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The Baker Legacy — a Community Gathers to Celebrate Tribute Dinner”

The event was brought together by 12 local organizations, institutions and agencies in recognition of the founder’s generous philanthropic spirit on September 27.

Windsor Endowment for the Arts (WEA) hosted this one-of-a-kind Tribute Dinner in honour of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation to recognize the extraordinary contributions and commitment the foundation has made through continuing investment in healthcare, education, arts and culture in Windsor Essex. The event took place in the Augustus Ballroom of Caesars Windsor.

WEA’s community partners were Windsor Regional Hospital, the University of Windsor, St. Clair College, the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, the Art Gallery of Windsor, the Windsor Jewish Community Centre, Willistead Manor, House of Sophrosyne, Windsor Youth Centre, Amherstburg Freedom Museum, Windsor Port Authority/Sandwich Teen Action Centre, and Windsor Endowment for the Arts/Changing the Odds: Community Transformation Through the Arts.

The Tribute Dinner was attended by 350 expressed appreciation and gratitude to The Baker Foundation for all that it has achieved in years of loving service to Windsor Essex.

Visit online to learn more about WEA.

Photos by Rod Denis – Biz X magazine


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Rodney L. Denis
A professional photographer for over 30 years, Rod Denis has shot everything from fashion models and commercial products to food and automobiles. Denis is a graduate of the photography program at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario and has worked in major centres such as Toronto, Halifax and Detroit. Since 1991 he has operated Rodney L. Denis Photography shooting commercial projects for corporate brochures, catalogues, calendars and the web. Rod has been taking photos for Biz X magazine since day one. Be sure to watch for him at area events and business functions.