Calabogie, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, congratulated Mayor Peter Emon, councillors and seniors of the Township of Greater Madawaska on being chosen to receive funding under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP).
The “Light up Barnet Cottage” Project will greatly improve lighting on the beautiful grounds of Barnet Cottage and in the parking area, and enable the building to be utilized by many groups in the Calabogie Community.
“I am pleased to see that Greater Madawaska Township has qualified for 2013 New Horizons Funding. This money will ensure that seniors in Calabogie have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and be active within their community. The upgrades to Barnet Cottage for community use is bridging the gap between young and old.
New Horizons money is dedicated to support social participation of seniors by expanding the services and accessibility of the park to seniors and other community groups,” confirmed M.P. Gallant.