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Auction of Painting to Benefit John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area

Long-time ERCF supporter to auction off original oil painting to raise funds for the historic site Leamington –  Throughout the summer months, a very special piece will be on display at the Leamington Arts Centre (LAC) – a 24” x 30” oil painting of the historic John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area created by local Artist, Don Waffle.  At Mr. Waffle’s request, this piece will be auctioned off, via a silent auction, with the proceeds directed to the Essex Region Conservation Foundation t
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Santas Running through Town!

 2015 run to raise funds for the Essex Region Conservation Foundation Amherstburg – The Super Santa Run is coming to downtown Amherstburg on November 14th, 2015.  This year’s goal has been set to raise $8,000 for the Essex Region Conservation Foundation to protect and restore our region’s local natural resources “Each year the Super Santa Run grows larger and more festive,” said Susan Stockwell Andrews, Foundation President.  Again this year’s event has partnered with the River Lights Winter Fes
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Greenway Named with $250,000 Announced for Trail On!

Cypher Systems Group Greenway name revealed Essex – Our region’s most anticipated trail project has reached its campaign goal.  Cypher Systems Group announced today a $250,000 multi-year gift to complete the Essex-Amherstburg Greenway, bringing the vision of a region connected by trails one step closer to reality. The Essex Region Conservation Foundation held a gathering of donors, trail enthusiasts, corporate partners, and stakeholders to announce that the trail will be named the Cypher Systems
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On Your Marks!

Amherstburg – The Essex Region Conservation Foundation is calling all runners, walkers, and Santa enthusiasts to don a Santa suit and running shoes on November 14th, 2015 to race along a five kilometre route for the annual Super Santa Run.  This incredible five kilometre fun run will take place just prior to the Amherstburg River Lights Festival opening ceremonies.  All participants will receive a free Santa suit to wear for the run, including a traditional jacket and pants, belt, beard, and of
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Caesars Windsor Shines Gold as Community Events Sponsor

Windsor – The Essex Region Conservation Foundation is pleased to announce Caesars Windsor as the gold level sponsor of its annual fundraising events for the next three years.  The announcement, which included a $30,000 donation, will see Caesars Windsor become the gold level sponsor of the annual golf tournament, the recently held Canada South Coast Bike Tour, and the Super Santa Run. “We are exceedingly thrilled with our longstanding partnership with Caesars Windsor,” said Susan Stockwell Andre
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