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Frontiers Foundation is no longer operating but this website remains as a witness to all the good work by many people; to all the good memories and relationships created over the many years. All done to the honour of the Great Spirit.

2013 Annual Breakfast

on Thu, 07/11/2013 - 18:42

On Thursday June 27 in Flora McCrea Hall at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, Frontiers Foundation welcomed over a hundred donors, volunteers and other guests to our traditional feast of Ojibwa pickerel and trout plus a full range of other treats.

Our Guest of Honour and Speaker was Hon. David Zimmer, Ontario’s Minister of Aboriginal Affairs. Mr. Zimmer who visited Pikangikum only two weeks ago, spoke passionately regarding the intolerable conditions there and the need for organizations like Frontiers to act. The Debestigoosh hand drummers entertained us and MC Mike McTague recognized many VIP guests like Peter Friedman’s CMHC team, Bob Haggart from CN and special Head Table guest Marni Beal-Alexander, widow of our former Patron Hon. Lincoln Alexander. Phi Kappa Pi fraternity filled up a big table with ten guests with President Chris Chan announcing a national fundraising campaign for Frontiers.
Executive Director Marco A. Guzman recognized Martin Pritchett and plumber Vic Moreau as Volunteers of the Year. Martin has been in the field for ten years, and is the only two-time Operation Beaver volunteer of the year in our history. Vic first joined FF/OB on projects in northern Ontario in the early nineties and most recently served in Garden Hill and Wasagamak housing projects in northern Manitoba.

President Lawrence Gladue spoke powerfully about our activity not only in Canada but in Haiti and Bolivia. He also identified and thanked Frontiers Board members, our faithful Batchawana Bay fresh fish donors and cooks plus all their kitchen helpers and the many government, service club, church and personal donors who enjoyed the breakfast blessed with a morning Grace and $2000 donation from Rev. Dr. Andrew Stirling,

 


1.Debestigoosh hand drummers.

 

 


2.Lucas Niganobe, Jing Li, Barbara Catto,
Iolene Bjornaa (from Batchawana Bay),
Marco Guzman & Alison Black.

 

 


3.George Bruce, Marco A. Guzman,
Hon. David Zimmer,
Lawrence Gladue & Charles Catto.