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Granite Club Benefactor of Community Foundation Grant

Local groups will benefit from the North Bay and Area Community Foundation to the tune of $44,536.

Community Foundations of Canada is the national network for Canada’s 191 community foundations. They help Canadians invest in making communities better places to live, work and play.

More than 85% of Canadian communities have access to a community foundation, from the largest cities to the smallest towns.

Collectively the Foundation has combined assets of more than $4.8 billion and put hundreds of millions back communities over its 94-year history.

Local Executive Director Kate Merritt-Dupelle and Chair Patti Callahan announced this year’s local recipients this morning at The Grande.

  1. Victoria’s Quilts $2,000

  2. PADDLE $8,422

  3. Discovery North Bay $2,000

  4. Granite Club $5,013

  5. Rotary Camp Tillicum $5,000

  6. Capitol Centre $3,100

  7. Alzheimer Society $4,000

  8. YMCA $5,000

  9. Packsac Smiles $3,000

  10. Trinity |Infant Food Shelf $2,000

  11. East Ferris Golden Age Club $5,000

As well the group announced a fundraising dinner for Friday May 5, with a five course meal and auctions. Tickets are $100 each with a $50 tax receipt. Call 705-495-3737

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