Giroux Sewing Centre
2nd Quilt for a Cause CORD
Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders

Thanks to our wonderful customers, friends and community
We sold out of our quilt packages and collected 70 quilt blocks.
We finished three quilt tops in one day!

Cornwall Comfort Quilts
Joan Demers, Denise Besner and Lorraine Keller.
Will be helping us by quilting and binding the quilts to ready them to be raffled.

 Jim McDONELL MPP stopped in to show his support to our cause

Counsel Member, Elaine MacDonald donated a quilt block to help us with our quilts

The Local Seeker, Todd Hambleton from Standard Freeholder and Adam Brazeau from Seaway News also came by to take pics and get details of our event to let our community know about CORD and what they can do for Rare Disorders

 Please come in and buy some raffle tickets

All funds raised go to CORD and their Strategy Program

 

Monday, February 29th 2016

RARE DISEASE DAY

Please scroll through photos of our wonderful volunteer

Come join us

Brad will be there with all kinds of goodies to show you

Irons, Machines and cool tools!

Thursday, June 25th and Friday 26th, 2015

Two days only!

 

Giroux Sewing Centre with Brother Canada

Launching Brothers New & Exciting NQ Series of Sewing Machines

Come in & test drive Brother’s newest machines

For a chance to win cool prizes!

 

Brother Canada Representatives on hand with our very own Machine Specialists

Demos on PE Design 10+ Scan & Cut + New NQ Series Machines

 

Registered for free mini classes

Leave with a finished project!

 

Entire Store On Sale!

Special pricing on all Sewing Machines Models

NX450 Classroom Sewing Machine Sale

Price to go @ $699.99 SRD $1,299.00

 

“You don’t want to miss this one!”

New to Cornwall is “Cornwall Comfort Quilts”

 A non profit group that make quilts for cancer patients, bringing warmth and love to everyone who is going through or has concord Cancer.  

Making beautiful quilts from the heart to remind others that they are special and needed.

 

Please join them every last Wednesday of each month

Between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm

At St. Mathews Church on 1509 2nd West

 

For more information on how you can participate or donate

please call Joan Demurs 613-933-4818 , Denise Besner 613-933-5093 , or Carol Campbell 613-932-4315

 

There are jobs for every skill level.

Haïti Gown Relief Event

Both of our events went very smoothly, thanks to some friends and customers! We completed 601 gowns to date!

A fun way to spend the day and help a community with a goal!
Sister Fernand would like to take home 1000 gowns.
The sick kids orphanage in Haïti needs all our help.

The event was a success! Thanks to all the wonderful people that participated with sewing, donations, and all your help!

Thanks to all who made this possible:

  • Sister Fernand and family and Solidarity Youth Group for helping organize this event.
  • Standard Freeholder, Seaway News, and Local Seekers for the wonderful advertising in their newspapers—it made such a difference!
  • Corus Entertainments’ Variety 104.5 for the on-air announcements that helped spread the word

For more information on donations please contact
Sr Fernande Levac
101 Parent Ave.
Ottawa, ON  K1N 7B2
1-819-777-7936

Quilt for a Cause

Fundraiser took place on Wednesday, October 30th, 2013.

Giroux Sewing Centre and Carefor is proud to announce that we raised over $2,500 for Carefors “Pennies for Puppies” Breast Cancer Program

The winners for the 2013 “Quilt for a Cause” Quilt raffle received one of 5 beautiful quilts, a quilted throw pillow, an apron and an oven door dress.

Thanks to all who participated and helped us!

SEE YOU NEXT YEAR

Here Angele Kisnics (Giroux's manager and coordinator) is presenting Diane Seguin (Carefors coordinator) with a beautiful wall hanging to commemorate this event.

Here Angele Kisnics (Giroux’s manager and coordinator) is presenting Diane Seguin (Carefors coordinator) with a beautiful wall hanging to commemorate this event.

Photo courtesty of Cornwall Seaway News

Seaway News

From left to right: Giroux’s Co-op student from L’Heritage Yasmin Mohamed, Carefor’s Diane Seguin, Giroux’s Angele Kisnics, and Diane Cooper,  Giroux’s Customer and Quilter Michelle Ricard, Sitting is Giroux’s Owner Suzanne Giroux.

Photo courtesty of the Standard Freeholder

Standard Freeholder

From left to right: Giroux’s Angele Kisnics and Suzanne Giroux, Carefor’s Christine Grant, Giroux’s Diane Cooper, Carefor’s Diane Seguin.