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TRCF Grants 2016

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The following groups and projects were awarded for 2016.

After the rainbow comes the sun social integration project (Stanstead): Outreach for individuals with mental health issues

Army Navy Air Force Veterans Museum (Sherbrooke): Install a chair lift to access the second-floor museum

Association des Artistes Georgeville Fitch-Bay: 14th Annual Festival des Arts Georgeville Fitch-Bay, July 22 to 31, 2016

Avante Women’s Center (Bedford): Expand cultural experience by participating in a group outing to a First Nations Pow Wow

Bibliothèque Lennoxville Library: Improvements to accommodate a variety of activities (conferences/cultural meetings, art exhibits etc.)

Brome County Historical Society: In-house exhibit to tell the150th anniversary story of R.A. Fessenden (father of radio)

Caregivers’ Café (Knowlton): Monthly English caregivers’ support groups featuring professional speakers

CAB Seniors Health Days: Purchase of equipment to support English weekly health days in Stanstead and (FLAMES) Ayer’s Cliff

Fondation de la Vallée Massawippi (Ayer’s Cliff): To improve health by offering bilingual lifestyle seminars, open to the general public

Foreman Art Gallery (Sherbrooke): Promotion, development and materials for Summer Art Camp for ages 7 to 12

Greenwood Cemetery (Waterville): Help to preserve a building

In-house Theatre (Brome-Missisquoi): Expand the number of readings & characters plus create and maintain website

Knowlton Academy: “Village Reads” library expansion

Knowlton Literary Association: Festival presents interviews with writers, writing workshops, and readings. October 13 to 16, 2016

Lennoxville & District Women’s Centre: Equipment for English-speaking playgroups for mothers and preschoolers

Memphremagog CLC (Magog): Promote community involvement through activities and courses at the CLC

Patrimone Ascot Heritage (Milby) : Purchase of multi-media equipment

Phelps Helps (Stanstead): Tutoring/Homework Program to help students succeed in school

Pleins Rayons Bike Program (Cowansville): Special needs student educational workshops that teach basic bike-building skills

Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (Sherbrooke) QAHN’s 2016 Three-day convention in Sherbrooke

Quebec Community Health & Social Services – Splice to Suffice: Intergenerational initiative to address the youth employment issue and seniors wanting to live autonomously

RRHS Community Learning Centre (Richmond): Create a space to support family members living with someone suffering from mental illness

RRHS CLC Art Room (Richmond): Renovate an unused workshop into an open art space for school and community use

ShazamFest (Ayer’s Cliff): Increase activities for children during the 3-day Festival

Studio Georgeville: Aboriginal two-day Film Festival also featuring Arts, Crafts and Demonstrations

Townshippers’ Association (Sherbrooke): Support for The YOUth Townships Project to create awareness of the employment & entrepreneurship opportunities in the region. Youth retention. 37th annual T-Day fall festival, Outstanding Townshippers awards, to provide networking & educational opportunities, to continue building a relationship with CLC & ETSB, to promote & sell works by Townships’ English authors & musicians through Townships Expressions. Supporting activities for a Townships-themed ebook, in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. []