SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER, ON – May 16, 2019- Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC) celebrated their 4th anniversary on May 16th during Community Awareness Week (CAW) at their Annual fundraiser. Each year, SNGRDC staff nominate and vote on which local charity to support. This year staff selected the Ganohkwasra Youth Lodge Activity Fund. From all combined SNGRDC Community Awareness Activities, including Six Nations Bingo’s Tug-of-War, Prize Bingo, and Prize Raffle, just over $2,200 was raised for the Youth Lodge.
The event was hosted at Six Nations Tourism and included a free community BBQ, free Anniversary cupcakes, departmental booths/activities, Prize Bingo, and a Prize Raffle.
Prize Raffle Winners included:
Sandra Williams won the Gazibo, donated by A6N
Genina Hill won the Outdoor Fire Pit, donated by KPMG
Allissa Hill won the Outdoor Patio Furniture, donated by Belko
Tyler Ferguson won the Corn Sister Statue, donated by Grand Renewable Wind
John Heathers won the Golf Set, donated by Foglers Rubinoff
John Heathers also won the Camping set, donated by Brant Renewable Energy
Viola Skye won the Drill set, donated by Enbridge Gas
Leann Bomberry won the Kids Water Table, donated by Sodexo
Stephanie Burnham won the Home Theatre projector, donated by Niagara Regional Wind Farm
Rebecca Beaver won the Kids Wagon, donated by SNGRDC
Taylor Bradley won the Outdoor Wireless Speaker, donated by Hydro One
Kelly Turnbull won the Suitcase set, donated by Neighbourhood Electric
Shawna Porter won the Hammock, donated by RBC
Ashlee Jacobs won the Convection Oven, donated by Ontario Power Generation
Erica Logan won the Splash Passes and Swing donated by Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
Irene Williams won the Baseball Package, donated by SNGRDC
SNGRDC was launched in May 2015 with the mission to achieve economic self-sufficiency for the people of Six Nations. SNGRDC addresses community priorities by generating income, outside of federal funding, which departments and organizations can access through annual applications to the Six Nations of the Grand River Economic Development Trust (EDT).
About Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation:
Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC) manages the Six Nations’ economic interests in 13 renewable energy projects and numerous economic development opportunities, in and around the Six Nations territory. SNGRDC’s current green energy portfolio is capable of producing nearly 900 MW of renewable energy through its direct or indirect involvement in seven solar and six wind project(s). SNGRDC is located on the Six Nations Reserve and directly employs over 140 employees through Nation Enterprise or the administration of Economic Interests projects. For more information please visit www.sndevcorp.ca