Six Nations Sports Briefs: From funding to Tom Longboat

Tom Longboat

By Sam Laskaris Writer Six Nations lacrosse association receives funding For the second time this year the Six Nations Girls’ Field Lacrosse Association (SNGFLA) has received some major funding. Back in early January it was announced that the local association was receiving $20,000 via the Jumpstart Community Development Grants. The grants program, operated by Canadian Tire, has two streams. For starters, the SNGFLA received the $20,000 through the Operational Support stream. And then this past weekend the association announced it would receive an additional $9,600 through the Programming Support stream. “This stream of funding assists organizations in delivering sports and recreational programming,” said SNGFLA president Tawnie Johnson. “This can include but is not limited to: covering costs of instructors, leaders and coaches, facility rentals, transportation and equipment needs.” The first…

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