Remembering Victor Pittaluga
It is with sadness that we inform you of the passing of Victor Pittaluga. A Long-time resident of Batawa, Victor worked as a Tool & Die Maker for Bata Footwear. Victor served as a volunteer firefighter for Sidney Township/Quinte West for many years. He contributed greatly to the community being a friend to many and helped with the development of Batawa Ski Hill. He provided his expertise in many areas in the village. He was always lending a helping hand in the community
May 31, 2017
We're Hiring Summer Students!
Batawa Development Corp. is hiring two students for Stewardship Internships this summer. This is a paid position for students returning to full-time studies this fall.
The Stewardship Intern will work in an 800 acre provincially significant ANSI to preserve and maintain that resource. Similarly, working in over 300 acres of mixed and varied woodlots with a trained supervisor, the Stewardship Intern will be provided hands-on experience with various species and eco-systems, developing career opportunities and experience to drive motivation and continued pursuit of career plans.
April 28, 2017 - Hannah Brown
Let's Keep the Wildlife Wild
Spring is in the air and the animals can feel it too! It has been a cold and snowy winter, but warmth is on its way. The BDC wants to express our appreciation and thanks to all the residents in the village that took care over the winter months to secure their property, helping curb the growth of the local wild animal population.
To continue our efforts, we encourage all residents to practice extra vigilance in helping to control the population of raccoons, coyotes and feral cats in the area by not feeding the wildlife as the birthing season approaches. Please continue to secure your
April 3, 2017 - Hannah Brown
Batawa Pond Hockey Classic Raises $62,000
The 6th Annual CFB Trenton Pond Hockey Classic was the most successful event yet.
“I’m thrilled, everything was up this year and to raise $62,000, we had a goal of $50,000 which I honestly personally thought might have been a little lofty at the time, but to not only meet our goal of the $50,000 but then exceed it by another $12,000 is incredible,” said Jeff Moorhouse, chair of the Pond Hockey Classic.
The event has now totaled more than $200,000 since it began six years ago.
Next year the event is schedule to take place on Feb. 2–4, in Batawa. For more
March 31, 2017 - Hannah Brown
Pond Hockey Classic in Batawa This Weekend!
The 6th Annual CFB Trenton Pond Hockey Classic will take place in Batawa this weekend, February 3-5. Up to 40 teams will compete in the 4-on-4 round robin style tournament.
This charity event raises funds for Wounded Warriors Canada and The Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation.
The sold out, fundraising dinner takes place on Friday, February 3rd, 2017, at the Batawa Community Centre. This
exciting evening will include a three course meal, live music, and celebrity guest, Eugene Melnyk, owner of the Ottawa Senators.
February 2, 2017 - Hannah Brown