Latest News for May 2011
TD on board for Grandview Kids
May 17, 2011
DURHAM REGION May 17, 2011 –Today TD Bank Group announced new sponsorship support for the Grandview Children’s Centre and Foundation. In collaboration with TD, the Grandview Children’s Foundation will host the 15th Annual Golf Fore Grandview Kids golf tournament on July 7th at the Oshawa Golf and Curling Club---a fun-filled opportunity for golf enthusiasts, volunteers and sponsors to network, all while raising funds for the kids of Grandview,
“This partnership with TD is exciting for us and means a great deal to Grandview,” says Vicky Earle, Executive Director, Grandview Children’s Centre and Foundation. “This fun tournament is one way the Foundation supports the essential work of Grandview Children’s Centre.”
Award for Terry Johnston
May 12, 2011
DURHAM REGION May 12, 2011 – Talk show phenom and philanthropist Terry Johnston was recently toasted as a shining star for his work with the Grandview Children’s Foundation.
Terry who is normally performing MC duties for Grandview was on the receiving side this time when he was made an “Honorary Member” of the Grandview Children’s Foundation, a special honour reserved only for those who have made an outstanding contribution to the Foundation.
Technology Creating Smiles
May 09, 2011
DURHAM REGION May 9, 2011 –Smiles and busy hands were the order of the day for the Grandview kids who were quick to use the kid friendly computers, recently donated by IBM Canada.
The Young Explorer, as it is called, is a very colourful computer designed to engage children in exciting ways. The computer which looks like a giant toy gets lots of attention at Grandview Children’s Centre and Campbell Children’s School. It comes preloaded with literacy and numeracy applications and gets far more attention than the other computers in the room, simply because it is so child-centric. Adults can’t even fit in the seats and playtime easily transitions into learning.
May 09, 2011
DURHAM REGION May 9, 2011 –From across the community they came, representing industry, community groups or just themselves, to be celebrated by Grandview Children’s Foundation.
Making a Difference in Durham Region
May 09, 2011
DURHAM REGION May 9, 2011 –With the expansion of the Family Resource and Disability Awareness Programs at Grandview Children’s Centre, families of children with special needs will be afforded a listening ear as well as a voice.
A recent grant from the RBC Foundation of $21,000 allows for a Family Facilitator with personal experience to connect with families on a one-on-one basis, offering support and advice. This interaction has made a positive impact on the emotional well-being of the children and families who have accessed the services in the region.