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JUST IN TIME FOR THE COLD WEATHER, GERANIUM HOMES AND PACE CREDIT UNION HAVE joined together to donate 300 pairs of the Official Canadian Olympic Team Red Mittens to York Region area shelters. Recipient agencies are Blue Door Shelters, Yellow Brick House and Sandgate Women’s Shelter.

Patti Bell, executive director of Blue Door Shelters, and Lorris Herenda, executive director of Yellow Brick House, received their donations at the Neighbourhoods of Cardinal Point Sales Centre, where Geranium Homes is now selling the sixth Phase of this master-planned ravine community in Stouffville.

“This gift is quite unexpected, and we are grateful to Geranium Homes and Pace for this practical and timely donation,” says Bell. “Thanks to you, many clients of our three Blue Door Shelters will receive a new pair of red mittens providing them warmth this winter.”

Says Herenda, “At Yellow Brick House, the women and children that flee violent homes, often do not have any possessions. As the cold winter months approach, we turn to our community for support. This donation of Official Olympic mittens will be very special to our clients as they not only provide them with warmth, but will also give them a sense of belonging to this community. That is a gift straight from one heart to another. For that, thank you.”

For Geranium Homes and Pace, the opportunity to support Canadian athletes through the purchase of the mittens and also provide these winter clothing items to York Region-area shelters, was truly a win-win.

In Stouffville, Geranium Homes recently unveiled Uptownes at Cardinal Point a new release of urban-style condominium townhomes inthe company’s successful master-planned ravine community. In an enclave neighbourhood of 134 condo towns, Uptownes designs have all the living areas that buyers most value in a home. Homes start at 1,401 to 1,639 sq. ft. and include a ground floor bonus recreation room and a large rooftop terrace. Prices start from $359,900.

Cardinal Point is a thriving community that offers great value in an unbeatable location just steps from Main Street’s shops, dining, recreation, cultural venues, services and the Stouffville GO station. The neighbourhood is just minutes to golf courses, Hwys. 404 and 407, and Markham Stouffville Hospital.

The Building Industry and Land Development Association’s 2012 Home Builder of The Year and Canadian Home Builder Association’s Grand Sam Award Winner, Geranium Homes is the Housing Division of Geranium Corporation, one of Ontario’s few fully integrated land development and building companies. Geranium has been creating family communities across Southern Ontario for 35 years.

The Neighbourhoods of Cardinal Point Sales Centre is located on Millard Street, just east of Hwy. 48 and north of Stouffville Road (Main Street). Open Monday to Thursday from 1 to 7 p.m.; Friday closed; Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, call 905.640.9999 or visit

New Home Guide
Dec 7, 2013