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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Thank you for participanting in our 10th Annual Play a Round for the Kids Golf Tournament!

On May 29th, 144 golfers and several “non-golfers” joined us at Black Bear Ridge Golf course in Belleville for our 10th Annual Play a Round for the Kids Golf Tournament. The weather was perfect for a day at the links and everyone had lots of fun! We couldn’t have asked for a more enthusiastic group of people.

We are thrilled to announce the event helped us raise over $43,000. Thanks to the generosity of all those who participated, Quinte Children’s Foundation will be able to help over 350 Kids in our local communities participate in the activities they love most through our Playing For Keeps Program.  Through the course of the year, children will play, laugh, make new friends, learn new skills and have a great time.

We would like to thank our Golf committee: Taryl Kramp (chair), Beckie Sarles,Tracy Bray, Dagney Benton, Sharlene Weitzman,  Mike Williams and Kari Kramp as well as all volunteers for organizing such an amazing evening. As well, we would like to offer our most sincere thanks to Ms. Wendy McFaul, RBC Wealth Management Dominion Securities and all the wonderful sponsors and donors for their contributions.

Together, we are making a difference in the quality of life for vulnerable children in our communities.

We hope you will be able to join us next year for an unforgettable day of golf……Helping One Child At A Time!

Click here to see photos of the event

McHappy Day a Success!!!

On Wednesday May 7th, 2014 McDonald’s restaurants in Bancroft, Belleville, Madoc and  Quinte West raised $18,120 for Quinte Children’s Foundation to help send local kids to camp!!!

Colin McLean, Owner of McDonald’s on Dundas Street East in Belleville and current Board Member with Quinte Children’s Foundation said, “A great big “THANK YOU” goes out to all of our customers in Hastings County, for making this event a success”.  “This is the 21st McHappy Day in Canada, and with the amazing support from all our communities, we will be able to send over 100 kids to camp this year”.

Patricia Guernsey, Board Chair of Quinte Children’s Foundation commented, “on behalf of the Quinte Children’s Foundation Board of Director’s, staff, and especially all the children we will be able to send to camp, “thank you”, to our local McDonald’s owners:  Jamie Campbell & Terri Van Zant, Bancroft; Bob & Sylvia Doyle, Belleville/Madoc; Colin & Jodi McLean, Belleville and Cynthya & Ken Schmidt, Quinte West and their entire staff.  Because of you, we will make a lot of children McHAPPY!!.  As well, “thank you to all of the wonderful community volunteers for making the 2014 McHappy Day such a success”.

“It truly is amazing how supportive our communities are to McHappy Day and on behalf of all the kids,  thank you” said, Connie Reid, Executive Director of Quinte Children’s Foundation.

Click here to view photos of the event.

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