THANK YOU WEBB'S OF VERMILION
November 15, 2017
The VDHF Capital Campaign is pleased to announce that Webb's of Vermilion has donated $100,000 towards the modernization project at the Vermilion Valley Lodge.
"We feel that the Lodge expansion project is such an important project in our community." Said Scott Webb, Owner & Manager of Webb's Machinery. "As a business that has been around for 80 years, Webb's is thankful for the support over the years and now it is an opportunity for us to give back. It is something we have always done is give back to the community that has supported us."
Dealer Principal of Webb's Ford, Mike Webb agreed, "We have a lot of customers past and present that have lived or will eventually live at the Lodge. This is a way for us to say Thank You and in a few years, we may be joining them there."
Vermilion & District Housing Foundation Living Well Capital Campaign Chair Brenda Lee expressed her thanks, "We can't thank Scott, Mike and the Webb Family enough for this generous gift to the modernization of the Vermilion Valley Lodge. For over 80 years, the Webb's businesses have taken a lead in supporting our community. This donation is very reflective of their ongoing investment in our community, the people, organizations and the critical infrastructure that keeps our community strong and healthy."
DON'T MISS OUT!
Our Living Well Capital Campaign Kick-off Event is this weekend! Sunday, Nov 19, 2-5pm.
Come for a tour and learn more about this important project!
The Vermilion Valley Lodge Celebrates 57 Years!
October 17, 2017
In October 1960, the Lodge was completed and 12 residents moved in! In 1977, 1983 & 1999 the lodge was expanded to 84 units. By 1995, we amalgamated with the Vermilion Housing Authority. By ministerial order, the Vermilion & District Housing Foundation was established as a managment body.
What a history! On October 17, 2017, we celebrate 57 years of providing safe, affordable housing for seniors.
CORNERSTONE CO-OP DONATION
October 13, 2017
A sincere Thank-You to Cornerstone Co-op for your support of our area seniors!
Cornerstone Co-op is proud to support the Vermilion & District Housing Foundation's Living Well Campaign with a $10,000 donation towards the Valley Lodge Modernization Project. Co-op values our seniors as pioneers in what our community has become and the contributions they continue to make.
General Manager Graham Getz: "We are proud that we are a Cornerstone of our communities and this investment illustrates that. This is a great community initiative for Cornerstone Co-op to support and shows our level of commitment to our local members and communities for decades and generations to come."
LIONS CLUB DONATION
September 20, 2017
Thank you to the Vermilion Lions Club for their donation of $5,000 to the Vermilion & District Housing Foundation's Living Well Capital Campaign. The modernization project will be replacing the three oldest wings of the existing facility and creating a modern, comfortable home for our area seniors. Featured here is Lions Club member Barry Clampitt and Living Well Capital Campaign Volunteer Craig Brown.
The new building will include 52 new, 350 sq. ft. rooms, each with a small kitchenette and walk-in shower. Of the 52 rooms, 4 will be one bedroom couple's suites for a total of 124 rooms and a maximum of 130 residents.