Past Events

Christmas closure

22nd December, 2017

Tea & Sale

25th November, 2017 at 10:00am

Last day to place baked goods

20th November, 2017

Walk a thon

27th September, 2017 at 10:00am

Rain date Sept. 28th

Golf tournament

18th September, 2017

Summer closure

24th July, 2017

Spring Raffle

7th June, 2017

First prize of 2, 2017 Nova Scotia International Tattoo tickets was won by Arlene Sibly. Second prize which was an Acer Iconia One 7 Tablet was Mackenzie Akin. Third prize was a Prescott Group basket which was won by Natalie Miller. Thank you to all that purchased tickets, we appreciate your continued support, and congrats…Read more >

Annual General Meeting

7th June, 2017

Westjet Raffle

31st March, 2017

Today we made the draw for a round trip pair of tickets for anywhere WestJet flies. Congratulations to Joanne Herritt who was the lucky name drawn today! Thank you to Donald for helping to choose today’s winner. Thank you to everyone who support Prescott Group in these fundraising endeavours.

Launch of online auction

5th December, 2016

We are currently running an online auction. We are looking for donations to keep this endeavour running. We are looking for new, like-new, vintage, antique or unique items that others may be interested in. Please contact us if you think you have something we could use.

Christmas Cake Order Form

21st November, 2016

Christmas Cake Order Form

Christmas Baked Goods Order Form

21st November, 2016

Christmas Baked Goods Order Form 2016

2016 Christmas Tea and Sale

19th November, 2016

Join us in celebrating our 15th Annual Christmas Tea and Sale on Saturday, November 19th from 10AM to 2PM. Last year we welcomed over 500 people to Prescott Group!  Come celebrate the holiday season, find some fabulous Christmas gifts and enjoy delicious treats in our Fireside Cafe.  We will be featuring Prescott Group products including…Read more >

Thanksgiving Basket Raffle

5th October, 2016

Congratulations to Gene Seaboyer, winner of our Thanksgiving Basket raffle!  We hope you enjoy all the goodies – just in time for Thanksgiving!  Thank you to everyone for your support!                       It’s fall and time for our Thanksgiving Basket raffle!  Just in time for Thanksgiving,…Read more >

7th Annual Walk-A-Thon

16th September, 2016

Our 7th Annual Walk-A-Thon took place on Friday, September 16th and it was the most successful one to date!  The weather cooperated and we enjoyed a beautiful September day – just perfect for walking, dancing to the tunes of DJ Ace and barbecuing!  Thank you to the volunteers from Scotiabank who helped out with barbecuing,…Read more >

Lobster Feast Raffle

31st August, 2016

Thank you to everyone for participating in our Lobster Feast raffle!  Special thank you to Shane MacDougall for the generous donation.  Congratulations to the lucky winner, Tyler Smith.                     It’s lobster season!  Our latest fundraiser could see you enjoying 25 lbs. of lobster just in time…Read more >

Annual Summer Closure

18th July, 2016

Prescott Group will be closed for our annual summer break from July 18th to August 1st. Our last day at work will be July 15th and we’ll return to work on August 2nd.  Have a safe, restful and fun vacation everyone!

Happy Canada Day!

1st July, 2016

Happy Canada Day from everyone at Prescott Group! We will be closed July 1st to celebrate our amazing nation.

Tattoo with a View Fundraiser

24th June, 2016

“Tattoo with a View”‘ – Raffle Fundraiser Congratulations to Eleanor Marriott – winner of our Tattoo with a View raffle fundraiser!  Eleanor and 9 friends will be enjoying the July 6th performance of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo from the comfort of a fabulous skybox.  Thank you to everyone for supporting Prescott Group and…Read more >

Paint the Night

16th June, 2016

Paint the Night at Prescott Group! Our Paint the Night event on June 16th was a huge success!  Thank you to Empty Nest Designs and event organizer, Charlene Kuhn, for a fabulous evening of painting.  The budding artists were treated to delicious desserts made by our very own Fireside Kitchen – chocolate cheesecake, Pina Colada…Read more >

Annual General Meeting

8th June, 2016

We celebrated the achievements of the past year at our Annual General Meeting on June 8th.  We said farewell and thank you to outgoing Board Members – David DiPersio, Alison Lucio, Heather Foley Melvin and client representative on the Board, Jennifer Richardson.  We welcomed new Board Members – Natalie Doyle Oldfield and David Eisener and…Read more >

