Once again, Canadian Tire in Morrisburg, with considerable help from employees, has donated $11,000 to six local charities. In choosing which charities will receive funds, Canadian Tire Associate Michel Proulx and staff representatives of the Employee Fund, “handpick charities that impact the area.” The funds were allocated as follows: the Dundas County Food Bank received $4,000; Jumpstart received $3,000; Naomi’s Family Resource Centre received $1,250; the South Dundas Christmas Exchange received $1,250; Winchester Hospital Foundation received $1,000; and, the Morrisburg Lions Club’s Angel Tree program received $500. Donna Quesnel, of the Dundas County Food Bank, told Proulx, “we really appreciate it.” Verna Léger, representing Naomi's Family Resource Centre, added, “this will be a great benefit to our centre.” As recipients departed, Proulx and his employees were greeted with appreciative thank you’s in addition to sincere wishes for a Merry Christmas.
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