Past Events

Canoe for Cancer
August 27, 2022
Canoe for Cancer

CANOE FOR CANCER

COLDWATER

On Saturday August 27, 2022, I will paddle about 13 km from the Big Chute Marine Railway Lock to the Port Severn Locks. This is my 12th year paddling for cancer. All th...

Ride to Conquer
June 12, 2022
Ride to Conquer

THANK YOU!

Hi Greg,

Thank you for supporting the 15th annual Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer®. Together, we raised an incredible $16.37 million benefiting The Princess Margaret, one of...

2020 Rock 95 Toy Drive
December 17, 2020
2020 Rock 95 Toy Drive

10 YEARS!!!! 

This is A.B.A. 10th year donating to the Rock 95 Toy Drive, and what a year it has been.  Covid-19 was in full force, but the employees of A.B.A. Machine & Welding still came thru to donate toys and gift cards for the Rock 95 Toy Drive. Thank you to every...

2021 Rock 95 Toy Drive
December 21, 2021
2021 Rock 95 Toy Drive

Still a difficult year with Covid-19 still around.  Our employees once again came thru with toys and gift cards for our 11th annual Toy Drive. 

This year we also had some of our customers and vendors contribute as well.  We would like to also thank Innovative Automati...

2019 Rock 95 Toy Drive
December 19, 2019
2019 Rock 95 Toy Drive

Even though things started to change at the end of 2019 with Covid-19 coming to the surface, A.B.A. employees were still able to donate to the Rock 95 Toy drive before everything shut down.

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2018 Rock 95 Toy Drive
December 20, 2018
2018 Rock 95 Toy Drive

2018 A.B.A. employee Toy Drive haul for the Rock 95 Toy Drive

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2017 Rock 95 Toy Drive
November 25, 2017
2017 Rock 95 Toy Drive

As in the past years, A.B.A. Employees contributed to the Rock 95 Toy Drive at our annual Christmas Party.  

 

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The Cove
March 01, 2017
The Cove

A.B.A. Machine & Welding has made donations to many organizations in the past.  

Recently we have supported an organization called "The COVE Youth Initiative".

The COVE is an organization that provides safe, accessible, community-based, Christ-centered ...

2016 Rock 95 Toy Drive
December 03, 2016
2016 Rock 95 Toy Drive

For the past 5 years, A.B.A. Machine & Welding have organized the Rock 95 Toy Drive at our annual Christmas party at the Kempenfelt Conference Centre.  Each year we ask other companies who are having their Christmas party the same night if they would like to join in on this wonderful ...

United Way 2016
September 26, 2016
United Way 2016

This year Chad (our General Manager) and Fred (our Weld Shop Foreman) were able to throw a pie in someone else's face, who would they be?

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Rock 95 Toy Drive 2015
December 05, 2015
Rock 95 Toy Drive 2015

A.B.A. Machine & Welding, together with Manitoulin Transport and Industrial Safety Trainers collected new unwrapped toys & gift certificates at our annual Christmas party at the Kempenfelt Conference Centre for the Rock95 KoolFM Toy Drive.

Manitoulin Transport and Industrial...

Celebrating 25 Years
October 01, 2015
Celebrating 25 Years

In October 2015 A.B.A. Machine & Welding celebrated 25 years in business.

 

To celebrate A.B.A. made donations to the following charities:

Compassion Canada

Thornton Community Foodbank

Youth Haven

Salvation Army Barrie ...

Bianny - Compassion Canada

After being told our sponsor child, Dirci, was moving away from the project of Compassion Canada, we reached out once again to ask to sponsor another child.

 

We are happy to announce that Compassion Canada has blessed us with Bianny a 5 year old from the Dominican R...

Dirci - Compassion Canada

In 2012 A.B.A. Machine & Welding, through Compassion Canada, sponsored a little girl named Dirci from Honduras. With our sponsorship we gave Dirci new opportunities to learn and grow physically, mentally & spiritually.

Over the years our employees and their families have wri...

Rock 95 Toy Drive 2014
December 01, 2014
Rock 95 Toy Drive 2014

A.B.A. Machine & Welding, together with Manitoulin Transport, Industrial Safety Trainers, Discovery Child Care and Nottawasaga Pine Secondary School collected new unwrapped toys & gift certificates at our annual Christmas party at the Kempenfelt Conference Centre for the Rock95 KoolFM ...

Rock 95 Toy Drive 2013
December 07, 2013
Rock 95 Toy Drive 2013

A.B.A. Machine & Welding, together with Manitoulin Transport and Industrial Safety Trainers collected new unwrapped toys & gift certificates at our annual Christmas party at the Kempenfelt Conference Centre for the Rock95 KoolFM Toy Drive.

Manitoulin Transport and Industrial...

United Way 2013
September 01, 2013
United Way 2013

A.B.A. Machine & Welding gets involved different ways with Innovative Automation to raise money for the United Way. This year our General Manager, Chad Mullins, was at the receiving end of a pie by Owner of A.B.A. Greg Applegate.

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Well & Water System
January 01, 2013
Well & Water System

A.B.A. Machine & Welding was able to provide a Well & Water Tank System in 2012 for a Compassion Canada Project in Africa that will provide clean water for many children and their families.

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Rock 95 Toy Drive 2012
December 05, 2012
Rock 95 Toy Drive 2012

A.B.A. Machine & Welding, together with Manitoulin Transport, Alcona Animal Hospital and Zenetec collected new unwrapped toys & gift certificates at our annual Christmas party at the Kempenfelt Conference Centre for the Rock95 KoolFM Toy Drive.

Manitoulin Transport, Alcona A...

Thank You Cards
December 31, 2011
Thank You Cards ...
Rock 95 Toy Drive 2011
December 03, 2011
Rock 95 Toy Drive 2011

A.B.A. Machine & Welding, together with Manitoulin Transport and Brentwood Marine collected new unwrapped toys & gift certificates at our annual Christmas party at the Kempenfelt Conference Centre for the Rock95 KoolFM Toy Drive.

Manitoulin Transport and Brentwood Marine wer...

Kingdom Project 2011
October 19, 2011
Kingdom Project 2011

 New Life Community Christian Church has embarked on an ambitious project to assist food banks in a number of local communities.  Perfectly good food, that has been historically disposed of by manufacturers or major retailers, is trucked into a central marshalling point for New ...

United Way 2011
September 01, 2011
United Way 2011

A.B.A. Machine & Welding gets involved different ways with Innovative Automation to raise money for the United Way, whether it be throwing a pie in the face of Paul Tyndall, President of Innovative, or raising the bids to throw a pie at one of our own, Christine Diedenhofen.

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Relay for Life-Barrie 2011

A.B.A. Machine & Welding participated in the Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life-Barrie in June 2011.  11 employees and their spouses participated in the fundraising for the Canadian Cancer Society and collected approximately $3,000, some of us even walked the track all night (12 h...