Community Grants Presentations – for 2018

Applications for Community Grants for inclusion in the 2018 budget closed on October 31.  The Town then called a Public Meeting at 6:00 pm on November 13 to allow the applicants an opportunity to sell their proposal to Council.  Only two applicants took advantage of this: Cycle Transitions and Marie Dressler Foundation.  Deputy Mayor John Henderson did not reveal how many applicants were received  – he wanted to vet them and then the applicants who had met all the conditions would be made public and included in budget deliberations.  The total amount of money available for 2018 Community Grants was set last year as the amount approved for grants in 2017 ($47,951)  plus a cost of living adjustment.  See a… Read complete articleCommunity Grants Presentations – for 2018

CCI assisting with Christmas Magic

On Friday November 24, Cobourg’s Christmas lights will be turned on. The ceremony starts outside Victoria Hall at 6:30 and proceeds down Second Street to the waterfront where there will be a ceremonial switching on of the lights at 7:00 p.m.  Included in the display will be wood cutouts of bears, deer, beaver and a moose.  These were created by students in the CCI woodworking class led by Shawn Davis and they were shown to the media and Cobourg Council today.  In addition to the cutouts, the school is also providing a large mural announcing “Cobourg Downtown”. This will be erected on Second Street – exact location not yet decided. Along with teacher Shawn Davis, CCI Principal Jeff Kawzenuk proudly… Read complete articleCCI assisting with Christmas Magic