Our Sponsors


We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada. Funding was received from the Museum Assistance Program to enhance the Museum's Collections Management.

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Commemorate Canada provides provides financial support for initiatives of national significance that commemorate important aspects of Canada’s history through theme-based, integrated and dynamic approach to celebrating and commemorating Canada and Canadians.


The Southampton Legion supports veterans and their dependents and contributes to the communities through financial support and good works.


101.7 The One

The One – Playing adult-contemporary music, The ONE has been one of Mid-Westerns most listened to radio station for many years. This station doesn’t only play great music; it also continues to be involved with many community events and organizations. Broadcasting at 100 thousand watts, The ONE can also reach over 400,000 listeners.


92.3 The Dock

92.3 The Dock plays 'The Greatest Hits'. We entertain and inform the residents of Owen Sound and Grey-Bruce, by delivering on our Brand Promise. We also live by the M.O.C.HA. Principle--'Make Our Customers Happy Always.' Our customers are: our clients, our audience, our staff and our community partners. In everything we do, we strive on a daily basis to help all four categories of customer feel an emotional connection to The Dock.


98 The Beach

98 the Beach is the first choice for News and Weather along the Lighthouse Coast. Located on Goderich Street, in downtown Saugeen Shores, our signal stretches from the tip of the Bruce Peninsula to Goderich . We play the biggest hits from the world’s best artists. 98 the Beach continues to be the leader in local News, Weather, Sports and information along the Lighthouse Coast.


Bruce County Genealological Society

The Bruce County Genealogical Society was founded on March 20, 1989 as a non-profit, unaffiliated organization for ancestry and family history in Bruce County, Ontario. We are proud of the many varied resources now available through our efforts. Members and friends enjoy genealogy, meeting to network and to assist others with research. The desire is to promote education as well as to encourage high standards and accuracy.


Bruce County Heritage Association

Bruce County Heritage Association Inc., is a non-profit corporation of dedicated volunteers that promote the preservation, restoration, and display of antique tractors, antique machinery, equipment, horse-drawn machinery, antique vehicle, and the artifacts, accessories, lore and literature relating to agriculture in Bruce County and the Province of Ontario.


Bruce County Historical Society

Our society’s goals and objectives are to research, document, collect, preserve and edit material pertaining to the history of Bruce County and its people; to actively promote and encourage public awareness and interest in our local history; to publish new and reprint publications of significance to the history of Bruce County; to disseminate and arouse public interest in Bruce County historical and heritage information by organizing and featuring programmes and promoting discussion at regular meetings; to encourage the preservation and protection of buildings and structures of historical and architectural significance and the protection of our unique natural landscapes; and to mark historic sites, structures, trails, et cetera.

Web Sponsor Bruce Power

Bruce Power

Our business is power. We use the strength of our people and innovative technology to provide electricity to a quarter of the homes, businesses, schools and hospitals in Ontario. But we can’t do it alone. We rely on the support and commitment of our surrounding communities and everyone that lives here. Given that, Bruce Power has a social responsibility to engage, assist and champion the needs and causes close to home. We give back and lift up. Help and cheer on. From being an active partner in our community, we have learned and experienced the true power of giving.

Bruce Telecom

Bruce Telecom

Since its inception 100 years ago, Bruce Telecom has grown to offer world-class telecommunication services to Kincardine, Port Elgin, Paisley, Tiverton, Southampton, Owen Sound and surrounding areas. Bruce Telecom continues to invest heavily in its infrastructure and takes pride in being on the Leading Edge of Technology, offering Local and Long Distance Telephone, High-speed DSL Internet Service, Business Communication Solutions and Digital TV.


Colonial Motel & Antiques

Family-owned and operated, the Colonial Motel in Port Elgin, Ontario has excellent year round accommodation and amenities for your family vacation or business travel needs. Within walking distance of shopping and restaurants, the Port Elgin beach and its famous sunsets are also easily accessible to the Colonial’s guests.


