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Township Announces 2023 Community Well-Being Program Recipients

Press Release

For Immediate Release

June 13, 2023, 1:00 p.m.


Township Announces 2023 Community Well-Being Program Recipients


HURON-KINLOSS, ON: The Township of Huron-Kinloss received 24 applications from organizations interested in receiving 2023 Community Well-Being Program (CWBP) funding. The CWBP provides funding for projects and services that will have a positive impact on the community and are run by local organizations within the Township. The total project funding requests surpassed $147,000 for the 2023 program.

Since its inception in 2018, the Community Well-Being Program has dispersed over $400,000 to local organizations. The program committee, made up of Mary Rose Walden, Chief Administrative Officer; Michelle Goetz, Manager of Strategic Initiatives; Jodi MacArthur, Treasurer; and Don Murray, Mayor, reviewed the applications on April 28th, 2023, and awarded $100,000 in community grants. 

The successful applicants were invited to partake in a photo op on June 7th, and the full list has been released on the Huron-Kinloss website for public viewing. Congratulations to all the recipients!

Special thanks to the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) for their continued support with this initiative.

For more information:

Mike Bartlett
Township of Huron-Kinloss

2023 Organization



Ripley Curling Club


Club Entrance Accessibility Project and Youth Curling Supplies

Lucknow Lawn Bowling Club 


Outdoor Safety Improvements

Mayfair Ukulele Band 


New Music Stands, Charts, Picks, Sound Mixer, Microphone, and cords

Royal Canadian Legion Br. 440


Lighted Bulletin Board Display and Concrete Sidewalk

Kincardine Good Food Box – Ripley Satellite Depot


Good Food Boxes for Ripley Residents

Purple Grove Community Centre


Renovations to the Purple Grove Community Centre

Ripley and Area Christmas Hamper


Gift Cards for Christmas Hamper Program

Lucknow Music in the Fields


Phase 3 Permanent Power Installation

Ripley Wolves


Sparx Skate Sharpener & Medical Kit Supplies

Lucknow Central Public School


Playground Rejuvenation Project

Bruce Botanical Food Garden


2023 Garden Workshops

Ripley & District Horticultural Society


Ripley Huron Pollinator Garden Project

Big Brother Big Sisters South Bruce North Huron


Group Mentoring Project

St. Andrew’s United Church


Heating Maintenance Project

Ripley Agricultural Society


Ripley Agricultural Society Grounds Equipment

Ripley Huron Community School


Outdoor Activity Zones

South Kinloss Presbyterian Church


Accessibility Project – New Chair Lift

Kinloss Community Centre


Community Centre Upgrades

Lucknow Legion Br. 309


Furnace Replacement Project

Lucknow Community Centre Board


Kitchen Renovations


Contact Us

Township of Huron-Kinloss
21 Queen Street
P.O. Box 130
Ripley ON, N0G 2R0

Phone: 519-395-3735
Fax : 519-395-4107

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