The 51st annual Elmvale Maple Syrup Festival has come to a close. The weather was phenomenal, and attendance was spectacular with record crowds. Many thanks to all our dedicated volunteers, vendors, local businesses, residents , visitors and Springwater Township for their continued partnership along with our local maple syrup producers. Without you we could not savour the sweet taste of success.
See you next year, our 52nd Annual on Saturday April 29th, 2017.
John Savage, 2016 Festival President
Friday evening at the Variety Night Show we had the pleasure to honour Mr Louis Lefaive, EDHS Music Teacher for his acclaimed contributions to the festival. Delighted to announce the Maple Syrup Committee has created an annual EDHS graduation bursary in his name. Thank you for twenty tremendous years.
Do you know a youth who makes a noteworthy contribution to our community? Nominate them today. Deadline for the 2016 Youth Awards has been extended to April 22. More info under our event info. Check it out!!!
Have you picked up your copy of the 50th ANNUAL digest yet ? Look for them today, available at local business, Springwater Township Office & Ontario Travel Center in Barrie. Many thanks to the Advertising & Digest team along with the graphic design talents from Hi-Rez Graphics, we think this edition is our best yet.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Youth Awards. Nominate a youth you believe makes a difference in our community. Online Forms will be available until the end of the day on April 12, 2015
Goodbye February, Hellooo March! Only 54 more days until the 50th Annual Maple Syrup Festival here in Elmvale. We have been busy preparing and excited to celebrate, are you? Circle Saturday April 25th, 2015 on your calendar. We’ll see you soon.
All Welcome, join us! Planning meetings takes place on the 3rd tuesday of every month at the Elmvale Masonic Lodge commencing Tuesday October 21, 2014. Interested in becoming a member of the board? email us at firstname.lastname@example.org See you there!
Congratulations Rowan K, Nicole M, Jennifer O, Tavish R, and Laura U for receiving the 2014 EMSF Youth Awards in recognition for their dedication to others, and outstanding contributions to our community.
Award presentation was held April 25 at EDHS during the Maple Syrup Festival kick off concert & variety night. Presented by Mayor Linda Collins, Alyssa Polan (2013 Festival Ambassador) & myself, Jerry Rebidoux Festival President.
Pleased to support “Prizes for Plans” initiative presented by the Springwater Fire Department. Visit their prevention booth at the festival, show them a copy of your home “Escape Plan” and recieve a prize. Plus supplies will be on hand to help, if you haven’t already created one. See you April 26th.
Jerry Rebidoux, Festival President