2011-12 Community Grants




Project Title



2011-2012 Community Grants

Live Well Lourdes Lourdes 

Initiative involves hula hoops, bike club, healthy snacks, and injury prevention activities. 

Healthy Aging Event  Pollard's Point 

Event for seniors with information on healthy eating, physical activity, stress, and injury prevention.  

Walk/Run Event  Deer Lake 

1st Annual Strawberry Festival Run/Walk event. 

Community Kitchen  Corner Brook 

Community Kitchen project with a youth and family focus.  

We Want You on Our Team Campaign  Rocky Harbour 

Support for the local swim team to promote the sport of swimming and recruit more swimmers.  

Empowering Communities to be Healthy  Cow Head, Parson's Pond, & St. Paul's 

Bringing teachers into the community to meet with parents, providing education on nutrition and other school and youth issues.  

Walking and Exercise Program  Reidville 

Therabands and free hand weights to support additional activities for an existing walking group.  

Family Activities  Port Saunders 

Promoting active family activities on Canada Day.  

Survivor Challenge - Family Edition 


Supporting a family Survivor Challenge with a variety of activities for competing families.

One Hundred Hikes  Gillams 

Support for trail-side activity signs promoting additional activities along the local walking trails.  

Pasadena Ski & Nature Park  Pasadena 

Enhancement to the snow shoe trail to make it accessible for all seasons.  

Deer Lake Playground 

Deer Lake 

Contribution made to build a new playground in Deer Lake.  

Engaging Parents Initiative 

Western Region 

Promoting School Food Guidelines to support parents in preparing healthy lunches/snacks for their children to bring to school from home.  

Seniors Program  Pollard's Point & Jackson's Arm 

Supporting transportation for a year long seniors program for members in both Pollard's Point and Jackson's Arm.  

Celebration of the Harvest  Corner Brook 

An end of season celebration of the Corner Brook Community Garden.  

Parenting Breakfast Program  Corner Brook 

Build skills and self esteem among mothers.  

Community Walk & Breakfast 


Promoting health and wellness during a community walk and breakfast.

Hearing Health Awareness Campaign  Western Region 

Creating awareness of hearing loss and hearing loss prevention tips.  

Nobody's Perfect Parenting Program 

Corner Brook 

A parenting program for local parents of young children.  

Women's Wellness Day  Benoit's Cove 

A wellness day for women with education and information on a variety of wellness topics.  

Valentine's Family Night  Deer Lake 

Meal, games, and a family package.  

Ladies Wellness Group  River of Ponds 

Exercise, monthly fellowship, and regularly scheduled guest speakers.  

Community Kitchen 

Port aux Basques 

Community Kitchen Program for local youth.  

Wintery Women's Wellness  Corner Brook & Area

Series of wellness themed workshops to follow snowboarding sessions at Marble Mountain.   

Community Skating Parties  Rocky Harbour & Norris Point Area 

Three skating parties for local residents targeting various groups - seniors, youth, and families.  

Spreading Scottish Heritage  Corner Brook & Area 

Scottish Heritage Society performing at Long Term Care and Personal Care Home, as well as visiting other dance groups and printing a resource dance book.  

Youth Outdoor Adventure Club  Lark Harbour 

Engaging youth in a variety of outdoor activities.  

YMCA - Encore  Corner Brook & Area 

A program with specifically designed exercises in a supportive environment.  

Wellness & Information Fair  Port aux Basques 

An information fair with a variety of booths and exhibits related to wellness. 

Tots Education Time 


A program for young children and parents/caregivers.  

Walking Group  Howley 

Support for a local walking group. 

Community Garden  Norris Point 

Community Garden created adjacent to Bonne Bay Health Centre Long Term Care, involving residents and local volunteers.  

Soccer Program  Lark Harbour 

Support for minor soccer equipment to enhance opportunities for physical activity for youth through soccer.  

Drug Proof Your Kids  Corner Brook & Area 

A 6-week program that eqiups parents with tools and strategies, enabling them to strengthen their families and effectively steer their children away from the harmful use of drugs.  

Mind Your Health Youth Camp Corner Brook

A Youth Camp offering a variety of fun and educational activities for local youth.