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Judith & Norman Alix Foundation invests nearly $300,000 into seven local projects

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Journal staff

The Judith & Norman Alix Foundation continues to reinvest in Sarnia-Lambton, with the recent approval of nearly $300,000 in funding for seven local projects:

• $25,000 to the Municipality of Brooke-Alvinston for electrical upgrades to the
Fairgrounds at the Brooke-Alvinston-Inwood Community Centre Complex.

• $85,000 to Habitat for Humanity Sarnia-Lambton to purchase a cube truck to provide
‘Pop-Up’ Rural ReStore Donation Centres for outreach into rural areas of Lambton

• $57,391 to the YMCA of Southwestern Ontario to fund a new natural playground space
located at the Jerry McCaw Family Centre for use by YMCA members, and members of
the community.

• $35,000 to the Sombra Museum for the restoration of the Abraham Smith log cabin and
the installation of interpretive signage.

• $50,000 to Sarnia-Lambton Rebound for inventory improvements at the ReFound Store.

• $25,000 to the Forest Fritter Friends to renovate the entrance of the building to make it
fully accessible.

• $20,000 to the Moore Agricultural Society for accessibility upgrades to the Multipurpose
Building at the Brigden Fairgrounds.

Over its 30 year history, The Judith & Norman Alix Foundation has advanced more than $6
million to over 50 community projects including: Withdrawal Management Services at
Bluewater Health; the installation of artificial turf at Norm Perry Park in Sarnia; the construction of the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery; and the purchase of rare artifacts for the LambtonHeritage Museum; the purchase of a van for the Inn of The Good Shepherd;  portable bleachers for The Lambton Fairs Association, renovations to the Kineto Theatre in Forest and much more.

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