Ruthven recipient of $48K Trillium grant

Ruthven recipient of $48K Trillium grant
CAYUGA—On Friday, September 23, 2022 local historians, Ruthven Park enthusiasts, and its board of directors gathered on the beautiful autumn afternoon to celebrate and acknowledge the Community Building Fund from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, which provided funding for Ruthven to stay connected to the community digitally. Shown above, back row: (l-r) Jim Walton, Board Director; Joel Weaver, Maintenance Coordinator; Rob Goffin, Board Vice-President; Winston Sardine, Board Treasurer; Michael Berry, Ecological Stewardship Coordinator; Nancy Furber, Event Facilitator; Ron Gowland, Board President; front row: MPP Bobbi Ann Brady; Brittany Van Dalen, Site Administrator; Barbara Murray, Research Volunteer; Gail Collins, Board Director; Betsy Smith, Former Board President; and Rachel Berry, Education Coordinator. —Haldimand Press photo by Kerstein Mallon.

By Kerstein Mallon

The Haldimand Press

CAYUGA—On Friday, September 23, 2022, the Ruthven Park board hosted a ceremony to acknowledge the receipt of $48,800 in funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). 

Local MPP Bobbi Ann Brady was present to recognize the accomplishments made thanks to the funding from the Community Building Fund. The monies were used to employ Digital Education Coordinator, Rachel Berry, as well as supply the required technology needed to continue offering unique experiences and programs to the public during the pandemic. 

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