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Parry Sound-Muskoka’s tourism, recreation non-profits getting more than $730,000 from province

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Thirteen non-profits in Parry Sound-Muskoka are getting a $731,700 boost from the provincial government.

The funding supports tourism, recreation, sports, and culture organizations in the area, and is meant to help them recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an announcement from MPP Norm Miller’s office.

The organizations in the riding that will receive funding are:

  • Ojibway Club, in Pointe au Baril ($248,900)
  • Henvey Inlet First Nation ($99,400)
  • Bala Cranberry Festival ($50,000)
  • Muskoka Lakes Museum, in Port Carling ($50,000)
  • Gravenhurst Curling Club ($50,000)
  • Ardeleana Chamber Music Society, in McDougall ($49,900)
  • Royal Canadian Legion Branch 405, in Burk’s Falls ($41,800)
  • Port Carling Curling Club ($36,000)
  • South River Curling Club ($28,500)
  • Lake of Bays Marine Museum and Navigation Society ($28,400)
  • Sail Parry Sound Inc. ($20,600)
  • Museum on Tower Hill, in Parry Sound ($17,200)
  • Commanda Community Centre ($11,000)

The money comes as part of the $46-million the province is giving organizations in its Community Building Fund. The announcement says the money can be used to cover operational costs such as staff salaries, COVID-19 related equipment costs, and digitization of services.

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