Clearview community grants approved

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Clearview council has approved $23,200 in community grants at the beginning of 2022. 

The grants are allocated annually to volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organizations providing service to Clearview residents.

Deputy Mayor Barry Burton reported Monday that he and deputy clerk Brenda Falls reviewed the 18 applications received, and one request from Councillor Doug McKechnie to replace the flagpole at the Cenotaph in Singhampton, and put forward their recommendations for approval. 

There is $63,000 earmarked for community assistance grants in this year’s budget, leaving $39,800 available for future requests. 

Grants allocated:

Breaking Down Barriers, $1,000

Brentwood Horticultural Society, $700

Clearview Community Church, $2,000

Clearview Community Theatre, $2,000

Creemore Cats, $1,000

Creemore Horticultural Society, $1,000

Girl Guides of Canada, $1,000

Home Horizon Transitional Program, $2,000

Magic of Children’s in the Arts, $1,000

My Friend’s House – Collingwood Crisis Centre, $2,000

Purple Hills Arts & Heritage Festival, $1,000

Resources for Area Youth Success (RAYS), $1,000

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 397 Creemore, $1,500 (Canada Day Celebration events)

Singhampton Cenotaph, $2,000 (new flagpole)

South Simcoe 4-H, $500

Stayner Heritage Society, $500

Stayner Horticultural Society/Stayner Garden Club, $1,000

Stayner Lawn Bowling Club, $1,000

The Living Wish Foundation, $1,000

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