$25 for the 25th – Help us celebrate!

MERA is celebrating 25 years this year! Can you believe it?

We are excited to present a number of special events to celebrate MERA’s 25th Anniversary and we need your support to celebrate MERA’s 25th in style! Help us by donating $25 to mark 25 years in the community. This is a special event as the founder and creative juggernaut Ankaret Dean will be honoured for her contributions.

Here are some of the upcoming events to mark this significant milestone

Thursday April 11Garden Day – 25 plants – for Garden Day on April 11, we feature our gardening experts and seedling exchange. This year we will commemorate MERA’s 25th Anniversary by planting 25 indigenous plants to recognize MERA’s past and look forward to its future.

Sunday April 21 – A special concert with Valdy – We are pleased to have, one of our favourite performers, Juno Award winner, Valdy, to celebrate MERA at McDonalds Corners Ag Hall on Sunday, April 21.

Monday April 29 through to Friday May 3Mural of Hope – A five day community event, from April 29 through May 3, join Ankaret Dean, mural Artist Marie-France Kinski and MERA members to paint the Mural of Hope be launched on MERA’s 25th Anniversary Day.

Saturday June 22 MERA 25th Anniversary Family Day – Join us on Saturday, June 22 to celebrate MERA with a day of outdoor fun, food, music and the unveiling of the Mural of Hope at MERA.

We will continue the celebration with events over the summer, including:

Monday July 1Canada Day – celebrate with an afternoon at MERA café, arts and crafts and live music.

Saturday August 31Labor Day Weekend – join us for a special picnic, outdoor games and live music.

We will also be adding special events in the Fall and we are also holding a series of community dinners during the year. Stay tuned for more details.

September – MERA’s Open House with demos, exhibits and refreshments

November – Tea and Dessert by Candlelight and MERA’s Annual Christmas Fair

Three ways to help us celebrate!

Donate $25 to MERA to support our 25th Anniversary events with the materials and talent to celebrate this significant milestone.

Please spread the word, build our community, invite your friends.

Come to our events!

Thanks for being a part of MERA.

We look forward to seeing you!

Thank you for your consideration. Donations are gratefully accepted and donations $25 and over are tax deductible. You can e-transfer from your financial institution or mail a cheque to MERA or pop it into the mail slot at MERA the schoolhouse. See options and details below.

To e-transfer your donation to MERA, set up MERA as an interact contact with your financial institution, with the following information:

Recipient name: MERA

Recipient e-mail address: meraschoolhouse@gmail.com

Please note that MERA uses “Autodeposit”. No security question or answer is required. Please write your first and last name in the message section.

You can send a cheque to MERA, 974 Dalhousie Concession 9A, McDonald’s Corners, ON, K0G 1M0. If you have any questions, please contact us at meraschoolhouse@gmail.com