Local MP Jamie Schmale has announced that 14 organizations in Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock will receive $256,753 in funding as part of the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). The funding ensures that seniors can benefit from an improved quality of life in their community and also contribute to it through participation in social activities and active living.

Projects receiving the funding include:

  • Supportive Initiative for Residents in the County of Haliburton received $25,000 for Family Roots in Haliburton County

  • Kawartha Trans Canada Trail Association received $5,000 for Outdoor Art for Seniors-to-Seniors

  • Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes received $25,000 for Seniors Helping Seniors Through Grief

  • City of Kawartha Lakes received $2,150 for Senior Community Connection Initiative Pilot Program.

  “It’s imperative to recognize the valuable contribution seniors have made to our society,” said Schmale. “By supporting New Horizons for Seniors Program projects, we are acting to ensure that seniors are able to maintain a good quality of life and continue to be active members of their communities.”


Local NewsDeb Crossen