The Grace Village Advancement (Capital) Fund

The Vision

Aging infrastructure and extensive building code changes effective in 2018 required the Board of Directors of the Massawippi Retirement Communities in 2014 to develop a new facility strategy and business plan.

With significant input from our Eastern Townships community, a combined management and volunteer project team developed a sweeping Vision for Renewal that resulted in a new state-of-the-art 120 room Care Pavilion offering an expanded continuum of care model for our seniors, celebrated with a grand opening in July 2017!

Grace Village Today

The transition and the move in July 2017 of our residents from the old buildings to the new Grace Village Care Pavilion was a major undertaking, but the accommodations and environment for our residents (now approaching full capacity of 120), staff (100+) and volunteers (100+), have met and surpassed expectations. 

Relaxing in the beautiful & secure interior courtyard gardens, enjoying a residence-wide special event or weekly bingo and carpet bowling with family and friends in the Grand Hall, or even popping by our Bistro for a coffee, a muffin and a chat - everyone has benefited from and enjoyed the revitalized community the new Grace Village has enabled.

Grace Village - Tomorrow!

The success of Phase 1 - the new Grace Village Care Pavilion - and the generosity of our donors in making it possible through the Dr. W. J. Klinck Foundation Capital Campaign has been nothing short of a miracle.

However there is still a substantial financial requirement for 2018 and through 2020! 

As a private not-for-profit organization with no government funding, our Grace Village Advancement Fund (Capital Campaign) still has several million dollars to raise to meet financial commitments over the next two years. In order to meet our final 2018 Phase 1 commitment and fund the next phases we need support from a broader base of Townshippers and former Townshippers (do we ever really become former Townshippers?!) who are concerned for the welfare of the seniors who helped build our communities.

Looking ahead, as donation funding allows, plans and permits are in place for the next 2 phases shown in this rendition image -  11 additional semi-detached Independent Living bungalows (22 living units) and a 43-unit apartment complex for Independent Living where closer access to medical and living support from the current main Care Pavilion (figure 8 building at the left) is needed.

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Dr. W. J. Klinck Foundation
1515, rue Pleasant View
Sherbrooke, QC  J1M 0C6

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Campaign FAQ

WHAT IS THE FINANCIAL OBJECTIVE OF THE CAPITAL CAMPAIGN?

The original Capital Campaign financial objective was $14,000,000 in donations and pledges spread over 5 years. There is still a need for approximately $4 million in donations and pledges by 2020 to meet this goal.

CAN A DONATION BE PLEDGED OVER A NUMBER OF YEARS?

Yes. Donors may spread their contribution to the remaining Phase 1 requirements over 2 years and to Phase 2 expansion over up to 5 years, allowing Grace Village and the Dr. W. J. Klinck Foundation to meet the obligations of both current and future development and renewal projects.

 

WHO IS BEING INVITED TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE CAPITAL CAMPAIGN?

The Grace Village & Dr. W. J. Klinck Foundation’s boards of directors, committee members and staff have all contributed, and we are seeking the support of friends, local businesses, private foundations, families as well as any Townshipper who wants to support the seniors who built the Townships that we grew up in.

 

ARE DONATIONS TAX-DEDUCTIBLE?

Yes. The Dr. W. J. Klinck Foundation is a registered charity. Your donation will result in an official receipt being issued for income tax purposes.

OUR AMAZING PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS IN THIS PROJECT ARE (IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER):

Annie Abdalla

Darlene & Harold Albrecht

Jim Fraser & Carol Alette

Alimentation Robert Lafond

Bruce & Audrey Allanson

Brian & Tanya Allatt

Michael Allatt

Reg & Philippa Allatt

Robert Allatt

Stephen & Barbara Allatt

Chris & Karen Allatt Hornibrook

Judy Anderson

Cynthia Andrews

Elmer & Sheila Andrews

Marion Annesley

Arlie C. Fearon Transport Inc.

Army Navy Air Force Ladies

Michael Atkin

Jim Atto

Debra Austin

James R. Baker

The Bannerman Foundation

Dorothy Baranek

Gordon Barnett

Anne Psaila Beardmore

Cindy Beland

Stanley Bell

Jacqueline & Claude Belleau

Donald & Lucie Bellehumeur

Laurence & Janet Bennett

Pamela Bertram

Joyce Berwick

Ronald B. Bishop

Greg Bishop & Donna Barker

Robert Blackwood

Blanchard Litho Inc.

Gesner Blenckhorn

BNP Performance

Corinne Bobbitt

Denis Boisvert

Alain Bouffard

Hugh Bowen

Heather Bowman

Jessica Boyd

Maurice & Judith Bradley

Bravad TI

Bridge Club – CFUW Sherbrooke

John & June Britt

Janet Broadhurst

Keith Broadhurst

Harry W Brown

Judith Ann Brown

Norma Brown

Larry Bryan

Shirley Bryan

Margaret & Gerry Bryant

Douglas Buchanan

Bureautique N. Maltais Inc.

