Fundraising

A Home for Kemptville Alumni Historical Artifacts

The Building is Built ! We are now completing the interior set up and cabinetry.

Donations are welcome and we encourage donations from Alumnus of Kemptville College and  businesses and organizations supported by Kemptville grads. Your name will be listed on this web page and in the donor frames. Our donor frames will be updated each year. Charitable receipts will be issued for your donation.

Cheques should be made out to the Kemptville College Alumni, and on the memo line put “Historical Building”. Please mail your cheque to:

Kim Link, Kemptville College Alumni Treasurer
12261 Link Road
Winchester, ON
K0C 2K0

If you wish to make a donation by e-transfer please email it to classiquebridals@hotmail.com     
( Kim’s email )

The Lombardy Agricultural Society has graciously donated the land on which the building was built. It has propane heating, LED lighting and no windows to give more wall space.

Do you want to visit the Historical Building?

You can make an appointment by calling: Audrey Baker at 613 283 5033                                                            

If there is no answer call Gordon French at 613 928 2874
or Ron Burgess at 613 624 5479.

Official Opening of the Kemptville College Alumni Historical Building 

The Kemptville College Alumni Historical Building was officially opened on August 24th, 2019 at the annual reunion. Mayor Ari Hoogenboom, Mayor of Rideau Lakes Township  is cutting the ribbon and on the left is the Project Coordinator, Ron Burgess and the Alumni Board members and to the right is the Lombardy Agricultural Society President , Bonnie Covell and some of the executive members of the Lombardy Agricultural Society. 

Kemptville College Alumni Historical Building
Kemptville College Alumni Historical Building

Over 100 people attended the ribbon cutting and later that day 185 enjoyed a roast beef dinner prepared by the Lombardy Agricultural Society.  Grads from 30 graduating years attended the reunion to renew friendships from their college years. 

Official Opening of the Kemptville College Alumni Historical Building

The Kemptville College Alumni extends a thank you to the Lombardy Agricultural Society, Kemptville grads, businesses, organizations, financial  institutions, and friends who contributed and continue to contribute financially to the success of this building.The skilled craftsmen and volunteers spent many hours on their weekends to complete the beautiful building that was opened today. The Donor Frames will be updated each year after the annual reunion.        

Unity is strength – when there is teamwork & collaboration ,wonderful things can be achieved.

The Historical Building is Rising!

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Sod Turning For Kemptville College Alumni Historical Building

The Kemptville College Alumni has turned the sod for the Kemptville College Alumni Historical Building. The sod turning took place Saturday, August 25th, at the Lombardy Agricultural Fair Grounds near Smiths Falls.Our yearly alumni reunion is held at the same location. Over 70 people attended the Sod Turning and then 175 attended the reunion banquet that evening.

sod turning

Fund raising started after the building was approved last August and donations to the building fund are greatly appreciated. Financial contributors will receive a charitable receipt and names will be displayed in the new building and on our web page www.kcalumni.ca

As an alumnus, business or organization supported by Kemptville grads, we hope that you will support our building by sending your cheque to; Kim Link, Treasurer, 12261 Link Road, Winchester  ON  K0C 2K0.

Memorabilia that you have from your time at Kemptville can also be displayed in the building.  Contact our President: Audrey Baker, a.bakercl@hotmail.com  .

The official opening of the Kemptville College Alumni Historical Building will take place at our 2019 Reunion on Saturday, August 24th, 2019 at the Lombardy Agricultural Society Fairgrounds.

The Kemptville College Alumni appreciates your ongoing support.

​Foundation poured

September 24, 2018
“Without a solid foundation, you’ll have trouble creating anything  of value.”

Donations

Donations are now being received.

Cheques should be made out to Kemptville College Alumni, on the Memo line put ‘Historical Building’. Please mail cheques to:
Kim Link – KCAlumni Treasurer
12261 Link Road Winchester, ON  K0C 2K0

Historical Building Donors

The Donor Frames will be updated each year after Reunion !

5 Star Diamond $5000

EastGen
Frances & Gordon French ’69
Scotiabank ( Interior Cabinetry )

4 Star Diamond $4000 to $4999

Douglas Irvine ‘63

3 Star Diamond $3000 to $3999

Scotiabank – Pledge for 2019 Reunion

2 Star Diamond $2000 to $2999

Norm Blodgett ‘52
TD Bank Group
Joyce & Ron Burgess ‘68

1 Star Diamond $1000 to $1999

In Memory of Rhonda Kinnear ‘02 by Don & Isabel Kinnear ‘69
In Memory of Mike Clitherow ‘61
Allan Earle ‘73
MacEwen Petroleum Inc.
Royal Bank of Canada – Pledge for 2018 Reunion
Marg Milne ‘57
Ottawa Valley Seed Growers Association
Karen & Ray Pender ‘63
Ontario Mutuals​
Wever Financial – Gerry & Theresa Wever ‘83
Royal Bank of Canada – Pledge for 2019 Reunion
In Memory of Walter E. Clark ‘54 ‘55 by Margaret Milne ‘57
In Memory of Gerald F. Milne ‘55 by Margaret Milne ‘57
Prescott County Federation of Agriculture
Township of Rideau Lakes

Platinum $750 to $999

O’Farrell  Financial Services Inc.

