MacMaster In the Community

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Northmen Jr B

The game of lacrosse is steeped deeply in the historical past of this community, dating back to the 1860's. They resurrected the Jr. "B" Northmen in 1989. The team consisted of local players who had finished their minor years. Being a first year team, expectations were not that high but with the support of this community, and some tremendous "Northmen" pride they went on to capture the Canadian Jr. "B" championship (Founders Cup). To prove to any detractors that this was not a fairy tale season, they repeated this feat the following year. The fan support is the first thing that impresses most visitors to Orangeville. The Orangeville Northmen are a great source of pride for our community, not only because they are winning teams but the strength of this organization and sense of family it envelopes everyone involved.

MacMaster Buick GMC has been a proud sponsor of the Jr B Northmen for over 20 years. In addition, we have happily employed many past and current players.

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Headwaters Hospital

Like all hospitals, Headwaters receives no funding from the Government, outside of large-scale capital builds, to purchase or replace hospital equipment. To ensure patients receive the best care, using the best equipment, we depend on your generosity. Donations makes it possible for our hospital to provide the best care for our community’s best health.

Brackett Auto Group has been a longtime supporter of Headwaters Hospital including yearly donations, all proceeds matched and donated from our annual Chicken Drive, and as a “Hole in One” golf tournament sponsor.

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Theatre Orangeville

Theatre Orangeville is a live professional theatre located in historic downtown Orangeville. Founded in 1994, Theatre Orangeville plays a vital role in our vibrant arts community. Under the stewardship of David Nairn, Artistic Director since 1999, Theatre Orangeville has become a leader in regional theatre. At Theatre Orangeville, we continually strive to represent all persons within our unique community. This is achieved through offering diverse playbills, youth programming, and programs for those with developmental disabilities. At Theatre Orangeville we are not just a theatre, but a reflection of the diversity in our region.

Brackett Auto Group is a Season Champion sponsor and provides a vehicle for theatre use.

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Orangeville Food Bank

The Orangeville Food Bank (OFB) was founded in 1992 and some founders are still part of the volunteering team today. The OFB has 85+ regular volunteers and many more during the holidays with church and community service groups and sports teams. The OFB typically sees between 650-700 people each month. In our last year they took in 193,000 pounds in community donations, local grocery bin collections and food drives as well as from our hub in Waterloo.

Brackett Auto Group provides a vehicle to help pick up donations and work within the community, as well as holds an annual Toy and Food drive every holiday season at our dealerships in Orangeville.

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Big Brothers and Big Sisters

The Big Brothers and Big Sisters mentoring program provides boys and young men and girls and young women with a role model to talk to and share the experiences of growing up with. Through regular outings, a relationship is developed between the mentor and the mentee, which is built on trust and common interests, and is supported by our experienced case-workers. The result is a life-changing experience for both the mentor and the mentee.

Brackett Auto Group is proud to support Big Brothers and Big Sisters by participating in the annual Bowl for Kid’s Sake.

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LOCAL SPORTS CLUBS

We are proud to provide ongoing support to many local sports clubs, including but not limited to the following:

1) Orangeville Minor Hockey
2) Orangeville Minor Baseball
3) Orangeville Minor Soccer
4) Orangeville Flyers
5) Orangeville Tigers
6) Orangeville Wolves
7) Shelburne Muskies

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Rotary

Chartered in 1937, the Rotary Club of Orangeville has served our community with energy and dedication. Rotarians are people from all walks of life, living in and around Orangeville, united in our commitment to serve our local community. Rotary members share a unique passion for taking action to improve their communities and the world. The Rotary Club of Orangeville has spent years helping our community through financial support, hands-on service and project development.

We are proud to be a Community Builder sponsor for Ribfest which is organized by the Rotary Club of Orangeville.

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Optimist Club

Every year the Optimist members and a few volunteers transform Kay Cee Gardens in to a magical wonderland of lights and displays for all to enjoy. It's a month-long, free event sure to enchant the young and the old. We couldn't put this on without the generous support of our sponsors and donors.

We are happy to provide support for the displays in Kay Cee Gardens every winter.

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Blues and Jazz Festival

The Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival is a non-profit organization that promotes an appreciation of the art of blues and jazz by hosting an annual festival and related events. We are proud to organize the annual Blues Cruise with the Blues and Jazz committee since 2015, kicking off the weekend with live music and classic cars.

We are proud to continually support this award winning celebration!

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Orangeville Fall Fair

The Orangeville Agricultural Society is a non profit organization whose overall purpose is to serve and participate in the interests and needs of the community and to promote agriculture. The main showcase is the annual Fall Fair. Fairs are, and have been a part of rural Canada for many years. This meeting place provided for the community, invites people to visit each other and to rediscover their heritage and community of yesterday and today. Since 2015, we have organized the annual Cruisin the Midway Classic Car Show at the Fall Fair.

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Headwaters Arts

“the art beat of rural Ontario”

Headwaters Arts exists to bring together artists and supporters to promote the development, appreciation, and enjoyment of all arts in the Hills of Headwaters Region (Caledon, Dufferin County, Orangeville & Erin). Headwaters Arts wants to be able to state with confidence that the Hills of Headwaters region is a widely recognized centre for artistic excellence; a location of choice for artists seeking a nurturing, collaborative community.

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Orangeville’s Cruisin’ On First

Since 2015, we have sponsored and organized the weekly Orangeville’s Cruisin’ on First Classic Car Show at Canadian Tire every Wednesday night. The classic car show brings beautiful vehicles and families together to share their love for classic cars, along with ice cream and music!

In addition to the many organizations listed above, Brackett Auto Group is proud to support many other community events and causes.

Habitat for Humanity

Erin Fall Fair

Grand Valley Duck Race

Tottenham Classic

Knight of Columbus

Dufferin Christian School

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

Compass Run

Westminster Church

Peel 4H

Volunteer Mississauga Brampton Caledon

Shelburne Santa Claus Parade

Parade of Lights (Orangeville)