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22 West Street South
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Box 743 Orillia, ON L3V 6K7
705-327-4273

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Wed. Dec. 11, 2013Simcoe County Food and Agriculture Charter

The Simcoe County Food and Agriculture Charter is an important part of making sure that children and families don't go hungry in Simcoe County. For more information visit the Food Partners Alliance link on our home page.read»»

Category: Announcement

Wed. Dec. 04, 2013Door2Door Food Drive a Success

1st Door2Door food drive pickup, by Severn Firefighters Station 1, Washago Lions and Property Guys,  collected 5,237 lbs for The Sharing Place food bank.read»»

Category: General, Announcement

Fri. Nov. 22, 2013Sharing Place food bank awarded peace medal

The YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka wrapped up Peace Week by awarding its annual peace medals to two organizations. The volunteers of The Sharing Place food bank of Orillia were awarded a peace medal Friday at the Orillia YMCA. “It’s very humbling to have been selected for something as prestigious as this and it’s a wonderful way of acknowledging the work of our volunteers,” said Christine Hager, executive director of The Sharing Place food bank in Orillia, who accepted the award. Through the efforts...read»»

Category: Announcement

Mon. Nov. 04, 20132013 Annual General Meeting

The Sharing Place annual general meeting took place on October 21, 2013. You will find all the pertinent documents for and as a result of that meeting linked below. Christine HagerExecutive Directorread»»

Category: Events, Information

Wed. Oct. 09, 2013Thank You: Ashiko 2013 Sponsors

Ashiko stretched over 2 days this year! Day 1 featured youth events at the Orillia Farmers Market and Market Square. Local artists and musicians shared their talent and passion to raise funds for The Sharing Place. Restaurant venues (Apple Annie’s, Brewery Bay, Bistro 179 and The Brownstone Café) pumped up the excitement with diverse music and food later in the day. On Day 2 Sunday Sept 8 hundreds of people basked in the warm sun and enjoyed a stellar performer liner up at the Leacock Museum...read»»

Category: General, Events

Sun. Sep. 08, 2013Art Fusion Silent Auction

On Saturday Sept 7, Day 1 of 2013 Ashiko World Music Festival, youth from Orillia painted and sketched, in sync with music, to create vibrant art pieces showcasing their talent. The fusion of music and art is a dramatic means of self expression. On Wed Sept 11 from 7-9 PM, these melodic pieces will be offered for sale, along with a framed Ashiko event flyer, autographed by legendary folk singer Arlo Guthrie. We invite you to attend this exciting fundraiser at 30 Peter St. S....read»»

Category: Events, Announcement

Tue. Aug. 27, 2013Local Restaurants celebrate cultural diversity

Local Restaurants celebrate cultural diversity on Day 1 of Ashiko World Festival Are you ready to travel without the hassle of airports, customs and luggage? Saturday September 7, Day 1 of the Ashiko World Music Festival, offers enticing sounds and flavours at four downtown venues: Apple Annie’s Café, 101 Mississaga St. E. is hosting afternoon entertainment 2-5 PM with superb finger style guitarist Maneli Jamal and will feature some Middle Eastern cuisine during their lunch service from 11:30...read»»

Category: Events
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