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East Hawkesbury council approves $10,000 in UCPR grants, up to $5,000 for new blinds

At its March 25 meeting East Hawkesbury council approved a list of recipients for grants to be distributed to organizations within the municipality, thanks to $10,000 in funding received from the United Counties of Prescott and Russell.

The Friends of the MacDonell-Williamson House will receive $500, the Canada Day Committee for East Hawkesbury will receive $2,000, the Prescott County Dairy Club will receive $500, the Antique Day Committee will receive $2,000, organizers of Halloween activities in St-Eugene will receive $500, the Prescott County Plowmen’s Association will receive $500 and the Dames Fermières Chute-à-Blondeau will receive $1,500, while the St-Eugène Recreation Committee will receive $1,000 and the Ottawa River Festival will receive $1,500.

Council also declared that the Antique Day Celebrations in Ste-Anne-de-Prescott is a community festival, in order to facilitate indoor and outdoor festivities, including acquiring a liquor permit for the event.

Council also approved the renewal of the agreement for the purchase of services at a cost of $4,906 in 2019 from the Champlain Township Public Library Board.

The Township of East Hawkesbury also approved a $300 bursary for a student graduating from École Secondaire publique Le Sommet.

Council reviewed estimates for new blinds for the municipal office; the estimate came in at about $6,000. The minutes include a note that council is asking that not more than $5,000 be spent for blinds.

 

Louise Sproule

Publisher at The Review
Louise Sproule has been the publisher of The Review since 1992. A part-time job after high school at The Review got Sproule hooked on community newspapers and all that they represent. She loves to write, has covered every kind of event you can think of, loves to organize community events and loves her small town and taking photographs across the region. She dreams of writing a book one day so she can finally tell all of the town's secrets! She must be stopped! Keep subscribing to The Review . . . or else!
Louise Sproule

Louise Sproule

Louise Sproule has been the publisher of The Review since 1992. A part-time job after high school at The Review got Sproule hooked on community newspapers and all that they represent. She loves to write, has covered every kind of event you can think of, loves to organize community events and loves her small town and taking photographs across the region. She dreams of writing a book one day so she can finally tell all of the town's secrets! She must be stopped! Keep subscribing to The Review . . . or else!

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