Project 2010 is receiving over $11,000 thanks to the 7th Annual Seaway International Wine Festival.
Cornwall Ontario – The event which featured an endless selection of fine wines, spirits and beer from around the world as well as gourmet foods was held at the Ramada Inn & Conference Centre on Saturday, January 16th with net proceeds going to 3+1 Project 2010.
“We’re extremely pleased to contribute to such a great community project,” said Director of Sales at the Ramada Inn Joanne Brault.
(In the photo: L to R – Sheila Youmelle, Team Scotia, David Murphy, 3+1 Project 2010 Committee, sponsor Kirk Tallman, Cornwall Truck Centre, Scott Lecky, Ramada Inn, Claudette Steer, Team Scotia, Yollande Drouin, Team Scotia, Earl McBean, Scotiabank Branch Manager and sponsor Gilles Latour, Latour Wealth Management.)
Corporate sponsors included Scotiabank, Cornwall Truck Centre and Gilles Latour Wealth Management.
“We were more than happy to participate through our Team Scotia community involvement program,” said Scotiabank Cornwall Branch Manager Earl McBean.
“Its part of our on going effort to support great community projects,” continued McBean.
“The wheels are in motion as we ramp up the second half of the community portion of our fundraising drive,” said 3+1 Project 2010 Chairman Scott Lecky.
The community fundraising goal is $2 million and so far more than $1.1 million has been pledged.
Residents wishing to support 3+1 Project 2010 can do so by filling out a pledge form from www.3plus1.ca.
The site of the project, on a piece of land between 7th Street and 2nd Street in Cornwall’s West end, continues to be developed.
Construction is scheduled to complete in March 2011.
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