Fortis donates $2,500 to Summer Village of Grandview

The arboreal outlook of the Summer Village of Grandview just got a lot brighter after a $2,500 donation from FortisAlberta May 27.

Summer Village of Pigeon Lake mayor Don Davidson (center) and deputy mayor Hugh Read (left) accept a donation of $2

The arboreal outlook of the Summer Village of Grandview just got a lot brighter after a $2,500 donation from FortisAlberta May 27.

Mayor Don Davidson told The Pipestone Flyer the summer village applied for a grant offered by FortisAlberta and was successful. The grant is for $2,500 and will be used for tree-planting in the summer village’s park.

“We’re excited about the support Fortis is giving our watershed stewardship efforts,” said Mayor Davidson by phone May 26.

The grant, from FortisAlberta’s Community Investment program, is based on the guiding principle that the organization’s success depends on the well-being of the communities in which FortisAlberta operates and where FortisAlberta employees live and work. “Through philanthropic donations and the personal involvement of our employees, our vision is to empower communities by contributing to organizations that offer programs and services aligned with FortisAlberta’s business focuses: safety, education, the environment and wellness,” stated Rick Burden, FortisAlberta’s stakeholder relations manager.

Davidson said the Summer Village of Grandview has always supported a lot of tree-planting in Hamblin Park on the shores of Pigeon Lake and another area the summer village is restoring near a creek.

The funds granted will be used to replace damaged trees noted Davidson.

 

Just Posted

City of Wetaskiwin saves nearly $1M, restructures staff

‘Streamlining’ results in 10 positions eliminated at City of Wetaskiwin

Team Alberta ends Games strongly with 44 medals in week one

Alberta is currently sitting in second place of the medal standings

PHOTOS: Alberta male team takes silver in Winter Games relay speed skating

Alberta was close behind Quebec in the team relay speed skating finals

Alberta was crowned champions in Wheelchair Basketball at Canada Winter Games

Ontario won silver while Quebec took home the bronze medal

Maskwacis RCMP seek three in home invasion case

Maskwacis RCMP investigate home invasion

National Energy Board approves Trans Mountain pipeline again

Next step includes cabinet voting on the controversial expansion

A ‘warm embrace’ for grieving parents at funeral of seven young fire victims

Mourners offered love and support to Kawthar Barho, mother of seven children

Indigenous leaders, politicians say Trans Mountain report flawed

The National Energy Board has endorsed an expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline a second time

WATCH: Pet therapy brings calmness to Winter Games athletes

Canada Winter Games in Red Deer continue on until March 2nd

R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse

R&B star has been accused of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls for years

Child advocacy centre raising funds through Dream Home Lottery

The child advocacy centre in Red Deer uses its resources to help kids all over Central Alberta

Trudeau tells Canadians to listen to clerk in SNC-Lavalin matter

Privy Council clerk Michael Wernick delivered a blunt assessment at the House of Commons justice

Mueller report looming, new attorney general in hot seat

Robert Mueller is required to produce a confidential report to pursue or decline prosecutions

B.C. woman shares story of abuse with church officials ahead of Vatican summit

Leona Huggins was the only Canadian in the gathering ahead of a historic summit at the Vatican

Most Read