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Notice- Small Halls Festival Awarded Provincial Grant

posted Apr 18, 2016, 11:39 AM by Tim Hendry   [ updated Apr 18, 2016, 11:39 AM ]
Notice- Small Halls Festival Awarded Provincial Grant

CLEARVIEW, ON- Clearview Township is pleased to announce that the Small Halls Festival has been awarded the Celebrate Ontario 2016 grant for an amount up to $38,700 for festival enhancement support. 

Now in its third year, the Small Halls Festival has grown into one of Clearview Township’s signature events. Last year’s festival featured over 70 events and many sold-out audiences. 

“On behalf of Clearview Township, I would like to extend my gratitude to the Honourable Michael Coteau, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport for the provincial recognition and financial support of the festival” explained Mayor, Christopher Vanderkruys. “The Small Halls Festival plays an important role within promoting tourism and preserving community heritage throughout the Township”. 

Clearview Township’s Community, Culture & Recreation Coordinator Shane Sargant explained that the Celebrate Ontario funds will be used to “enhance the quality and variety of entertainment and to also increase the festivals recognition and awareness throughout the province.” 

The 2016 Small Halls Festival is scheduled for September 30th – October 2nd. To learn more about the festival, visit: www.smallhallsfestival.ca 
For more information, please contact

Shane Sargant
Community, Culture & Recreation Coordinator
705-428-6230 ext. 249
Tim Hendry,
Apr 18, 2016, 11:39 AM