Four groups get $9k in Petrolia Community Foundation grants

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Larry Leckie works in Petrolia's Community Refrigerator

Four Petrolia groups are getting a helping hand from the Petrolia Community Foundation.

The executive director, Mike Barron, was at Petrolia Council Monday to give out $9,000 to four groups.

Petrolia Community Refrigerator will receive $ 3,000 to purchase equipment.

Sarnia Lambton Rebound will use $2,000 to present a family movie night in Petrolia.

Organization for Literacy Lambton will use its $2,500 to present a Train Your Brain program for Grade 3 & 4 students.

YMCA Petrolia will buy a mesh wheelchair to help people get in and out of the pool with its $1,500 grant.

The four projects were chosen from 11 applications.