On Tuesday June 25, 2013 Kate Cressman, Chair of the IPM Fund Committee presented a cheque to Machelle Denison of Strong Start.  Linda Zenzner, Funds Manager of the KWCF and Jeff Stager, IPM Fund Committee member also took part in presentation at the office of the Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation.  The International Plowing Match 1995 and 2012 Fund (IPM Fund) held at The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation (KWCF) provides grants annually to charitable organizations whose services benefit the citizens of Waterloo Region and that focus on agriculture, health and/or education.  This year Strong Start received a grant of $1,450.00 in support of their Get Ready for School program; a preschool literacy program offered at local community centres for children aged 3-4 in the 6 month period before the child enters junior kindergarten.