Local groups get Trillium cash

The Ontario Trillium Foundation announced nearly $36 million in grant this week and the list includes seven organizations from Sarnia-Lambton.

They are listed below;

Sarnia Snowfest

$179,000 over two years to improve the 20-year-old event and attract more community and tourists by adding an Igloo Village structure for warmth and musical entertainment. As well, funds will be used to hire an event coordinator.

Sarnia Braves Minor Baseball Association

$81,100 over one year to enhance the safety of the players and participants at Errol Russel and Blackwell Parks through upgraded dugouts, mesh webbing, irrigation and a new mower.

Forest Curling & Social Club

$77,000 over one year to enhance the curling facility providing energy efficiency and safety to this rural community

Port Lambton & District Athletic Association

$75,000 over one year to enhance the facility by increasing safety for participants and spectators by adding fencing and backstop, and introducing clay and sod.

Wyoming Lions Club

$73,100 over one year to complete an accessible entryway and washroom at the club so it can better serve all residents of the Village of Wyoming and surrounding community.

Lambton Presbytery United Church Centre

$20,000 over one year to enhance the community facility by replacing the flooring.

Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club

$15,000 over one year to enhance the facility through the purchase of a greens mower for the lawn bowling greens and to replace the unsafe, rotting ditch boards to ensure seniors’ safety.

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