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15 hours 53 minutes 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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5 days 15 hours 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 weeks 3 days ago

We Are The Villagers Newsletter - September 2018 -

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2 weeks 4 days 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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3 weeks 14 hours 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.

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4 weeks 2 days ago

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser This Sunday -

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1 month 2 days ago

Another great community event this past weekend for the WATV team. The Georgian Bay Tugfest in Midland was a huge success - particularly the evening sailpast of the tug boats, and the lively entertainment by local bands, magicians, and more. Congratulations to the organizers. Thank you to everyone who stopped by the WATV booth to say hello and purchase 50/50 raffle tickets in support of local kids programs in the community.

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1 month 5 days ago

Reminder: Midland Tugfest, Science Day for Kids, Pancake Breakfast -

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1 month 1 week ago

Thank you to everyone who purchased 50/50 raffle tickets this past weekend at Foodland in Penetanguishene. All proceeds go to funding kids from low income families with their extra-curricular activities throughout the year. A very special thanks to Chris and the team at Foodland for making this possible! We will be at the Tugfest Festival in Midland this coming weekend - see you there.

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1 month 2 weeks ago

WATV was joined by some of the kids in the village who are beneficiaries of the generosity and kindness of our supporters and donors this past weekend as we were selling 50/50 raffle tickets at Food Basics in Midland Here is a picture of sisters Keri and Colina from Christian Island who are enthusiastically enrolled in music lessons thanks to you! They will soon be joined by their younger brother in the program. They are all looking forward to our Pancake Breakfast at Phil's Pub & Eatery on August 26th, and were eagerly passing out flyers.

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1 month 2 weeks ago

Thank you to everyone who stopped by our table at Food Basics in Midland this past weekend to purchase 50/50 draw tickets. All proceeds will go to the kids in WATV programs who need help covering the costs of registration and equipment fees for their extra-curricular activities. A very special thanks to Rachel and her team at Food Basics who kindly allowed us to set up the table at the store!

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1 month 2 weeks ago

WATV is thrilled to co-host the semi-annual Kids' Science Day at the Midland Public Library. Plan to bring your kids out on Monday August 20th for all things science. The Kids love it! Thanks to Scientists in School for organizing this fantastic event.

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1 month 3 weeks ago

Thank you to everyone who supported We Are The Villagers by buying 50/50 tickets at the Penetanguishene All Canadian Festival this past weekend! Special thanks to the town and its workers who put together a fantastic event. Look for us this upcoming weekend at Food Basics in Midland.

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1 month 4 weeks ago

Thank you to everyone who bought 50/50 Draw tickets at last weekend's Food Feast in Midland, Ontario. Despite the rain on Sunday, we sold over $1,800 in tickets. WATV will continue selling tickets throughout the summer as we work our way to that $7,500 draw prize. Look for us in your community.

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1 month 4 weeks ago

WATV volunteers busy working on the planning of exciting upcoming events for the kids and the communities. Look for news about upcoming pancake breakfast, tag days, golf tournament, psychic night, fashion show, dance contest, scarecrow day, and much more. Thank you team!

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2 months 4 days ago

WATV will have a booth and be selling its popular 50/50 raffle tickets this weekend at the Midland Food Feast festival at the harbourfront in Midland. Come by and purchase your tickets for a chance to win up to $7,500. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. See you there!

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2 months 4 days ago

SAVE THE DATE for our Annual Golf Tournament.
Sunday September 30th, 2018
Brooklea Golf Club
Midland, Ontario

More details to follow!

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2 months 2 weeks ago

We Are The Villagers kids benefiting from our community programs. Ethan gets ready for his horseback riding lesson. A young villager enjoys her new teddy bear gift from WATV. Your support brings inspiration and joy to our young kids. Thank You!

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2 months 3 weeks ago

We Are The Villagers won the 'Most Original Float' in the Canada Day Parade in Victoria Harbour (Tay County)!

As well, WATV villager Michelle Little's kids won the watermelon eating contest! Way to go!