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AGM March 14, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 05:02 PM
posted by: Louise McEwan

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting:

March 14, 2017

7:00 PM

Muriel Griffiths Room, 1501 Cedar Avenue Trail BC

Annual membership fee of $20 may be payable via cheque to “Le Roi Community Foundation” Box 3, Trail BC V1R 4L3, online at Canada Helps by selecting “Membership” from the drop down menu under “Apply your donation to a specific fund…”, or in person at the AGM.

Fall 2015 Grant Recipients

Monday, November 30, 2015 @ 09:11 PM
posted by: Louise McEwan

Thank you to everyone who attended the Wills and Estate Planning information session and presentation of the fall grants.  A special thanks to Jessica Sperry, Associate at McEwan Law Co.

The well-attended event gave everyone the opportunity to mingle, make connections, and learn about the diverse projects that make our community a great place to live.

We also announced the creation of a new endowment fund, “Kootenay Columbia Trails for Tomorrow Fund”.  This fund will benefit the Kootenay Columbia Trails Society  for years to come.  Thank you KCTS.

LCF announced $13,000 in grants at the event . Recipients were:

School District No. 20 (Kootenay Columbia) Webster PAC for its intermediate playground improvement project

Special Olympics BC – Trail for its new curling program

Village of Warfield Enhancement Society (WaVES) for “Bridging the Technology Gap” – “an intergenerational project that will pair teens with adults in a learning experience”

Trail and District Public Library for a Junior Book Club – an “enhanced literacy program to encourage and support the love of books and reading”

FAIR (Trail Family and Individual Resource Center) for its Kootenay Dental Access program – “to help people living in poverty to have healthier lives by having healthier mouths”

CBAL (Columbia Basin Alliance for Literarcy) for Parent Night Out Workshops – workshops that
“promote the importance of a healthy early childhood development…and early literacy in the home”

D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) BC Society for Trail “keeping it REAL” drug prevention program

Picture below are LCF Chair Louise McEwan and LCF Grant Committe Chair Laura Laratta with some of the grant recipients.

2015 fall grant recipients

Annual General Meeting

Saturday, February 21, 2015 @ 05:02 AM
posted by: Louise McEwan

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on March 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM in the downstairs boardroom at Coldwell Banker, 1252 Bay Avenue, Trail BC.  We will present our 2014 Annual Report and elect directors.

The annual membership fee to join LCF is $20.00. Please consider becoming a member. If you are unable to attend the AGM, and wish to support LCF as a member, membership fees may be mailed to:

LeRoi Community Foundation, 1252 Bay Avenue, Trail BC V1R 4A6 Attention: Peter Morgenthaler

Planned Giving Seminar

Saturday, December 13, 2014 @ 09:12 PM
posted by: Louise McEwan

Financial advisors begin their presentations

Local financial advisers provided information on some of the various ways that donors can give to charities. Some ways for donors to leave a legacy to a charity include gifts of cash, stocks, bonds,valuable art, real estate, and life insurance.  Click here for   Charitable donations 2014, a power point presentation for more information on donating insurance.

The Le Roi Foundation welcomes discussions with potential donors. We can help you make your philanthropic goals a reality.  If you are interested in leaving a legacy in your community through the Foundation, please talk to us and seek advice from your trusted professional advisors.

Planned Giving Seminar November 12, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014 @ 09:10 PM
posted by: Louise McEwan

November 14, 2014 is National Philanthropy Day. To mark the substantial contribution that charitable giving makes to our community, the LeRoi Community Foundation is co-hosting a “Planned Giving Seminar” in conjunction with Canaccord/MP Wealth Advisory and Kootenay Savings Credit Union.  If you have ever thought about leaving a legacy for your community through planned giving, you won’t want to miss this seminar.

Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Place: VISAC Gallery (Trail BC) (Map)

Time: Seminar begins at 7:00pm , but we’ll be there at 6:30pm to greet you! Refreshments to follow.

RSVP: Louise McEwan at, or 250-364-1781. We hope you will join us.