WestJet Raffle

31st March, 2016

Draw on March 31, 2016! On March 31st, Marilyn drew the winning ticket and we are pleased to announce that Betty Wright is this year’s lucky winner!  Betty is pictured below with her son Ian Wright, client in Prescott Mailing Services.  Congratulations Betty – have a wonderful trip!   Our WestJet Raffle is back for…Read more >

2015 Christmas Dinner and Dance

9th December, 2015

Our 2015 Christmas Dinner and Dance was held once again at the Fleet Club on December 9th.  It was a wonderful evening with a tasty dinner followed by a night of dancing!  Thank you to staff, clients, Board Members, volunteers, family, friends and supporters for coming out to help us celebrate the holiday season.  Special thank…Read more >

Countdown to Christmas Calendar – 2015

1st December, 2015

Thank you to everyone for supporting Prescott Group’s fundraiser – Countdown to Christmas calendar raffle! Congratulations to all the lucky winners!  And a special thank you to our supporters for the generous donation of amazing prizes – we truly appreciate your dedication to Prescott Group.  Below are photos of some of our winners and clients drawing…Read more >

14th Annual Christmas Tea & Sale

21st November, 2015

Believe it or not but this year’s Christmas Tea & Sale was bigger and better than ever!  Thank you to everyone who came out to show support for Prescott Group and share in the holiday fun.  A special thank you goes out to all the people who helped make the day such a success –…Read more >

Summer Family Fun Raffle!

29th October, 2015

Congratulations to our winner – Bridget Routledge! Bridget was presented her prizes by our client and her uncle, Daniel Routledge! Thank you to everyone who purchased or sold raffle tickets – we greatly appreciate your support! To launch the summer season we are holding a “Summer Family Fun” raffle with lots of amazing prizes! The…Read more >

Thanksgiving Basket Raffle

8th October, 2015

Just in time for Thanksgiving, we are holding a special raffle with lots of yummy prizes!  The lucky winner will receive a beautiful Thanksgiving Roaster filled with fabulous Prescott Group products, Maritime Museum Family Pass, storage containers, chocolates, preserves, table cloth, movie pass and $50 Sobeys gift certificate.  Tickets are just $2 each or 3…Read more >

Prescott Group’s 6th Annual Walk-A-Thon & Rock-A-Thon

2nd October, 2015

Our 6th Annual Walk-a-thon turned out to be our most unique and successful one ever!  Due to the rain that day and the forecast for even more on our rain-date of October 5th, we went ahead with our Walk-a-thon and turned it into a bit of Rock-a-thon.  Some brave folks walked in the rain while…Read more >

25th Anniversary Celebration

17th September, 2015

25th Anniversary Celebration – Prescott Group Celebrates 25 years as a Society! Prescott Group’s beginnings date back to 1962, however we marked our 25th anniversary as a separate Society at a wonderful evening celebration on September 17, 2015.  The evening provided a great opportunity for past and present Board Members, staff, clients, supporters, family and friends…Read more >

Annual General Meeting

10th June, 2015

On June 10th, we held our 26th Annual General Meeting.  The meeting was well-attended by clients, staff, members of the Board of Directors, families and members of our community. In addition to delivering an overview of the past year’s activities and financial report, Executive Director, Susan Slaunwhite also revealed our new 5-year strategic plan and new mission,…Read more >

Lobster Feast Raffle

15th May, 2015

Congratulations to our lucky winners!  Angus Matheson took home first prize – 25 lbs. cooked lobster/gift card to Fishermen’s Market and Eula Raymond was thrilled with the delicious second prize – a cheesecake of her choice made by our very own Fireside Kitchen.  Thank you to everyone for supporting Prescott Group – together we raised…Read more >

WestJet Raffle – Congrats to our winner, Kelli Dahl!

31st March, 2015

On March 31, 2015, we held the draw for our WestJet raffle and the lucky winner was Kelli Dahl!  Kelli purchased the winning ticket from our community booth at the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market on February 28th.  Thank you Seaport Market for allowing us to sell tickets at the market – wonderful opportunity to raise…Read more >

2014 Christmas Dinner and Dance

10th December, 2014

Our 2014 Christmas Dinner and Dance was held this year at the Fleet Club on December 10th.  What a fabulous and festive evening of good food and even better dancing!  Thank you to everyone for joining the fun! A very special thank you goes to Evelyn Webber for all her hard work and patience in organizing and…Read more >

