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Thank You!! 2nd Annual Freezin’ For A Reason Polar Dip Raises $7,675

Thanks to all the “dippers” who braved the frigid waters of Lake Simcoe on February 23rd, 2013. It really was a beautiful winter day for a swim (really!). Thanks to all the organizers for a great experience. See you in 2014! […]

February 26th, 2013|

Residents Take a Dip in Icy Water to Save Lake Simcoe

2nd Annual Freezin’ for a Reason Polar Dip

NEWMARKET – January 8, 2013 – Join local residents, politicians and many other brave community groups in an event that is sure to send shivers up your spine! Meet us at the Innisfil Beach Park during the Innisfil Winterfest as brave dippers dress up in wacky costumes, dip into Lake Simcoe and most importantly help raise funds for a very important cause – the environmental protection of our beautiful Lake Simcoe watershed. Proceeds will specifically support projects in the Barrie and Innisfil areas. […]

January 8th, 2013|

New Home Owners in Brookfield Homes’ Aurora Community to Receive Warm Welcome Home

Brookfield Homes joins LSCF program that inspires increased environmental health and awareness

NEWMARKET  – For over 50 years, Brookfield Homes has built a reputation of excellence by building quality new homes across Southern Ontario. Brookfield’s Save Green Program puts the best energy saving and indoor air quality enhancing technology in their homes. But they wanted to do more. When Brookfield Homes learned about Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation’s (LSCF) new Inspiring Greener Communities Program (IGC), they knew they had to participate. The IGC program was designed to balance the needs of people with the needs of the environment. It connects residents of new communities to our watershed, inspires an eco-friendly lifestyle and raises funds for local environmental programs and projects that will help clean the air, land and water right in our own backyard. Brookfield Homes is proud to support this program with their upcoming Aurora “The Arbors” community, located on the west side of Leslie St. just north of Wellington. Brookfield Homes encourages other builders in this large Aurora development to participate in this program as well. […]

January 8th, 2013|

Fundraising Committee Needs a Logo

Friends of Scanlon Creek launch logo design competition

NEWMARKET  – Newly formed community group, Friends of Scanlon Creek Committee, are launching a logo design competition, appealing to local amateur and professional graphic artists in the Bradford West Gwillimbury area – selected designer wins bragging rights and a one year pass to Scanlon Creek Conservation Area! […]

January 4th, 2013|

1st Annual Freezin’ For A Reason Polar Dip

Thanks to the 25 brave souls who plunged into Lake Simcoe at the Innisfil Beach Park on February 25th in our first annual Freezin’ For a Reason Polar Dip. Almost $12,000 was raised as dippers had fun while raising money for a great environmental cause. Funds raised from polar dippers will go to priority restoration, protection and educational programs and projects within the Lake Simcoe watershed. […]

April 18th, 2012|