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Acorn's 2020 AGM and Distributions Celebration Evening

Acorn's 2020 AGM and Distributions Celebration Evening

We had a fabulous evening on 16 November, hosting our AGM at The Kollective along with around 80 Acorn donors, recipients and supporters.

Celebrating Outward Bound's 2020 Tangaroa Watch students

Celebrating Outward Bound's 2020 Tangaroa Watch students

The Acorn Foundation was very pleased to host the 2020 Outward Bound Scholarship celebration on Wednesday 11 November at The Kollective in Tauranga.

Celebrating the 2020 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarship Winners

Celebrating the 2020 Page Acorn Engineering Scholarship Winners

We were absolutely delighted to (finally) be able to celebrate the five winners of this year's Page Acorn Engineering Scholarships in early November.

2020 Jann Medlicott Creative Arts Award Winner announced

2020 Jann Medlicott Creative Arts Award Winner announced

Congratulations to Sarah Mileham, winner of this year's Jann Medlicott Creative Arts Award which will go towards supporting her training for a career in the creative arts.

Breakfast with local professional advisors

Breakfast with local professional advisors

It was wonderful to be joined by our local professional advisors for a breakfast seminar at Findex Tauranga.

2020 BOP Medical Students Scholarship Winner announced

2020 BOP Medical Students Scholarship Winner announced

EBOP student, Aman Singh, is the very deserving winner of the BOP Medical Students Scholarship for 2020.

Morning tea in the regions

Morning tea in the regions

The Acorn team thoroughly enjoyed meeting with supporters and recipient organisations in Katikati and Te Puke this week.

Remembering Acorn donors - 10 new oak trees planted

Remembering Acorn donors - 10 new oak trees planted

Friends and family joined together on a lovely day in September to honour recently deceased Acorn donors.

Acorn Foundation community distributions top $1.75M this year

Acorn Foundation community distributions top $1.75M this year

Acorn donors have contributed more than $1.75M to the community in the past 12 months, up more than 50% on last year.

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