HL Tiessen Foundation Grant

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On behalf of Southwestern Ontario Gleaners, TIna Quiring, Treasurer was pleased to accept a generous grant from the HL Tiessen Foundation to support our ongoing work to help those in need of food relief.

The recent charity golf tournament, Swinging for the Community, organized by the HL
Tiessen Foundation raised $48,000 for four different community groups. In the back row
are foundation board members Anne Dirksen-Cairoli (secretary), Linda Tiessen (president),
Hugo Tiessen, Greg Tiessen (treasurer), Glenn Sellick, and Liz Campbell. In the front row, seated
are representatives from each of the organizations that benefited from the tournament. Left
to right are Ursula Tiessen (Bank Theatre), Krista Rempel (The Bridge), Steve Enns (UMEI
Christian High School), and Tina Quiring (Southwestern Ontario Gleaners).

Article from the Southpoint Sun Sept. 9, 2020

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