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As well as recognizing the Councilís legitimacy and providing a framework for operations, becoming a registered charity means the MWC can now issue charitable donation receipts for income tax purposes.
The MWC is a volunteer, community-based organization whose goal is to improve water quality for local communities by using scientific and local-based knowledge. The MWC seeks to engage and empower people and communities in identifying and reducing nutrient loading from all sources on the Muskrat Lake Watershed.
The MWC is working hard to improve water quality in Muskrat Lake and its watershed. They continue to reach out to interested individuals, lake associations, municipalities, Renfrew County agencies, provincial ministries, federal agencies, environmental groups and academic institutions like Algonquin College.
All monthly MWC meetings are open to everyone and the Council is actively seeking new members and partners. The next MWC meeting is July 19, 2018, and the annual general meeting will be August 16, 2018. Both meetings will be held at the Township of Whitewater Region Community Hall, 44 Main Street, Cobden (rear entrance), starting at 6:30 p.m. Hope to see you there!
Donations of $20 or more will include membership in the Muskrat Watershed Council, which will put you on our mailing list and give you voting rights. Your donation will help fund local projects, outreach/education events, and our general operations (e.g., printing, mailing, etc.). By donating to the Muskrat Watershed Council, you are directly contributing to improving water quality within our watershed - and helping improve quality of life for future generations.
For more information, please visit: Facebook: Muskrat Watershed Council - MWC Twitter: @MuskratWater Instagram: themuskratwatershedcouncil or contact: Karen Coulas, Chair (613) 646-2746 firstname.lastname@example.org