people by inspiring critical and creative thinking through education, awareness and design. We believe that everyone

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Winner for March 2018: Brenda from 2 Serve

Congratulations, Brenda! 2Serve is a non profit organization that does outreach projects for the community of Waterloo Region. They have seasonal and ongoing projects feeding and assisting people in need.  Please consider checking out and contributing to her good work

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Winner for January 2018: Grace at Gracefulbricks

Congratulations to Grace at gracefulbricks.wordpress.com who is January’s winner!  She’s planning a great event to showcase many international and local Lego artists such as herself and create more knowledge and dialogue around mental health.  Good luck Grace, we look forward to

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Winner for November, 2017: CKMS 102.7 FM

From its humble beginnings in 1964 CKMS has gone through many ups and downs, but has always provided an important voice for the community.  They are this month’s deserving winner of our KW Awesome Foundation grant.  Set your dial to

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Winner for September, 2017: KW Library of Things

Congratulations to this month’s winner, Devon and KW Library of Things!  Check out their progress at KW Library of Things.

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Winner for January, 2017: Waterloo City Limits Bike and Folk Festival

The Region of Waterloo has a country side boundary line (see map: http://www.regionofwaterloo.ca/en/regionalGovernment/resources/ROPMap7new.pdf) that it created to protect farmland and sensitive environmental areas. This line faces regular challenges from housing developers looking to create new suburbs. The last time that the

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