Youth tennis program planned for 2019
Canadian tennis royalty met Prince Edward County tennis royalty at the newly refurbished court at Benson Park on Monday.
The county’s ‘Mr. Tennis’, Herb Pliwischkies rallied with Canadian Tennis Hall of Famer John Beddington as part of announcing a new youth tennis program to be launched in the spring of 2019. READ MORE
Huffs, Re/Max Quinte presented with regional awards on National Philanthropy Day
The caring nature of Prince Edward County residents was in the spotlight on a regional level Wednesday in Kingston as part of National Philanthropy Day.
Each year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals South Eastern Ontario Chapter hands out awards in five categories to people who go above and beyond to give within their communities. From an area between Brighton and Brockville, two award winners were from the county — Lanny and Catharine Huff as philanthropists of the year and Re/Max Quinte’s Prince Edward County office as the outstanding corporation with under 99 employees.
The Prince Edward County Memorial
Lanny and Catharine Huff received a National Philanthropy Day regional award as philanthropists of the year last Wednesday. They were nominated by Loyalist College. (Chad Ibbotson/Gazette file photo)
Hospital Foundation nominated Re/Max, which has raised $197,500 for the hospital over the past 17 years, including more than $80,000 through the Teeing Up Fore Health Care golf tournament the past three years. Its goal is to reach the $250,000 mark in giving to the facility. READ MORE