Articles by Nigel Gordijk

Articles written for clients and local causes

Kitchener-Conestoga MP Tim Louis, who organized the roundtable discussion, with Wilmot councillor/farm owner Jenn Pfenning, and Maryam Monsef, federal Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development.

Minister’s roundtable in Wilmot discusses women’s role in rural economic development

Maryam Monsef, federal Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, led a roundtable discussion with 20 female community representatives.

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Kathleen Barsoum, waste management coordinator for the region, said that "you can divert about 80 per cent of your home waste into recycling."

What exactly happens when your blue box is picked up off the curb in Waterloo Region?

The pickup is just the start of a long journey for recyclables.

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Volunteers for the annual Poor Boys Luncheon in 2019, organized by the Wilmot Family Resource Centre.

Are we doing enough? Getting to the bottom of volunteer, donation shortage in Wilmot

New Hamburg resident Nigel Gordijk spoke to organizations, politicians regarding fundraising, volunteers in Wilmot

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CHYM Tree of Hope Radiothon raises money and awareness for Family & Children’s Services Foundation

Family & Children’s Services Foundation’s 27th annual CHYM Tree of Hope Radiothon, held Thursday, December 5 at The Family Centre in Kitchener, was a resounding success. The campaign, including Radiothon, has, to date, raised $232,634 this year.

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Doug and Sandra Ranton, Cavell Johnson, and Chris Jaroszko at the SAWW Mental Health Awareness Breakfast

Mental Health Awareness breakfast in Wilmot helps remove stigma

Goal was to help fight the stigma surrounding mental health by telling stories of hope and healing

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TCP President Aaron Fewkes with Wilmot Terry Fox Run co-organizer Nigel Gordijk. The donation total shown on the presentation cheque doesn’t include $267 that Calendar Girls audience members left on the set as they left the final performance. Photo: TCP

TCP production donates proceeds to Wilmot Terry Fox Run

Some winners gave back the prize money, doubling the donation at the shows

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Wilmot councillors Cheryl Gordijk, Jennifer Pfenning, and Angie Hallman were amongst the models at a charity fashion show in Petersburg on Sunday Oct. 27.

Meadow Acres hosts charity fashion show in Petersburg

Big Brothers Big Sisters fashions a positive image at Meadow Acres

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Interfaith Counselling Centre's Amy Krug is bringing her passion and expertise to the newly-created position of Cancer Care Counsellor.

New cancer care counsellor appointed by Interfaith Counselling Centre

Interfaith Counselling Centre's Amy Krug is bringing her passion and expertise to the newly-created position of Cancer Care Counsellor

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This year, Nigel Gordijk had 'Be A Legend' shaved into his head for the annual Wilmot Terry Fox Run. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)

How Wilmot's Terry Fox Run keeps breaking its own fundraising records

In-studio interview with Craig Norris for The Morning Edition on CBC-KW.

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Avery Raquel

Concert For Terry returns to St George’s Anglican Church on July 27

Stacked lineup for fundraising event at St. George's Anglican Church

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Laura Mae Lindo

Wilmot Terry Fox Run concerts go on the road across the township and beyond

“This will allow the public to feel closer to the music"

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Marathon of Hope poster, autographed by Terry Fox and presented to Trevor Beck during Fox's visit to New Dundee on July 20, 1980. - Carolyn Hill/Photo

'I hope I don't fall and break my good leg'

Remembering Terry Fox's visit to New Dundee

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The 2019 Living Well Festival celebrates health and wellness in Wilmot, and kicks off Thursday April 25 at Angie's with a free Coffee House.

2019 Living Well Festival celebrates health and wellness in Wilmot

Begins Thursday, April 25, at Angie's in St. Agatha

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Celebrating teachers

It only takes one teacher to change a life. A personal story.

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Profile of Josslin Insurance

Josslin Insurance article for Exchange Magazine

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A warm welcome and exquisite cuisine awaits at The Royal York

The Fairmont Royal York wears its heritage well, but it's the people who make a stay here feel like you're right at home

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