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About Us

Our Mission & Vision

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

Through its people, activities, and facilities excels in creating unique experiences fulling the dynamic interests of our community.

To be recognized as a leading destination for unique agricultural, environmental, and entertainment experiences.

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Meet the Board

  • Garth Green

    President
  • Deborah Whale

    1st Vice President
  • Jean Szkotnicki

    2nd Vice President
  • Robert Davies

    Legal Secretary
  • Don Jewitt

    Past President
  • Peter Ayranto

    Director
  • Jason Castellan

    Director
  • Skip Maher

    Director
  • Tony Morris

    Director
  • Diane Squires

    Director
  • Gord Surgeoner

    Director
  • Tom Wilson

    Director
  • Dorothy Key

    Executive Assistant/Board & Member Liaison
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    To learn more about the opportunity, please contact us today.

GRAS Philanthropy

Explore our philanthropic initiatives and apply for our scholarships and grants.

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GRAS Events

Find out more about our annual community events. We can’t wait to see you there!

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