Sunday June 2nd, 2019
The main focus of our CFUW Orillia Club is to provide scholarships for local female high school graduates. The annual Homes Tour and Tea is our major fundraiser designed to meet this objective. We rely on the help and support of each member for this event. The price of a Homes Tour Passport is $30.
Thanks to everyone who made this year's Homes Tour a SUCCESS!!!
2019 Homes Tour Summary:
On June 2nd, 2019, the CFUW Orillia Annual Homes Tour for Scholarships was another sold-out success.
The tour was attended by about 500 visitors, who also enjoyed the Tea at the Fern Resort.
This fundraiser began in 1974 and, since that time, has raised over $200,000 in scholarship funds for Orillia students.
The club thanks the community for support, in particular the following businesses for selling tickets to the public and to the florists for the lovely flowers displayed in the homes and at the Tea: Beauty Supply Outlet (Westridge Mall), Dr. Norin Siddiqi - Dentist, Laclie Guardian Pharmacy (400 Laclie St.), The Kitchen Shop (70 Mississaga St. E.), Mariposa Seasons Shop (109 Mississaga St. E.), Simply Special Originals (3363 Muskoka St., Washago), Street’s Flower Shop (242 Coldwater Rd. W.), Summerfield Electric, Thimbles and Things (1282 Brodie Drive), The UPS Store, and April Flowers and Decor, Evans Flowers, Metro – Floral Department, Scott’s Garden Centre, Street’s Flower Shop, and Zehrs – Market Fresh Florist.
Winners of the Raffle prizes were: L. Morrison , Orillia (“A Taste of Orillia” - Gift Certificate Package); L. Riley, Orillia (“The Orillia Sampler” - Gift Certificate Package); R. Venema, Mississauga (The Dragonfly Room Salon Spa - “Rejuvenate Gift Package”); J. Sirdevan, Orillia (Painting by Marlene Bulas); A. Newman, Orillia (Painting by Kelley Hampel); B. Newman, Orillia (Painting by Anne Cole); and T. Court, Brechin (Home Hardware Building Centre Gift Certificate)
The draw at the Tea for a $50 Tim Horton's Gift Card (donated by Summerfield Electric) was won by D. Denier, Oro-Medonte.
CFUW Orillia also thanks local media outlets for their supportive coverage of this annual event: City of Orillia, Downtown Orillia, KICX 106 Radio, Lake Simcoe Living, May Court Club of Barrie, North Simcoe Life, Ontario’s Lake Country, Orillia Matters, Orillia Today, Snap’d Barrie, Snap’d Orillia, Max 89.1 FM, Information Orillia's The HUB, The Villager – Washago, and Township of Oro-Medonte.
Thanks to A.M. for these photos of the 2019 Homes Tour & Tea.
Anyone who wishes to make a donation to the Scholarship Fund
may do so by contacting us.
A receipt for Canadian Income Tax purposes will be issued with our appreciation.