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Annual General Meeting

Buildings a Sustainable North Renfrew - Community Emergency Fund

2023 Wednesday, June 28th 7:00 pm Community Event Centre(CEC),
Deep River Community Chruch Room or by Zoom

The Deep River & District Community Foundation (DRDCF) is holding its 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Community Events Centre (CEC) beside the Deep River Community Church on Wednesday, June 28, at 7:00 pm. Members of the Foundation are entitled to attend and vote at the meeting. We hope that you will join us to learn more about what an exciting year 2022 was and how 2023 is shaping up. Also, we are excited to have Bob French as this year’s guest speaker. Bob will speak about an innovative new fund, the Community Emergency Fund, to help build a sustainable North Renfrew Community and address gaps in our safety net.
You may join us in person at the CEC via Zoom (above) if you feel unwell or would be more comfortable attending through the Zoom platform.
We want to remind existing members that DRDCF membership must be renewed annually. If you are a member, you should receive an email with instructions on confirming your membership before the AGM on June 28. If you have not received that email, please email, giving your name, mailing address and email address and indicating that you wish to remain a member. 
Our Foundation would love for you to become a member of the DRDCF! If you are over 18, then apply by completing the online form at Membership is FREE! Membership applications will be reviewed and confirmed before the AGM. Please note that membership applications must include an email address as this is the only means by which we contact members regarding meetings, etc.

We look forward to you joining us at the CEC (beside the Deep River Community Church- 115 Deep River Road) for the AGM on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, at 7:00 pm.

If you are interested in becoming more involved with the DRDCF as a Board or Committee member or have any questions, please contact  Learn more at Our Board and Committees and Governance 

Past AGMs

  • Guest Speaker: Joanne Haskin, President and Spokesperson for The Circle of Turtle Lodge,  "Starting a Community’s Journey towards Reconciliation and Healing".

  • Review of the 2021 Annual Report

  • Highlights on 2022 and what we still have planned

Information for the AGM click links

The Deep River & District Community Foundation (DRDCF) is holding its 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Deep River Public Library Program Room (or via Zoom) on Monday, June 27, at 7:00 pm.  Members of the Foundation will be able to vote at the meeting. To become a member please go to We hope that you will attend the meeting to learn more about what an exciting year 2021 was and how 2022 is shaping up.  As well, we are thrilled to announce Joanne Haskin,  President and Spokesperson for The Circle of Turtle Lodge, as our special guest speaker.  Her talk is entitled "Starting a Community’s Journey towards Reconciliation and Healing".

The Circle of Turtle Lodge has been reviving, promoting, and restoring the traditional culture and teachings of the Indigenous People of the Ottawa Valley as well as helping Indigenous People access Ceremony and Teachings from Traditional Elders and Spiritual Leaders, since 1999.  In 2015, the Lodge became a Registered Charity. 


Joanne Haskin is also the Pembroke Algonquin College Kampus Kokum (Anishinaabe for Grandmother).  At the Pembroke Campus, the Kokum provides cultural and traditional insight, support and personal consultation for Indigenous students or in group talking circles. Joanne is also a Certified Wellness and Addictions counsellor at the Robbie Dean Family Counseling Centre.  Since 2015 she has had a private practice focused on Indigenous Wellness, Addictions Prevention, Trauma Therapy, Therapeutic Touch, Acupuncture Detoxification and Group Therapies.

We look forward to you joining us for our AGM and very informative presentation on Monday, June 27.

For more information please go to our website or contact us at



2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) 
 June 30, 2021, 


  • Presentation: How the Model Chalk River Train Station found its new home

  • Announcement: Largest donation in DRDCF History

  • Annual Report: 2020 what an exciting and challenging year it was

  • 2021 is shaping up to be another great year

Download PDF files

  1. 2021 AGM Agenda

  2. 2020 AGM Draft Minutes

  3. 2020/21 AGM Annual Report Presentation

  4. 2020 Financial Statement 


2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM)  

September  30, 2020

PDF copies of the information for the Meeting

  1. 2020 September 23rd AGM Agenda

  2. 2019 June AGM Minutes for Approval

  3. 2020 September AGM Presentation

  4. 2019 Financial Statement 

  5. Zoom Meeting Guidance


2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) 

2019 June 24

  1. 2019 June AGM presentation Slide Deck

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