Tag Archives: renovation

This is a Community Striving for High Ideals

Running a charitable venture may be among the hungriest of business pursuits.

You have no widgets to sell; you can’t ratchet up sales by improving your product line. Your customers are your employers, so you hope to get it right every time. Good will is, after all, easily transportable.

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‘Tis the season for giving back

Everywhere you look there are sparkly lights, holiday events and Christmas shoppers. I think Orillia must be one of the most generous communities around – one reason why I love living here.

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Office Re-opening Celebration a Success

A re-cap of our office re-opening celebration.

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Washago a powerful part of the Conservancy community

The Couchiching Conservancy draws its strength from community more than any other single power source. It is the rechargeable battery that keeps us going, and nowhere is that energy source stronger than the Washago area.

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Couple put their business to work for conservation

Many business leaders are concerned about big-picture issues like climate change, the loss of habitat for Ontario species and clean water, but the colossal nature of these problems can lead to an uncomfortable sense of helplessness. Learn how Don Scott and Kristi McKechnie of Washago are taking action for the environment.

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Renovation: Growing & ‘Greening’ for the Future

The office is currently under construction! Thanks to a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation and a legacy gift from Bill Grant, we are greening & growing the office. We’ll update this post to share updates and pictures of the renovations.

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Five things you need to know about the renovation

Keep informed on the office renovation! Grant’s Woods is closed to the public as of May 19, 2015 and we will send a notice to our members and supporters through our e-newsletter once we are open again.

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