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NWMO Local donated to strengthen northern communities

November 19, 2019

As union members, we take great care for the communities we live and work in. This fall the Society of United Professionals' NWMO Local is proud to support a variety of organizations that are making life better and

Hornepayne Public Library CEO Darnelle Hill accepting donation from Society of United Professionals' NWMO Local

 stronger in these communities. In that spirit we donated $5,000 to the Hornepayne Public Library and $5,000 to the Manitouwadge Golden Age Centre. These communities are located in northern Ontario, northeast of Lake Superior and about 300KM east of Thunder Bay. These organizations support our members and communities by providing opportunities for learning and enhanced wellbeing.

Hornepayne Public Library

The Hornepayne Public Library has used our $5,000 donation to support the library's computer infrastructure. The HPL Board approved the purchase of four computers with Windows 10 as well as additional software purchases. "Thank you so much for thinking of the library," said HPL's CEO Darnelle Hill. "We really appreciate this donation."

Manitouwadge Golden Age Centre

A social centre for older adults, Manitouwadge Golden Age Centre is a lifeline for seniors that keeps them connected and active within their community. The NWMO Local's $5,000 donation will be used for important ongoing maintenance needs that will ensure a warm and enjoyable atmosphere for all.

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