Christmas arrives early in Kincardine thanks to OPG

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) continued with what has now become a tradition in bringing an early Christmas to communities.

On December 6th, OPG was in Saugeen Shores where they gave out financial ‘gifts’ to several organizations and, then, on December 13th, Lynda Cain, Sr. Communications, was in Kincardine to do the same.


Those in Kincardine that received a helping hand were:

  • Royal Canadian Legion’s Remembrance Day Poppy fund ($250)– Laura Haight
  • Kincardine Community Achievement Awards Gala – OPG Environment Award ($630) – Ashley Richards
  • Robbie Burns Fundraising Dinner – for the Kincardine Scottish Pipe Band ($320) – Terry Reid
  • Bruce Grey Forest Festival ($2.5k)– Amanda Farrell
  • Bruce Grey Water Festivals ($2.5k)– Amanda Farrell
  • Kincardine District Secondary School Association Science Room Tech Wall ($2.5k) – Chrystel Murphy
  • Penetangore Watershed Group ($3k)– Chrystel Murphy
  • Women’s House Serving Bruce $ Grey ($2.5k) – Michelle Lamont
  • Blues in the Schools ($2k)– Marilyn Clarke
  • Kincardine Local Senior Games ($500)– Colleen Gillis
  • Kincardine district Food Bank ($1k)- Nancy Dawson/Pat Stewart

Cain said that “This is my favourite time of year and I have the best job ever when we give back to the community.”