Gold $500 to $749

Charles McDonald ‘67
Lloyd Cross ‘67
Hial & Audrey Baker ‘71
Joe & Grace Allison ‘68
Shirley & Hugh Pratt ‘47
Cathy & Howard McCann ‘57
Marlene &Keith Bradley ‘57
Kim & Graham Link ‘69
Egg Farmers of Ontario
Lawrence’s Dairy Supply Inc.
James D. Tennant ‘78
St. Lawrence Valley Jersey Club
Sylvain Cheff Construction
Vanden Bosch Farms ‘61
In Memory of Jeff McCann ‘87  by Cathy & Howard McCann ‘57
Dean Laundry ’57
Walter Rigney ‘57
Joy & Joe Krol ‘80
Kubota Canada Ltd.
Select Sires Genervations  Inc.
B. Leeming Construction – Brian ‘78
Tammy & Charlie Jack  ‘98
Cathy & Hans Vink ’68
Bev & Linda Nixon ‘68 & ‘69
Henry Oosterhof  ‘89
George Tackaberry & Family, Athens ON
Schouten Corner View Farms Ltd. Ed ’70, Rick ’83, Jaime ’97, Jessica ’06
Harvey Wright  ‘56
La Coop Unifrontières
Dundas Agri Systems Inc.
Paul Baxter ‘68
Malcolm & Susan Robertson ‘67, ‘68
Gordon Ross ‘72

Silver $100 to $499

Florence Burnett ‘92
Robert & Judy Kirby ‘69
Jim & Cheryl Lariviere
Marguerite & Gordon Dodge ‘60
Green Tech in Winchester: R. Inderbitzin ‘93
Roy’s Chevrolet Buick GMC Inc.
In Memory of Bruce Cummings by Cathy & Howard McCann ‘57
Lynda & Peter D. Jack ‘68
Susan & Danny Johnstone ‘69
Norwell Dairy Systems Ltd.
Leo Sarault & Fils Inc.
D.M.D. Picard – DeLaval
Wilkridge Farm-Peggy & Ken Wilkes  ‘82
Glengarry Stock Farms – Warren ’86, Trudy ‘91, Brittany ‘13
Michel Beauchesne ‘82
In Memory of Reg Willis ‘63 by Maarten van Hoeckel ‘ 67
Maxville Farm Machinery Ltd.
Sharon Blanchard ’69
Marleen & Kevin Elshof ’08
Yvonne & Chris McDonell ’62
Linda & Jack Fraser ’69
Collins Barrow WCW LLP
Elizabeth & Campbell A. MacGillivray ‘70
In Memory of Lawrence “Bud” Thompson ’57 by Cathy & Howard McCann ’57
Doug & Jennifer (McCann) Jeffs ’90
Arnprior Region Federation of Agriculture
Ayrshire Ontario
Finch Feed & Seed – Paul Oosterhof ’86
In Memory of Roy McHolm ’57 by Doreen McHolm
Don Thompson
National Farmers Union Ontario
In Memory of Betty (Brown) Cavan ’57 by Margaret Milne ’57
In Memory of Mary ( McHolm ) Halligan ’57 by Margaret Milne ’57
George Avery ’53
James Arbuckle ’62
MLS Insurance Brokers Inc.
In Memory of Ron McRae ’59 by Carolyn McRae
Dave Carson ’63
Gary Holmes ’67
Ross Mac Donald ’68
Larry & Ruth ( Brose ) Davidson ’68
Edward T. Dallman ’63
Harold Haig ’53
Mary & John Joynt ’63
Marion & Bob McComb ’82
Elaine & David Morrow ’64 ’65
Jean & Art Bennett ’48
Sue ( Creighton ) Hallam ’68
Lois & Harold McKnight ’67 & ’65
In Memory of Bill Hossie ’68 by Earl Hicks ’68
Bob Mark New Holland Sales Limited
Carol & Ford Patterson ’59
Harry Hulton ’62
Trevor Boyd ’62
Mary Hume & Walter Hambleton ’58
Garry Howes ’69
In Memory of Gordon Reid by Don & Isabel Kinnear ’69
Levac Propane Inc.
Tony Desnoo ‘91
John Wright ‘51
Bogue Photo – Hawkesbury
Pratte Portfolio Management Inc.
Maxville Home Hardware
Peter Clarke ‘55
Irene Rosbottom ‘64
Marie (Glover) Dunlop ‘55
Roger Pommainville  ‘68
Roger & Barbara Redner ‘58, ‘59
Barb & John Fraser ‘69
Don Moorhouse ‘55
Staples – Kemptville
Ruby Scheel Hammond ‘60
Hugh Hammond ‘60
Lisa & Blair Dow ‘84
Stephanie (Halliwushka) Brindle ‘69                
Hugh Sharpe ‘49               
Dave Spence ‘69               
Glenn Wells ‘48               
Judy & Doug Trumbley ‘68
Class of ’64


Bronze Up to $99

Paul Dunlop ’52
Bruce Garlough ’65
In Memory of Basil Wren by Kim & Graham Link ’69
Kathleen Jack
Virginia Notley ’78
Jim Youngman ’68
Tammy Hart ’79
Graham Hudson ’54
In Memory of Marie Wilkes by Don & Isabel Kinnear ‘69
Kathleen Betts ‘55
In memory of Kevin Allen ‘81 by Don & Isabel Kinnear ’69
Bruce Stewart ‘68
In Memory of Kevin Allen ‘81 by Valerie Allen                   
Glenn Smith ‘67                   
Jim Davidson ‘71                  
Eleanor (Christy) Lempke ‘64