GRAS About 2017-09-26T00:12:25+00:00

Grand River Agricultural Society

About us

Board of Directors

Grand River Agricultural Society Board of Directors

President – Paul Walker
1st VP – Garth Green
2nd VP – Deborah Whale
Past President – Don Jewitt

Legal Secretary – Robert Davies

Jason Castellan
Martin Jewitt
Skip Mahar
Tony Morris
Deborah Whale
Tom Wilson
Jean Szkotnicki
Peter Ayranto

Dorothy Key
tel. 519-846-8879
fax 519-846-1980

Our mission

The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) is a not-for-profit corporation,
incorporated under the Agricultural and Horticultural Societies Act of Ontario
and governed by a volunteer board of directors reporting to OMAFRA.

The GRAS mandate is to encourage awareness of agriculture and to promote improvements in the quality of life of persons living in an agricultural community by:

•     Researching the needs of an agricultural community
•     Developing programs to meet those needs
•     Holding agricultural exhibitions
•     Promoting the conservation of natural resources
•     Encouraging the beautification of the agricultural community
•     Supporting and providing facilities to encourage activities intended to enrich rural life
•     Conducting and promoting horse races at Grand River Raceway

Mission Statement

To provide opportunities for people to be involved in the life of their community through agricultural and/or environmental initiatives

Vision Statement

Everyone has an appreciation of agriculture.

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