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Tiger Hills Community Foundation

P.O. Box 342
Treherne, MB R0G 2V0

Registered Charitable Number: 89325 3583 RR0001
Manitoba Region: South Central

Mission

The Tiger Hills Community Foundation Inc. is committed to working together to build a permanent fund, using the earnings to enrich the quality of life in our area.

Description

Established in 1997, our Foundation grants awards annually to various organizations in order to support family well-being. We assist and promote the arts, cultural and heritage activities, education, environmental and social programs, medical services, sports, and other community activities.

Board

  • Chris Bowler, Chairperson
  • Karla MacTavish, Treasurer
  • Alison Delf-Timmerman, Secretary
  • Ian Pritchard
  • Robert Wheeler
  • Chris Marginet
  • Neil Metcalfe
  • Kristin Jonk
  • Jolene Zeghers

Foundation Funds

Undesignated Fund – Funds distributed at the discretion of the board.

Health and Wellness Fund – Funds distributed to local organizations to improve community health care and wellness.

Jack Wheeler and Family Scholarship Fund

Rathwell Community Fund

Recent Grants

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MILES for Seniors$1,075Bittersweet Ski Club$620Treherne Curling Club$1,600Treherne Collegiate$1,300Tiger Hills Arts Association$900Treherne Fire Department$2,600Treherne Elementary School$1,475Tiger Hills Community Resource Centre$4,900Treherne Aquatic Centre$10,300Treherne Ag Society$650Treherne Museum$1,600Tiger Hills Health Centre$7,820Treherne Minor Athletic$5,550Delahunt Golf Course$2,860Treherne Friendship Centre$2,900

Health Fund:
Tiger Hills Health Centre $5,900
Wheeler Family Scholarship Fund:
Scholarships $2,000
Rathwell Community Fund:
Green Prairie Lodge $450
Rathwell Skating Rink $350
Heritage Museum Fund:
Treherne Museum $150
Youth in Philanthropy $2,625

Grant Deadlines

Foundation Highlights

Back row (l-r): Lilian Robinson, Gaby Sholdice, Rachel Claeys, Phyllis Lee, Lorraine Drummond and Margaret Fraser; front row (l-r): Mayre Beam, Ella Green, Tamara Greenlay, Karla MacTavish, Raebelle Lounsbury and Sadie Wilson.

 

Health Auxiliaries’ Final Distribution of Funds
April 2018

On behalf of the Tiger Hills Community Foundation, Karla MacTavish, treasurer, accepted a cheque in the amount of $3,056 from the Tiger Hills Health Auxiliaries.

The Tiger Hills Health Auxiliary began as 10 separate auxiliaries in 1957 when the Treherne Hospital originally opened its doors. In 2000 they amalgamated into one auxiliary, but their purpose remained the same; fundraising to support purchases for the hospital. In 2018, after the MAHA (Manitoba Association of Health Auxiliaries) folded after 70 years, the Tiger Hills Auxiliary decided to officially end its fundraising activities and distribute their remaining funds.

The money will continue to benefit the Tiger Hills Health Centre in perpetuity, as the Foundation deposited it in the Health Fund, which is designated for community health.

The Tiger Hills Community Foundation board truly appreciates the tremendous community support it receives. For good…forever!