Community Connections Expo

Thank you for a great Expo 2018!

Students:  If you attended the Expo, we invite you to complete an evaluation - please click here

Service Providers:  If you attended the Expo, we invite you to complete an evaluation - please click here

View FULL PROGRAM here - page 1  - page 2


We are welcoming back Cheryl Pounder - Cheryl presented at Expo 2016 - if you missed seeing her then, you will not want to miss her again!

We are so pleased that Ross Szabo will provide presentations during the Expo - read more about Ross here

Speakers from Covenant House Toronto will talk separately to youth and service providers about keeping safe


THANK YOU to our Expo 2018 supporters:

  Apex Sound & Light

Doug Bates

bin-it Cobourg

   B.M.R. Manufacturing Inc.

Brighton Community Policing

Brighton Police Services Board

Brighton Fire Department

Campbellford Fire Department

Campbellford Legion - Branch 103

 CRH Canada Group Inc.

Cobourg Police Service

Cramahe Police Services Board


   Doug's Small Engines

   Ganaraska Financial Credit Union Ltd.

Garden Hill Farmers Market

Giant Tiger Campbellford

Godfrey Designs

Homeplate Pancake House & Restaurant

Max Le Marchant

Edwin & Diane Lorenz

McCracken Towing

  Municipality of Trent Hills

Munden Packaging Systems Ltd.

Northumberland Hills Hospital - Community Mental Health

   Ontario Line Clearing

  Ice River Springs, Grafton

Kinsmen Club of Campbellford

  Lakeland Multitrade

Papa's Pizza Land - Port Hope

  Pharmasave, Port Hope

Port Hope Police Association

Port Hope Police Services Board

Quaker Oats

Staples, Cobourg



Sandy Flat Sugar Bush

Team Eagle Ltd.

Trent Hills Community Policing

Trent Hills Fire Department

Trent Hills Police Services Board

Warkworth Firefighters


EXPO 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended this large event!  Thank you to our sponsors, volunteers, speakers and service providers!  

Platinum Sponsor

Program Highlights  - Watch this great Highlights VIDEO


Friday June 3 from 5 pm - 9 pm 

  • OPP Golden Helmets, precision motorcycle team, open the Expo with a show at 5pm
  • At 7 pm Special Guest Sheldon Kennedy provides a key-note presentation and book signing


Saturday June 4 from 8 am - 5 pm

  • At 8:30 am Special Guest Cheryl Pounder provides a key-note presentation
  • Breakout sessions and panel discussions, Kids Zone, Safety Village, Cycling Safety information and Helmet Fitting, FREE Child Minding for breakout session attendees, first responders set up outside, texting and driving crashed vehicle
  • At 11:30 am have lunch and get ready to listed to Special Guest Clara Hughes, she provides her key-note presentation at 12:30 pm
  • At 4:15 pm get "up close and personal" with Business Consultant and fomer CFL Linebacker, Jason Pottinger

Visit the Community Services Booths - learn about the community services that help make Northumberland County a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play!

FREE Bus Transportation from across the County - Park your car and ride a bus for FREE!


EXPO Program-at-a-Glance here ...

OPP Golden Helmets

Sheldon Kennedy                                                           Clara Hughes 



  Cheryl Pounder


  Jason Pottinger


This event would not be possible without the support of local individuals and organizations.  Safe Communities Northumberland County would like to gratefully acknowledge the contributions to the Expo made by:

  • Cameco - Platinum Sponsor    
  • 241 Pizza
  • 3M Scotchlite Reflective Material
  • Adam's Bootcamp
  • Adorable Outerwear
  • Anytime Fitness Cobourg
  • Aye Lighthouse B&B/Gallery
  • Behan Construction
  • Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre
  • Brighton Police Services Board
  • Brighton Speedway
  • Bualai Taste of Thai
  • Bulk Barn
  • Cameco Capitol Arts Centre
  • Canadian Tire Cobourg
  • Clarke Sommerville Ltd.
  • Cobourg Orthopaedic & Sports Injury Clinic
  • Cobourg Police Service
  • Community Care Northumberland
  • Cycle Transitions
  • Domino's Pizza
  • Doug LeBlanc
  • Dr. Albem Marepeza
  • Dr. Anna Tucka
  • Dr. Peter Viznyak
  • Encore Tents
  • Foodland Cobourg
  • Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority
  • Garden Hill Farmers Market
  • Gerri's Arts & Crafts
  • Hamilton Township Police Services Board
  • Home Hardware Cobourg
  • Hubbel & Johnston Chiropractic
  • Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee of Northumberland
  • Journey Through the Arts
  • Jungle Heat Imports
  • Kaitlyn Bates Initiative
  • Kawartha Credit Union
  • Kenneth Bell
  • Kokimo Candles
  • Lakeland Multitrade
  • Lauria Hyundai
  • Let's Open Our Minds Committee
  • Mayhew Graphics
  • McCracken's Auto & Truck Repairs Inc.
  • McDonald's
  • Metro Grocers
  • Medigas
  • Mill Creek Riders
  • Ministry of Transportation Road Safety Challenge Grant
  • Munden Packaging Systems Ltd.
  • Municipality of Brighton
  • Municipality of Port Hope
  • Municipality of Port Hope - Parks, Recreation and Culture
  • Municipality of Trent Hills
  • No Frills Cobourg
  • Northumberland Community Policing
  • Northumberland Sports Council
  • Northumberland United Way
  • Ontario Provincial Police
  • Personal Service Coffee
  • Pharmacy 101
  • Port Hope Police Services Board & Community Policing
  • Premier Technology
  • Quantrill Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac
  • Quinn's Blooms and Greenery
  • Railside Restaurant
  • Ricco's Bar & Grill
  • Romancing the Home
  • Rona
  • Sabic Innovative Plastics Canada Inc.
  • Shopper's Drug Mart Cobourg
  • St. John Ambulance
  • Staples
  • Subway
  • The Big Apple
  • The Body Shop
  • The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy
  • Tim Horton's
  • Town of Cobourg
  • Township of Alnwick/Haldimand
  • Township of Cramahe
  • Township of Hamilton
  • Treetop Trekking
  • World's Finest Chocolate
  • YMCA Northumberland
  • York Super Pharmacy


Thank you to Northumberland County for their continued support of the Safe Communities Northumberland County initiative.





Updated November 22, 2018