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ERCF Honours Outstanding Conservation Commitment

Windsor – The Essex Region Conservation Foundation (ERCF) honoured two recipients with a Conservation Foundation award at their Annual General Meeting on March 26.  The awards recognized outstanding philanthropic commitment from an individual or family, and from corporations. “Since 2012, the Foundation initiated this award recognition program to recognize the overwhelming contributions we have received from our supporters.  It is with our great appreciation that we honour those who have chosen
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Annual General Meeting

Windsor – The Essex Region Conservation Foundation celebrated its Annual General Meeting on March 26 and celebrated many incredible developments in 2013 with the efforts of many volunteers and donors working together towards the goal of creating a sustainable region. “This past year has been a wonderful success for the Foundation.  With new and renewed corporate partners, successful and fun special events, and new donors, we have a lot of thank yous to pass along,” said Ken Schmidt, President, B
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Union Gas Helps Foundation Supports Nature in Education

$4,000 grant to Essex Region Conservation Foundation on #GivingTuesdayCa Essex, ON – Union Gas is helping Essex Region Conservation Foundation support ERCA’s Nature in Education program, courtesy of a $4,000 grant awarded today. The hands-on study course teaches students about habitats, water and wildlife using environmental science-based studies. Andrea Seguin, Union Gas district manager for Windsor/Chatham presented the cheque to Essex Region Conservation Foundation board chair, Ken Schmidt an
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Family at event

Santa’s Running Through Town!

Santa’s Running through Town! 2013 Run to raise funds for the Essex Region Conservation Foundation Amherstburg – Back for a fifth year, the Super Santa Run is coming to downtown Amherstburg on November 16th, 2013.  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 Ken Schmidt, Foundation President.  This year the event has partn
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Santa Run Participants

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 16th, 2013 to race along a five kilometre route for the 5th 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 5 piece Santa suit to wear for the run, including a traditional red jacket and pants, belt,
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