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Seven 'worthy local organizations' receive city grants

Final round of 2019 grants were presented Friday morning by Mayor Steve Clarke and Coun. Ralph Cipolla
Grants Presentation_Jan 17
Mayor Steve Clarke and Coun. Ralph Cipolla present representatives from the Orillia Horticultural Society, St. James Anglican Church, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Somniatis and Take a Vet to Dinner with grants as part of the 2019 City of Orillia general grants program on Jan. 17, 2020.
Mayor Steve Clarke presented the final round of 2019 grants to seven local organizations on Jan. 17, 2020.
“It is always so rewarding to see the City of Orillia grant dollars put towards such diverse and worthy organizations in our community. We look forward to continuing Orillia’s successful grant program in 2020,” said Mayor Steve Clarke.
General grant recipients:
Orillia Horticultural Society                                                                 $750
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 34 (Pipes and Drums)               $1,500
St. James Anglican Church                                                                $1,000
Orillia Youth Symphony Orchestra                                                    $1,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters                                                                      $1,500
Somniatis                                                                                               $750
Take a Vet to Dinner                                                                             $900
This is the final round of grants for the 2019 general grants program. The total City of Orillia grants budget for 2020 is $32,000.