Central Elgin, ON, April 1, 2015. – Elgin County is pleased to announce that the application process is open for the 2015 International Plowing Match (IPM) Legacy Agricultural Scholarship.
Each year $2500 is awarded to one female and one male student who are attending college or university in Canada to study an agriculturally-related program. Examples of such programs include agricultural sciences, agribusiness, agri-tourism, nutrition, earth sciences, and food sciences. The scholarship is provided as a result of generous support of legacy funds from the 2010 International Plowing Match hosted by Elgin County.
2015 Betty Want Scholarship Application Now Available for Graduating Elgin County High School Students
ST. THOMAS – Nomination forms for the 42nd Annual Honours and Awards Banquet are now being accepted at the Parks and Recreation Department, located at the St. Thomas Timken Community Centre, 2 Third Avenue. The deadline is 4:00 pm Friday March 20, 2015. This year’s banquet will take place at 6 pm at Memorial Auditorium on Thursday April 23, 2015.
The Treble Makers Women’s Choir has been singing, learning and having fun together since 2007. Each year they share their song and enthusiasm in two concerts – one pre-Christmas and one in the spring.
Founded by Sharon Little, The Treble Makers welcome women, aged fourteen and up, who want to sing a variety of music – from Bach to Boogie and Beyond. It’s an educational and performing group – members learn singing techniques and music reading skills in an environment which is encouraging, supportive and filled with laughter.
When it comes to taking steps to help the less fortunate, there’s a group in Elgin that knows that dance well.
The Elgin Ballroom Dance Club made a $5,000 donation to Christmas Care Thursday (Dec. 11) bringing the club’s total donations to children’s charities to nearly $60,000.
“Life isn’t a waltz for everyone,” said treasurer Linda Dekort, of Dutton. “We are proud to be able to share with the community.”