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The Barrie Yacht Club Receives $53,300 From Ontario Trillium Foundation for the Next Generation of Sailors


BARRIE, ON – On Sunday, November 24 local MPP Doug Downey met with members of The Barrie Yacht Club (BYC) to congratulate them on receiving a one-year, $53,300 Capital grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). The grant will help BYC bolster their Club Sailing School for both adults and children, helping to create a new generation of passionate and certified sailors in the area. MPP Downey was joined by Rod Jackson, one of OTF’s Board of Directors, on Friday to present them with a plaque from OTF and hear more about the program.