Family and friends III

By GALEN EAGLE , EXAMINER STAFF WRITER Stepping into a packed reception after the show, Bob Gainey pointed to a room filled with his family, his friends, his community and a star-studded lineup of Canadian musicians. That’s what the annual show was all about, he said. It’s not about the money, he was quick […]

Gainey ready for big show

By GALEN EAGLE Peterborough Examiner Sunday concert major fundraiser for foundation PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Bob Gainey is going to try something new this year. He’s going to sit down, enjoy the show and relax. Contrast that approach to the timing of last year’s Gainey Family and Friends Concert and it’s easy to understand the […]

Russell deCarle at Gainey Foundation Concert

Posted By Elizabeth Bower, Examiner Staff Writer You likely know Russell deCarle as the lead singer of award-winning country band Prairie Oyster. He has performed in Peterborough and area, crooning in front of thousands at the Festival of Lights or at more intimate settings such as the Give a Hoot Café in the Millbrook […]

Gainey Foundation Concert March 14

Posted By ELIZABETH BOWER, EXAMINER STAFF WRITER Jackson Delta and James McKenty of the Spades will belt out some songs. 4th Line Theatre artistic director Robert Winslow will perform skits focusing on the connection between entertainment and hockey. And there’s sure to be lots of laughter from the evening’s emcee, comedian Steve Patterson. Those […]

Environment centre opens

Posted By SARAH DEETH, EXAMINER STAFF WRITER EDUCATION: Camp Kawartha Environment Centre at Trent, built by Fleming College students, touted as one of nation’s most sustainable buildings It’s a dream Jacob Rodenburg, executive director of Camp Kawartha, has had for five years. Yesterday that dream became a reality with the official opening of Camp […]

Sustainable building a passion

Posted By ANDREA HOUSTON, EXAMINER EDUCATION WRITER Photo courtesy of  Clifford Skarstedt, Examiner CAMP KAWARTHA ENVIRONMENT CENTRE: New facility at Trent University one of Canada’s most sustainable buildings For Jacob Rodenburg, the Camp Kawartha Environment Centre is an example of what’s possible when the passion for a sustainable future is combined with the will […]

Construction has begun

  Camp Kawartha Environment Center is taking shape at Trent University in Peterborough. Students in the Sustainable Building Design and Construction program at Fleming College have been hard at work for several weeks now. Camp Kawartha will use this sustainable building to deliver environmental programing to kindergarten to grade four students from the surrounding region […]

exposition wonhundred hommage aux Canadiens

Vanessa Schneider / 7Jours Vendredi soir avait lieu le vernissage de wonhundred, une exposition «célébrant la meilleure équipe de hockey au monde»: les Canadiens. Heureusement que leur présence aux séries éliminatoires est maintenant confirmée! L’événement joint l’utile à l’agréable, puisque 25 % des profits seront remis à la Fondation Gainey. L’exposition, des peintures originales, des imprimés […]

On the hot seat

Posted by ROY MacGREGOR Globe and Mail Pressure? You think Bob Gainey’s feeling the pressure these days? Just listen a moment to his mother-in-law, Bea Collins. She is 92 years old, hard of hearing and in a wheelchair. You’d be a bit worn out, too, if you’d raised 19 children, and yet her voice is […]

Gainey Concert brings in 122 000

Posted By BRENDAN WEDLEY, EXAMINER STAFF WRITER Photos courtesy of The Peterborough Examiner Bob Gainey thanked an impressive lineup of Canadian musicians, sponsors and the Peterborough community for helping to raise almost $122,000 toward the Gainey Foundation last night. Gainey and his family created the foundation two years ago in memory of his daughter, […]