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Giving the gift of music!

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything” – Plato Imagine the opportunity to give the gift of music to others; Catherine Meng, volunteer musician at The Elliott Community does exactly that. As a Third Year University of Guelph Biomedical Science student, Catherine focuses…

October 1 – International Day of Older Persons

October 1st marks the United Nations ‘International Day of Older Persons’ with the theme of “Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society” The contributions older persons provide is invaluable; the wisdom, experience and leadership are among the myriad of attributes that are shared and that are integral…

Get In The Driver’s Seat!

For many in our community, transportation to and from appointments is a barrier to service, to activities and relationships in life. For a moment, imagine the challenge of going for medical treatments, counselling or the ability to interact with others through peer programs, support groups and leisure pursuits. You can make a difference; get in…

Lifelong Volunteer Nan Hogg

Nan Hogg is well known in Guelph as an artist, art teacher, and an energetic champion of the arts. For many years, Nan maintained a teaching studio in Guelph and continues to conduct occasional workshops for adults and has coordinated the art workshops program for the Wellington County Museum & Archives for several years. As…

OAKTREE Project Finale 2017

(Via The OAKTREE Project) “The Mactaggart Family are fortunate to have built a successful business in Downtown Guelph. We work with a select group of families and provide strategic investment management to help set the foundations for their future. Much like the oak tree, we help our clients grow strong, secure roots. We want to help…

Thank you Peter!

“Having retired from fixing computers since 2012, Peter Jaspers-Fayer is now able to indulge, almost full-time, his passion for the outdoors, back-country camping in conjunction with long hikes, bicycling, canoeing, kayaking, and sailing” says Focus on Nature Executive Director Simon Bell.   “For the past two years, Peter has been volunteering with Focus on Nature,…

The Truth About Youth

We are delighted to share a successful initiative that highlights ‘The Truth About Youth’. Congratulations to all involved; in particular, the young people – leaders today, tomorrow and the future – for their passion and action! Background to the Project: Helen Edwards of the Seniors Centre for Excellence and Gabby Ieropoli, Community Youth Resiliency Worker…

Annual Report 2017

Our Annual General Meeting was held on June 27, 2017 at Innovation Guelph. The corresponding annual report features highlights from 3 pillars of work by PIN, The People and Information Netowrk. Some highlights include: 59 volunteers helped shovel snow for 178 seniors and persons with disabilities 1.3 million+ information records for essential human services were…

3 Things For Canada!

In celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary, Canadians are invited to show their spirit by choosing 3 acts of service! If every Canadian chose to do 3 things for their community; imagine the profound effect! From helping neighbours to hosting a street party, leaving a random act of kindness to donating goods, there are a multitude…

Delfino Callegari – Devoted To His Community

When you speak with Delfino Callegari, you can feel his passion for community. A humble man filled with incredible spirit and the love of people, Delfino has been volunteering with the Guelph and District Multicultural Festival for 31 years. Starting as a Board member with the Multicultural Centre (now Immigrant Services Guelph-Wellington), Delfino recalls the…