Countdown to Christmas Calendar – 2014

1st December, 2014

Meet our 2014 Countdown to Christmas Calendar Winners! Kim White – Winner of the first draw for a beautiful product gift basket from Maritime Beauty Supply. Cindy Kingwell – Winner of “For the Kitchen” basket (Heritage Rock frying pan, $50 Superstore gift card and Liquid Gold sampler pack). Lee Nicholas-Patillo – Winner of draw for a…Read more >

13th Annual Christmas Tea & Sale

22nd November, 2014

Our Christmas Tea and Sale was a huge success!  Thank you to everyone who came out to share the day with us and for showing your support for Prescott Group.  It takes so many people to make our Tea and Sale better and better every year.  Very special thank you goes to our clients and…Read more >

Open House

29th October, 2014

Prescott Group Open House & Corporate Social Responsibility Awards – October 29, 2014 To show our appreciation to our supporters, we have developed the Prescott Group Corporate Social Responsibility Award to be given to deserving organizations for their demonstrated commitment to enhancing the lives of persons with intellectual disabilities through their continued support and contribution to Prescott…Read more >

“Mending Fences” Neptune Theatre Raffle

9th October, 2014

Congrats to Mary Cormier – winner of our Neptune Raffle draw!  Mary won two tickets to see Neptune’s production of “Mending Fences” and a $100 gift card to McKelvie’s restaurant – what a great night out!  Thank you to everyone who showed their support for Prescott Group by purchasing or selling tickets.  A special thank…Read more >

Prescott Group’s 5th Annual Walk-A-Thon

17th September, 2014

Our 5th annual Walk-a-thon was a huge success!  Thank you to everyone who participated, volunteered or pledged support.  Special thank you to the six amazing volunteers from Scotiabank who helped barbeque, managed traffic,  handed out water and counted pledges – we greatly appreciate your support and enthusiasm.  Thank you to DJ Ace for providing fantastic…Read more >

“Lobster Feast” Fundraising Event

26th June, 2014

Congratulations to Rita Brown, winner of 25 lbs. of lobster from Fisherman’s Market and to Dave Thomson, winner of the beautiful pine table and picnic accessories!  We would like to say a special “thank you” to Shane MacDougall of Autolane & Cycle for donating the lobster and to Karen Walters Young for donating the pine…Read more >

Annual General Meeting

11th June, 2014

On June 11th, we held our 25th Annual General Meeting.  The meeting was well-attended by clients, staff, members of the Board of Directors, families and members of our community.  At the meeting, the following staff members received special recognition for years of service: Karen Walters Young, Shannon Webber & Janice Gaulton (25 years); Dos O’Reilly…Read more >

“The Sky is the Limit” WestJet Raffle

31st March, 2014

Congratulations to our winner of “The Sky is the Limit” WestJet Raffle – Cheryl Castellani!  Cheryl purchased the winning ticket from her neighbour, Stephanie Pilsworth who works at Prescott Mailing Services.  Stephanie was thrilled to have sold the winning ticket!  Stephanie was on hand to present Cheryl with the travel voucher for a trip for two…Read more >

2013 Christmas Dinner and Dance

12th December, 2013

This year’s Christmas Dinner and Dance was held at the Fleet club on December 12th. Thank you to everyone who helped make the event such a huge success! Great food and lively dancing – here are just a few photos from the festivities!

Countdown to Christmas Calendar

2nd December, 2013

Announcing this year’s lucky Countdown to Christmas winners! Curtis Young – Two Passes to Neptune’s “A Christmas Carol” and $25 gift card to The Keg Edith Greene – Helly Hansen 3 in 1 unisex jacket Angela Caldwell – 2 green fees to Digby Pines, women’s fleece vest and men’s fleece jacket Anne Sinclair – One…Read more >

Prescott Group’s 4th Annual Walk-a-thon

18th September, 2013

Our Walk-a-thon was held on September 18, 2013.  Together we raised $9,500 to enhance programs and services at Prescott Group!  It was a wonderful day with great participation by clients, staff, and supporters of Prescott Group.  Entertainment was provided by our friends at Q104.  The draw was held for our “Be a Supporter Fly with…Read more >

“Be a Supporter Fly with Porter” Raffle

18th September, 2013

Congratulations to our “Be a Supporter Fly with Porter” raffle winner – Jamie Leahey!  Happy travels, Jamie! Thank you to everyone who supported Prescott Group by purchasing raffle tickets – together we raised $3,661!

3rd Annual Walk-a-Thon

25th September, 2012

2nd Walk-A-Thon-on 14 September 2011

14th September, 2011

1st Annual Walk-A-Thon – August 2010

20th August, 2010