Giant Tiger

One of Saugeen Shores most popular shopping destinations, Giant Tiger is Canada’s favourite family discount store, providing fashion clothing, groceries and everyday basic needs at everyday low prices. Part of the community for over 20 years, the friendly store with the iconic bright yellow logo is more than an affordable and convenient shopping experience for customers. Giant Tiger has a long-standing tradition of supporting their communities. In 2007, Giant Tiger stores across Canada donated more than $2-million to more than 700 local associations.


Hampton Court Comfortable Retirement Living

Located in quaint and pretty Southampton, part of the amalgamated Town of Saugeen Shores (which includes Port Elgin and Saugeen Township), which is wrapped around the mouth of the Saugeen River. Shared or private accommodation. Respite, convalescent short stay and palliative care. 24 hour staffing with trained professionals. Contact (519)-797-2000.

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Marine Heritage Society

The Marine Heritage Society is a not-for-profit group of volunteers dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of our community's marine history. The objective of the Society is to identify, preserve and restore material items of marine historical significance and to raise sufficient funds to support these endeavors. They are also winner of the 2010 "Locals Know" Canada wide competition. Among other projects, the Society manages the Chantry Island Light Station under agreements and restrictions from the Canadian Coast Guard and the Canadian Wildlife Service


Meridian Credit Union

Experience the difference of neighbourhood banking What you’ll quickly discover is that our focus is on you and taking the time to get to know you and your needs. We build long-term relationships and partner with our Members by delivering superior, personalized service. Why bank with us? Meridian Members have access to knowledgeable and friendly experts who give sound financial advice on a full range of products and services that offer competitive rates. Branch managers make decisions locally on loans, mortgages, lines of credit and sponsorships, not head office. We’re passionate about what we can do for you and tailor your banking experience by providing you with the products and services you need for your personal, business and wealth banking


Ontario Power Generation

Ontario Power Generation Inc. is an Ontario-based electricity generation company whose principal business is the generation and sale of electricity in Ontario. Our focus is on the risk-managed production and sale of electricity from our generation assets, while operating in a safe, open and environmentally responsible manner.

Web Sponsors Lion's Club

Port Elgin Lions Club

Whenever a Lions club gets together, problems get smaller. And communities get better. That's because we help where help is needed – in our own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy.

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REEL Canada

REEL CANADA is a non-profit organization that celebrates Canada through film. Canadian films are the stories we tell about ourselves – they open the door to so many conversations about place, nation, identity, and what it means to be Canadian. REEL CANADA promotes the power and diversity of Canadian film and encourages this on-going conversation through three core programs: Our Films in Our Schools, Welcome to Canada, and National Canadian Film Day. Through these programs, REEL CANADA increases audiences for our films, encourages dialogue and, most crucially, provides an opportunity to enjoy our great nation through the wonderful stories we tell. By celebrating Canadian cinematic storytelling we can build a stronger and prouder Canada.

Rotary Club of Southampton

Rotary Club of Southampton

Rotary International is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and helps build goodwill and peace throughout the world. Southampton is one of 33,000 Rotary Clubs with approximately 1.2m members in more than 200 countries worldwide.

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Seasons Retirement Communities

Seasons Owen Sound is an excellent retirement option for those who have always called Owen Sound home as well as for those who wish to be closer to a loved one. Just steps from Owen Sound General Hospital, shopping and restaurants. residents enjoy the accessibility of our ideal location.


South Port Optimist Club

The South Port Optimist Club is proud to sponsor the Night at the Museum Children’s Program. By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.


The Society of Energy Professionals

The Society of Energy Professionals represents more than 7,000 professional employees in the electricity industry in Ontario, including engineers, scientists, supervisors, finance specialists, and many others. Originally formed in 1948, we’ve been making improvements to the industry for more than fifty years. We’re very concerned about the state of Ontario’s electricity system: very little new generation has been built since the mid-80s, and we’re rapidly approaching a supply-demand crunch.