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    A breakdown on funding for healthy living projects in Corner Brook

    Wednesday, 20 March 2024 07:00

    By Tonya Organ

    The Corner Brook Stream Trail gets the biggest share at $99,000 for repairs and improvements.

    $175,000 in funding has been awarded to seven groups in Corner Brook for healthy living projects. MHA Gerry Byrne announced details at the Corner Brook Curling Club yesterday. Sean Leamon is the general manager at the Blow Me Down Cross Country Ski Club. He says about $8,000 will be spent on equipment to allow year round training. Dennis Bruce is a friend of the Corner Brook Curling club. He says curling is an expensive sport and the $20,000 announced will make it easier for kids and seniors to get involved. Greg Barnes is a treasurer with the Corner Brook Kinclub and a committee member for Prince Edward Park. He says they will get $10,000 to install a bouncy pillow at the campground. The Corner Brook Stream Trail gets the biggest share at $99,000 for repairs and improvements. The city of Corner Brook has received $10,000 to improve the eastside playground, Disc Golf gets $20,000, the Humber Community YMCA will get $5,000. 

     

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