WATERFORD MINOR HOCKEY SCORES $49,900 GRANT, News (Waterford Minor Hockey Association)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
WATERFORD MINOR HOCKEY SCORES $49,900 GRANT
Submitted By Adam Howe on Mon 01 31, 22
Waterford, ON – In 2021, Waterford District Minor Hockey Association received a $49,900 grant from the Government of Ontario’s Community Building Fund – Operating stream. These funds, delivered by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, will assist with facility rental costs and help the Association continue providing affordable opportunities for young people to play hockey.

“It is fantastic news that local organizations are receiving a hand up,” Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett said. “The past several months have been extremely difficult for not-for-profits to engage in any activity that sustains their programs. I truly hope this funding will enable Waterford Minor Hockey to offer quality programming at an affordable rate for young people in the community."

Waterford District Minor Hockey Association is the primary physical fitness and recreation provider for Waterford children and youth in the fall and winter. The Association’s revenue decreased substantially during the pandemic – and at the same time, ice rental costs increased significantly. This grant helps keep registration affordable for families while the Association explores new fundraising approaches.

"The impact of this grant cannot be underestimated; it will allow Waterford Minor Hockey to provide an environment where children can experience physical activity and community while playing hockey,” said Adam Howe, President of Waterford District Minor Hockey Association. “This grant has allowed us to continue delivering hockey programming during these unprecedented times, undoubtedly having a positive impact on the physical and mental health of our hockey families.”

The Waterford District Minor Hockey Association is committed to offering a safe and inclusive environment to members of the community that encourages teamwork and physical activity through hockey. If you wish to enquire about registration or volunteering, please visit the website at: www.waterfordwildcats.ca

The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is an agency of the Government of Ontario, and one of Canada’s leading granting foundations. Last year, nearly $112M was invested into 1,384 community projects and partnerships to build healthy and vibrant communities and strengthen the impact of Ontario’s non-profit sector. In 2020/21, OTF supported Ontario’s economic recovery by helping non-profit organizations rebuild and recover from the impacts of COVID-19. Visit otf.ca to learn more.

-30-

Organization Contact for Media Inquiries:

Adam Howe

President, Waterford District Minor Hockey Association 

[email protected]

This article has been viewed 1008 times.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 23
    Jan
    Organization
    Thank you to everyone for taking part in the 50/50 raffle. We have almost reached the half-way point. Additional tickets are still available. As a reminder to all, please read below: The raffle will run from January 7, 2023 to February 1, ...
  • 06
    Jan
    Organization
    The raffle will run from January 7, 2023 to February 1, 2023.
  • 08
    Dec
    Organization
    Date: January 7th, 2023 Location: Waterford Tricenturena – Upper meeting room NOTE: Players are asked to wear full equipment, including skates and sticks.  Order forms will be provided prior to picture day.  Forms and payment can be provided to ...
  • 28
    Nov
    Organization
    Our U13 and U18 teams participated in a tournament in Hagersville this past weekend, and both teams won their divisions! Congratulations! 
  • 08
    Nov
    Organization
    Port Dover, Simcoe, and Waterford Minor Hockey Associations in cooperation with Norfolk Minor Hockey Association are pleased to announce Select hockey programming. These Select teams will be administered by Norfolk Minor Hockey having rosters with ...
  • 03
    Oct
    Organization
    The Waterford Minor Hockey Association is pleased to announce upcoming skills and skating development opportunities for our U9 through U18 divisions. These clinics are being offered cooperatively with our partner associations and will be held at the ...
  • 19
    Sep
    Organization
    Attention Goalies (U9 to U18): On Point Goalie clinics are set to begin on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at the Waterford Arena. These clinics are broken down into 2 divisions: GROUP A (7AM):  U9, U10, U11, U12 GROUP B (8AM):  U13, U14, U15, ...
  • 17
    Aug
    Organization
    Waterford Minor Hockey is presently seeking coaches for the upcoming season. All coaches are required to be certified for the level in which they are applying and must submit a valid Vulnerable Sector Check. If you do not have a coaching ...
Printed from waterfordwildcats.ca on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 4:34 AM