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Weather should be great for an outdoor movie. Join the fun!Join us this Thursday (August 18) for an outdoor movie night at King William Park in St.George, Encanto will be playing on the big screen!Bring a blanket or chair and pull up a spot of grass, movies begin at dusk. In cases of inclement weather please follow us on social media for updates.Thank you to our Movie Night Sponsors - Andrea Clendening, Real Estate The Conti Brothers and Riverside Heating & Air Conditioning Inc.For more information on movie nights, please look in the Spring/Summer Community Guide by visiting ... See MoreSee Less
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Keep an eye out for this change in speed limit!CHANGE TO SPEED LIMIT - Please be advised that the City of Brantford has REDUCED the posted speed limit on POWERLINE ROAD between King George Road and Paris Road from 80km/hr to 60km/hr. #slowdown ... See MoreSee Less
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Would you like to see an inclusive “age-friendly community for all residents – from 5 to 105?

Do you have business or board director experience?

Check out the “Volunteer” tab above to see how you can share your experience.

If interested, please attach your resume to an e-mail stating your interest in joining the GRCOA Board and send to

Lucy Marco, GRCOA Executive Director, happily accepts a cheque for $1,080 from local Chocolatier, Annette Savoie-Polyak owner of Le Chocolat du Savoie. The cheque represents the proceeds from the Inaugural “Life is Better with Chocolate” tasting event!
If you missed the event, no worries!! We plan to do it again next year!! Yum!

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What’s New!

The Community at Home workshop series is designed by volunteers to encourage socialization, participation, and community connections, while creating awareness about topics and issues of interest.

Use Alzheimer Research Findings To Help Your Memory.

Wednesday, September 7, 2022  

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Join Robin Mummery, Public Educator Coordinator at the Alzheimer Society, to discuss the latest Alzheimer research  findings. Learn how we can challenge our body and mind to manage our aging brain and memory changes.

CLICK HERE  for a list of links to workshop recordings.


Special thanks to our community sponsors who have stepped up to support The Grand Parade!

Now it is your turn to get involved!!

Register as Team Captain and start recruiting walkers to raise funds to support the GRCOA. Walk with your team on a route of your choosing or join us at Kiwanis Field to show your support.

CLICK HERE to hear what Lucy Marco, GRCOA Executive Director, has to share about the Grand Parade and how you can get involved!