Robert Burns

William Roy Buttery

Jonathan Buzzell

Charlie & Janet Carman

Bryan Carruthers – Campbell, Bellam & Associes Inc.

Andrea Carter

Alice Castonguay

Serge Castonguay

Thomas Cavanagh

Michel Chabot

Benoit Chapdelaine

Claude Charron

Celine Chartier

Louise Chartier

Margaret Cheal

Rock Chretien

Terry Chute

David & Mary Clark

Ron & Roberta Clark

Clarke & Fils

Jill Cobbett

Dian Cohen

Coiffure l’Air du Temps

M Allison Connelly

Wendell & Myrna Conner

Lenora Conway

Dr. Alain Côté

Barry Crook

Joan Crook

Linda Crook

James Crook & Chantal Touzin

Deborah Crook-Hudon

Karolynn Csiszer

Robert Daignault

Tennesha Danforth

Mary-Ann Darby

Katherine Davey

David Duncan Holdings Ltd

Jim Davidson

Noella Dawson

Deborah & Rob Tyler

Décor NW Inc.

Richard Desrosiers

Mary Dezan

Elizabeth Ann Dohan

Donlox -1993 Inc.

Jimmy Donnachie – Mini-Entreposage Lennoxville

Robert Downey

Jan Draper

Patrick Draper

Cynthia Drew

Donald & Eileen Drew

Ron Drew

Joan Drinkwater

Hilton Driver

Ian Dudley

Bruce & Wendy Durrant

Michael Dytynyshyn

Andrea Eastman

Larry Edwards

Electrique Price 1999 Inc.

Sam & Marlene Hayes Elkas

Jonathan Elkas & Nancy Wells

Yves Michaud & Deborah Emond

Équipe TELUS Bienfaisance

Mike & Happy Everett

Dale & Gail Farrell

Jill Fischer

Muriel Fitzsimmons

Nick Fitzsimmons

Jonathan Fortier

Duncan Fortier (In memory of/En Mémoire de Shirley Fortier)

Faith Foundation

Diane Fraser-Keet

John & Merle Frazer

Robert Frazer

Friendship Lodge – Masonic Foundation of Quebec

Sandra Gallichon

Jean-Pierre Garant

Brenda Gauthier

France Gauthier

Sharon Gautrey

Global Excel Management

Tim Goddard

Pamela Goodenough

Pauline Goodenough

Margaret Goodhue

Angela Goodin

Janis Ward Graham

Carolyn Grapes

Mahlon Grapes

Jean-Luc & Lucille Gregoire

Ella Grieve-Bell

Tim Guild – Multi-Com Inc.

John Haffenden

Whitman Haines

Rena Halsall

Beverley Hand

Cathy Hand

Député de Saint-François Guy Hardy

Deborah Harrison

Hayley Harrison

Kristina Hartwell

William Letteney & John Hay

Brian & Patricia Heath

Warren Heath

Daniel Heilig

Robin Heilig

Gisele Hellou

Pippa Hall & John Henderson

Ashton Herring

Paulette Hétu

Donald Clare Hill

Bernard Hodge

Georgina & Robert Hornby

Matthew Hornibrook

Marie-Josee Hotte

Manon & Lance Howie

Linda Hoy

Dorothy Hudon

Edith Hughes

Sharon Hughes

Wendy Hughes

Stuart Humphries & Julie Bishop

Helen Jackson

Basil & Joan James

Craig Johnson

Valerie Johnson Fortin

Carol Jones

Pierre & Carolyn Jones

Jenilly Joseph

Margaret Kasowski

Jessica Keeble

Judy Keenan

Jean & Ronald Kerr

Richard Kimoff

Sydney King

Gordon Kinkead

John & Sandra Klinck

Nancy Klinck Craig

Charles Kobelt

Krystyna Kouri

Sandra Kouri

Martha Kydd

Brian Kyle

Gene Lacroix

Ferial Ladak & Colin Channell

Wilma Lee Laflamme

Earl Lancaster

Estate of Arthur Langford

Peter Langford

Roberta Langford & Eddie G. Cone

David Larin

Gloria Laroche (Luce)

Lucie Lavalee Bertrand

M. Carol Lawrence

Le Groupe Jean Coutu – PJC 352 Sherbrooke

Johanne N Lebeau

Elaine Lebourveau

Bernard & Patricia Lemieux

Les Entreprises Denis Boisvert Inc. (L’Ami Denis)

Les Entreprises Yvons Blais et Fils Inc.

