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Hanover Fire Department Receives Trillium ROOTS Funding


Trillium Mutual Insurance of Listowel is pleased to announce financial support in the amount of $10,000.00 to the Hanover Fire Department (HFD) through its ROOTS Community Fund.

The funding provided will be used to assist with the purchase of equipment which will allow the department to keep current with technological advances to ensure they are providing every opportunity to save lives in situations where time is of the essence.

Jason Rahn of Craig MacDonald Reddon Insurance, and Platoon Chief of the HFD, was instrumental in approaching Trillium Mutual for support and he has shared “the ROOTS Community Fund is a fantastic way to provide assistance to organizations like the Hanover Fire Department. Volunteer Fire Departments are a very important resource in rural Ontario and being able to provide them assistance in the purchase of equipment so they can be more effective and safer, is very rewarding.”

The Trillium ROOTS Community Fund was established by Trillium Mutual Insurance Company in Listowel, to administer the company’s philanthropy program.  Through ROOTS, Trillium continues to provide meaningful financial assistance and support to rural communities in which its policyholder members live and serve. The Trillium Board of Directors has approved $162,000.00 which will be available for capital projects in 2018 with funding focus in the areas of Healthcare, Recreation & Wellness, Emergency Response, Agricultural and Eco/Sustainability. The next deadline date for applications is March 16, 2018.    

More information about the ROOTS “Recognizing Our Opportunity To Support” Community Fund can be found at   


Attending the cheque presentation (from left to right) are: Jason Rahn, CMR Insurance and Platoon Chief, HFD, Jeff Dentinger, Fire Chief, HFD, Jen Isber-Legge, ROOTS Council member, Ken Schaus, Trillium Board member and Bryan Hicks, Trillium staff, HFD members.


Paula Culbert, Executive Assistant
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