Media Release: Muskoka Lakes Presents Community Grant Awards

Media Release
For Immediate Release

March 15, 2018

Muskoka Lakes Presents Community Grant Awards

MUSKOKA LAKES - The Township of Muskoka Lakes presented over
$15,000 in grants to ten community groups on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 as part of the Township’s Community Grant Program. Deputy Mayor, Jean-Ann Baranik was on hand to present the grants to the ten successful community groups who were invited to a morning celebration that included photo opportunities, food & refreshments, and the funding presentation.

The purpose of the Community Grants Program is to provide financial assistance to non-profit, community-based organizations that provide direct programs, services, or activities that enhance the quality of life for Township of Muskoka Lakes residents in the areas of social services and health, arts, culture, heritage, recreation, or the environment. Municipal donations demonstrate Council’s commitment to working with groups which provide beneficial programs, services and/or projects to the community.

The 2018 grant recipients were Safe Quiet Lakes, Hospice Muskoka, Port Carling Royal Canadian Legion, Muskoka Lakes Pickleball, Big Brothers Big Sisters Muskoka, Windermere Fun Day, Wishes in Windermere, Milford Bay Community Garden Group, Walker’s Point Archive and Heritage Committee, and the Port Carling Curling Club.

The Township does accept Community Grant applications on an on-going basis provided funding is available. For more information regarding the program, please contact Corey Moore, Communications and Economic Development Specialist, at 705-765-3156.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018
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