Heather Leslie

Elizabeth Levac

Melanie Liddle

Francine Lilford

Stephen Lilford

Randy Little

Stephan Longpre & Peter Provencher

Ardina Loughheed

Don & Jackie Loughheed

Louis Luncheonette

Nathaniel Lowd

GCM Ltee

Wade Lynch

Duncan J & June Macdonald

George MacDougall

Marcella Anne Maceachern

Sarah MacEachern Corrigan

Roderick K MacIver

Ann Maher

Yvon Mayer

Raymond & Donna McConnell

Brian & Evelyn McDonald

Mary McDonald

Marguerite McEachern

Don McIntyre

Stuart & Pamela McKelvie

Joseph & Kristan McKercher

Abigail McLean

Archibald McLean

John & Christel McNeill

Mecaniques Fletcher Inc.

Paul & Eleanor Millard

Ken Mills

Mirella & Lino Saputo Foundation

Ann Mitchell

Ouida Ramon Moliner

Danica Montgomery & Matthew Nutbrown

Graham Moodie

Carol Mooney

Margaret Moore

Jim Moore – Express JW

Doreen Morissette

Motel Le Refuge

Motel Lennoxville

MPA Avantages sociaux – Michel Allard

Emma Muise & Kevin Smith

Gerry Mulligan

Anne Munro

Henry Musty

Kenneth Neale

Ronald Nesbitt

North Hatley Village Improvement Society Fund

Louise Nutbrown

Beverly Davidson Oakley

David O’Conner

Michael & Anne Ogilvie

John & Alice Oldland

Ronald Olson

Erin O’Neill

Linda O’Neill

Olivia Page

Joyce Parker

Michael & Debra Parker

Pauline Parker

Don Parsons

Ruth Partington

Scott & Elizabeth Crepeau Pashley

Jaqueline Patrick

Kelley Patrick

Gilles Péloquin

Monica Perdriel

Bryan Perrault

Patrick & Nathalie Lafond Phaneuf

Stephen Piercy – North Hatley Marina

Louis Pilon – Sebby’s

Marc Potuin

Jackie Poulin-Cleary

Dianne Prah

David Price

Estate of Ruth Nan Price

Thomas Price

Mary Purkey

W Arthur Quick

R. Brian Mathieu Inc.

James Ransehousan

Linda Ann Rasmussen Pelser

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Wendy Rebanks

Paul Reed

Grace E Reynolds

James Reynolds

Robert & Judith Reynolds

Wayne Rich

Robert Richardson

Lillian Rider

Barbara Rivett

John Robb

Nancy Robichaud

Karen Robinson

Elizabeth Sydney McRae & William Robson

Beverley Ross

Dorothy M. Ross

Rotary Club of the Boundary

Goldie Rule

Pauline Rutihinda

Rev. Alfred L. & Elizabeth Salt

Sam & Mimi Pollock Foundation

Bruce Sample

Lyle Sample

David Sangster

Wyatt & Louise Savage

Schelling Family

Philip & Monique Scowen

Scowen Foundation

Paul Setlakwe

Sherbrooke Record

SIB Electrique Inc.

Carole Smith

Charles Smith

Donna M Smith

Wayne Smith

Wendall & Nancy Smith

Wendell Sparkes

John Spears

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

St. Barnabas Anglican Church

Richard St. Dizier

Steve & Kathy Stafford

Jana Stankova

Steve E. Elkas Residence Funeraire & Crematorium

Heather Stewart

Sheri Stinson

Tony Straessle

Richard & Virginia Strout

Danielle St-Vincent

Subway

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation

Theatre Piggery Inc.

James Sweeny & Heather Thomson

Joan Thomson

Shannon Thorne

Stephanie Thorne

Erwin Ticehurst

Tijaro Ltee

Chantal Touzin & Jim Crook

Nancy Townshend

Townshipper’s Association

Ory Tracy

Ryan Tracy

Doreen Tryon

Tunnell Family

Miles Turnbull

Andrew Ugovsek

Bernadette Van Duyse

Peter Vaughan

Dominique Voyer

Carol Wang

Elizabeth Warlund

Paula Waters

Carol M Watkins

Donald Watson

Janet Watson

Steven Weary

Emily Webster

Norman & Pat Webster

Philip Webster

Eric T.  Webster Foundation

R. Howard Webster Foundation

Melody Weller

Kevin Wells

Kirke & Marilyn Wells

Gordon & Nancy White

Alf Whittier

Lisa & Daryl Williams

Norma Williams

N. Brad Willms

John & Gene Wilmer

Harold Wilson

The Windward Foundation

Women’s Institute of Hatley

Margaret Woollerton

David Wright

Carolyn Young

Zeller Family Foundation

159 Anonymous Donors

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