Volunteers: Lifting our Communities

As Canada celebrates National Volunteer Week (Apr 7-13), the national organization "Volunteers Canada" has chosen the theme, "Volunteers:  Lifting our Communities" and are using the image of balloons in flight. Like all not-for-profit organizations, SONG depends on the passion and dedication of volunteers to help make the program a success.  For six years, SONG has … Continue reading Volunteers: Lifting our Communities

The Strength of Community Part II

The community within which an organization thrives has many facets.  In our last blog post, we mentioned the wonderful support of the arts community through SONG’s connections with the Northumberland Players.  But SONG also benefits greatly from its community ties to individuals, service clubs, and businesses.  One such business connection that stands out is the … Continue reading The Strength of Community Part II

United Way grant boosts Chamber ensemble

L to R:  Elizabeth Palermo, SONG Development Coordinator; Barb Henderson, SONG President; Marie Anderson, SONG Artistic Director; Heather Norris, Northumberland United Way CEO More SONG students will receive more advanced music instruction and tutorials to deepen their learning and social development thanks to a Northumberland United Way New Initiative Grant. When SONG students expressed the … Continue reading United Way grant boosts Chamber ensemble

Port Hope Rotarians’ donations total $18,000

“It takes a village to raise a child” and indeed it takes a community to support children reaching their greatest potential. SONG is most grateful for the ongoing support of the Rotary Club of Port Hope, whose donations over the last five years total $18,000! Each year, the Port Hope Rotarians’ donations have enabled our … Continue reading Port Hope Rotarians’ donations total $18,000