Thursday, March 13, 2014

Money Handed To Festivals

Northwestern Ontario is going to be lively this spring and summer thanks to new money from the Provincial Government.  Through the Celebrate Ontario 2014 program, the province is helping 229 festivals and events.  Thunder Bay's May 24th Franco-Festival is getting 68-thousand dollars.  Another Lakehead festival the Celebration of Pop Culture is 69-thousand dollars. The Hymers Agricultural Society will also see money to help put on Hunter Jumper Show. Around the region, Kenora will see 22-thousand for the Muskies on Main, and another 38-thousand for a summer arts festival. Fort Frances will get 73-thousand dollars for a music festival.