News & Events

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Upcoming Programs and Events has information about the upcoming programs and events for the Centre and the Foundation. If you’d like to learn more about events that have recently taken place, see our Recent News. Can’t find information or an article that you previously read on our web site? Check out our News Archive. We may at this time be hiring, so if you’re looking to work for a great organization see Employment Opportunities.

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Welcome our new Medical Director

Five Counties Children’s Centre is excited to welcome Dr. Shelina Manji to our team. Dr. Shelina Manji has joined Five Counties Children’s Centre as our new Medical Director effective September 1, 2017. Dr. Manji is ideally suited to be our Medical Director. Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. Manji received her Master of Science Speech-Language […]

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Northumberland Grand Opening

Thank you to everyone who joined us on August 28th as we cut the ribbon officially opening our beautiful new Northumberland Site at 800 Division Street in Cobourg.   To hear more about the day, please check out The Northumberland News, kawarthaNOW.com, Peterborough Examiner, and InsideBellville.com . And a Big Thank You to the Volunteers, Staff, […]

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Pita Pit on Lansdowne-Making a Difference

The new Pita Pit located on Lansdowne St. West has opened its doors. They kicked things off with a Family and Friends Night, where pitas were free with a donation to Five Counties Children’s Centre. This was followed up by a dollar being donated from each pita sold, to the general public, on their first […]

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ServiceMASTER Restore Comes Through Again!

Five Counties would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to ServiceMASTER Restore for their most generous gift of $5,000!! Over the years Scott Dickey and his staff at ServiceMASTER Restore have donated more than $45,000 to help kids at Five Counties.     Proudly supporting the kids at Five Counties

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PTB & CKL Winterfests a Success

Nov 24 to 27 were busy times at Peterborough Square and Lindsay Square Mall. With a total of 96 items available to win at these two locations, raffle tickets were a hot item. Thousands of folks dropped by to see what items were up for grabs, listen to some free entertainment, make some crafts or […]

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Looking for Coaches & Volunteers

Are you looking for a rewarding way to spend your time? The Kawartha Komets special needs hockey program could be the answer. For more information see this flyer.

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Celebrating 40 Years

On October 2, 1975 Five Counties opened its doors and have never looked back. Serving 100 children that year was exhilarating and exhausting. This year, more than 5,000 children will be served in the counties of Peterborough, Haliburton, Northumberland and City of Kawartha Lakes. We’re thrilled to be a part of these wonderful communities, helping […]

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Volunteers Needed for BINGO

We’re very fortunate to have been added to the “charities list” that receives proceeds from So whenever you go to Bingo at Delta, you’ll be supporting Five Counties Kids! For information on “What’s Happening” at Delta, as they have concerts, pool tables, darts night and more, click on If you’d like to help call BINGO […]

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PTBO Insurance Brokers Donation

THANK YOU to the Peterborough Insurance Brokers Association for the donation of $500 raised through their golf tournament, member’s dues and curling. Scott McDermott from R.J. Brown and Barbara Crossley from Irwin, Sargent & Lowes presented the cheque to Dave Adams from Five Counties.

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BINGO

We are very fortunate to have been added to the “charities list” that receives proceeds from Delta Gaming. Five Counties volunteers will work on Sunday nights from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. helping Delta staff call BINGO!! If you’d like to help call BINGO please contact Dave Adams at 705-748-2337 x380 or dadams@fivecounties.on.ca For information on […]

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