Community Service

The following are just some of the community projects and local organizations supported by the Kinsmen Club of Port Dover.

Be sure to visit our photo Gallery to see us at work and the results of our efforts.

Port Dover Skating Club

Port Dover Minor Ball

Port Dover Minor Softball

Port Dover Rowing Club

Port Dover Junior D Hockey Club

Port Dover Composite School Drama Club

Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Crimestoppers

Terry Fox Foundation

Port Dover Minor Hockey

Southcoast Special Needs

During our major fundraising events such as Friday the 13th and RibFest, we rely on volunteer manpower from other community groups. In return for their service we provide them with funds to assist with the continuation of high quality programming.

Kinsmen Park Pavilion

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In the past two years the club, has focused its fundraising efforts on raising money to construct the pavilion now located at Kinsmen Park. This Pavilion can be rented by contacting the Norfolk County office. [do we have a link we can provide?] [Picture to follow]

Kinsmen Park

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The club works tirelessly to improve the quality of Kinsmen Park. The rental facility is regularly used by Port Dover Scouts. There are also two baseball diamonds, a playground, and the new pavilion. Our vision for the future of the park includes a more modern, wheelchair accessible facility.

 

Lakewood Elementary School

The Kinsmen Club provided substantial financial assistance to the Parent Association to build an accessible Playground for all ages. The club also supported Family Carnival fundraising event at the school.  Portions of the proceeds from camping at Friday the 13th events was donated to Lakewood PTA (formerly Doverwood PTA)

The club is strong believer of education and is always willing to help the schools in need of funding for worthwhile programs. Over the years, the club has often supported Lakewood Elementary School (Formerly Port Dover Composite School) with the sponsorship of awards for Award Night. We usually have a member present to assist in handing out the ten or more awards.

Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

cysticfibrosis

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Kinsmen Club of Port Dover actively supports the national fundraising program of Kin Canada for cystic fibrosis. In the past 45 years, Kinsmen and Kinettes across the country have worked tirelessly to help beat CF, contributing more than $36 million towards cystic fibrosis research and treatment.