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2 days 12 hours ago

WATV Annual Holiday Dinner Fundraiser - December 9th! -

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6 days 16 hours ago

We Are The Villagers welcomes two new members to its Board of Directors. Beverley Stefureak joins and will be the new Secretary of the Board. Beverley was formerly the University Secretary at the University of Toronto. Dr. Aparna Swaminathan also joins the board, and is a medical doctor at the Georgian Bay General Hospital. Welcome to the team!

You can view the full Board at:
http://watvnew.com/who-we-are/bod-founders-executive/

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1 week 3 days ago

WATV Fifty/Fifty draw winner Rob Tigwell dropped by to pick up his winning raffle ticket proceeds. Congratulations Rob!

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1 week 4 days ago

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2 weeks 4 days ago

Thank you to everyone who attended the Magical Moments ladies night at Cellarman's Alehouse last night. The fundraiser was SOLD OUT and was a huge success. Everyone had a great time, and it was all to support our local kids in their extra-curricular activities.

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1 month 6 hours ago

The Hidden Agenda restaurant in Midland will be hosting an afternoon Halloween Party for the kids on October 27th, including pumpkin painting/decorating, dance and costume party, and pizza from Dominoes, from 3-5 pm on Saturday October 27th. Free for kids of all ages. Then, from 8pm onwards, a Fundraising Halloween dance for teens and adults (licensed) will be held. Prizes for best costume, door prizes, and more! Cover charge of $5. Funds raised go to We Are The Villagers.

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1 month 3 days ago

Today, Cameron, Nico and Taylor came by the WATV offices to present a cheque from their summer lemonade and bake sale. They are true role models for their generation and we are truly grateful for their efforts. They have put a lot of smiles on kids' faces in the Village. Thank you!

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1 month 1 week ago

CONGRATULATIONS to Rob Tigwell of Midland, Ontario who won $7,629.30 in our 2018 50/50 Draw!

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1 month 1 week ago

Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at We Are The Villagers!

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1 month 2 weeks ago

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1 month 2 weeks ago

Thanks to everyone who braved the cool weather to attend the third annual We Are The Villagers Golf Tournament. It was a great success! Winners included:
Closest to the 'Steaks': Dave Hobson
Men's Closest to the pin: Matt Proulx
Men's longest drive: Jeff Dykstra
Ladies closest to the pin: Carmen L.
Ladies longest drive: Connie Weatherall
Most honest team: Bev, Pat, Judy and Ruth (below)
Overall winning team: Matt Proulx, Tara Crompton, David Good, Jordan Crompton (below)

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1 month 2 weeks ago

WATV volunteer Vernice Smith and President Dr. Ty Hervieux attend the Community Cares local non-profit seminar today to help our communities grow in a sustainable way through the joint efforts of all of our local charities.

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1 month 3 weeks ago

Ladies, join us for our popular 'Magical Moments' night at Cellarman's Pub in Midland on October 28th at 6:00pm. Enjoy an evening of magic, mystery and beauty with manicures, pedicures, fortune tellers, and more - all while enjoying a glass of wine! This event sells out, so reserve early. All proceeds to the kids programs at WATV. BOOK ONLINE AT:
http://watvnew.com/event/ladies-night-out-psychic-event/

Magical Moments – Psychic Event

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1 month 3 weeks ago

One week to go before our Annual Golf Tournament. There is still room for more teams or individuals to play. Come out and enjoy a great round of 9 holes, followed by lunch and lots of prizes. Sign up today at www.watvnew.com

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1 month 3 weeks ago

A HUGE thank you to Taylor Baumann (14), Cameron Baumann (11) and Nico Jenni (15) who held a lemonade and bake sale to help the kids in the village programs. Together they raised an amazing $1,100 for WATV. This is so fantastic and means so much to everyone. You have put a lot of smiles on everyone's faces.

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2 months 1 day ago

Two weeks away to our Third Annual Golf Tournament. Have you registered to play yet? If not, do so today! Includes 9 holes of golf, a fantastic lunch, prizes, silent auction table, and the joy of helping our local kids get access to extra-curricular activities. All levels of play welcomed and embraced! Sign up now at
http://watvnew.com/event/annual-watv-golf-tournament/

Annual WATV Golf Tournament

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2 months 1 week ago

We Are The Villagers Newsletter - September 2018 -

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2 months 2 weeks ago

Thank you to everyone who donated through our Labour Day Tagday weekend blitz. Thanks to you, children in the village are truly excited about going back to school and enrolling in their favourite extra-curricular activities. Our volunteer coin rollers were busy on Saturday keeping up with their job (below)!

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2 months 2 weeks ago

On the one year anniversary of the passing of WATV's co-founder, we remain endeared to the memory of Julianna Matyas and the mission she established for the charity - to assist children to participate in extra-curricular activities that they otherwise could not afford to do because of family circumstances. Julianna's presence will always be with us as we build and grow the charity.