Beausejour Beautification installed a butterfly sculpture at Train Whistle Park. The sculpture was constructed using the grant that they received from the Brokenhead River Community Foundation. Visitors to Train Whistle Park will enjoy this addition to the gardens for years to come!
On Sunday, September 29, 2019, Haystack Productions held a 25th Anniversary celebration at St. Paul’s United Church in Beausejour. At that event, Doug May, Vanessa May, Sherelle Frith and Alice Young officially cut the ribbon on their newly built “Show Shed”. During the opening they acknowledged the support they received from the Brokenhead River Community Foundation. The shed will be used to build and store props and equipment used for Haystack’s productions.
Association For Community Living – $500.00 to purchase woodworking equipment.
Beausejour Brokenhead Minor Hockey – $800.00 to purchase goalie equipment.
Brokenhead River Community Hall – $1500 to convert to LED lighting.
Brokenhead River Recreation Committee – $1,500 to purchase floor curling rocks.
Beausejour Kids Centre – $500.00 to purchase outdoor equipment
Beau-Head Historical Society – $545 in support of the Schreyer Archives.
Happy Time Nursery – $500 to purchase a photocopier
Haystack Productions – $1,750 to build a storage building for stage props.
Interlake Eastman Regional Health Authority – $3,886 in support of Beausejour Hospital and Eastgate PCH.
Network For Change – $1,500 for a Trail mural on the old arena.
Rotary Club of Selkirk – $1000 to purchase diagnostic equipment for Selkirk Hospital.
Royal Canadian Legion #132 – $1500 to purchase a pizza warmer.
Sunrise School Division – $189 in support of their senior boys basketball program.
Tyndall Soccer Association – $1,750 to purchase soccer equipment.
Canada 150 Grants
Our foundation partnered with Community Foundation of Canada to make $10,000 available to celebrate Canada’s 150 Anniversary. Recipients were:
- Active Transportation received a grant of $2500 to develop a trail through Beausejour along the old railway bed.
- Broken-Beau Historical Society received a grant of $2500 to construct a board walk through the village to make it more accessible to all visitors.
- Air Cadet Squadron 249 received a grant of $2000 to purchase and display 128 Canadian flags in remembrance of the 128,000 Canadian’s that did not return from war.
- Canada Day Celebration was awarded a grant of $1250 to support the community wide celebration of Beausejour/Brokenhead’s diverse community.
- Summerfest received a grant of $1000 to support a family friendly event showcasing Canada’s history and multiculturalism.
- Garson Hall received a grant of $750 to support it celebration with the citizens of Garson, Tyndall and area.
2017 Community Grants
At our Annual general meeting in May, our grants were announced.
– A grant of $1000 to assist in the construction of an arbour.
Nolan Thomas Play Centre
– A grant of $2000 to assist in the purchase and installation of tables and play structures.
Beausejour Recreation Commission
– A grant of $850 for the purchase of an ice edger.
Beausejour Kids’ Centre
– A grant of $1000 to purchase toys, swing set, and storage shed.
Gillis Play and Learn Centre
– A grant of $1000 to purchase water and sand tables.
– A grant of $250 to purchase planters.
Katie’s Cottage, Winkler
– A grant of $250 to purchase benches and walking path
– $3693 in support of Eastgate and Beausejour Hospital
Edward Schreyer School Boys’ Basketball Program
– $227 was granted to the boys’ basketball program at EESS from a fund created by a local family.
Brokenhead Historical Society
– $520 was granted to the Historical Society to assist them in preserving the papers of Edward Schreyer, former Premier of Manitoba and Governor General of Canada.