The Til­lot­son Coat­i­cook Re­gion Fund’s spring gifts

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Al­most thirty lo­cal or­ga­ni­za­tions ben­e­fit­ted from this spring’s round of grants from the Til­lot­son Coat­i­cook Re­gion Fund, dis­trib­uted last week. Thanks to the strength of the Amer­i­can dollar, a record amount of money, $98,051.23, was given out com­pared to the usual amount of around $65,000. The pro­gram gets its money

from the New Hamp­shire Char­i­ta­ble Foun­da­tion which has been man­ag­ing and dis­tribut­ing the wealth amassed by the late in­dus­tri­al­ist Neil Til­lot­son.

With a fo­cus on the needs of youth and se­niors, the fol­low­ing or­ga­ni­za­tions ben­e­fit­ted: Phelps Helps Stanstead, $5,000, sup­plies and snacks for homework pro­gram; Stanstead County Agri­cul­tural So­ci­ety, $5,000, Vo­let 4H, hor­ti­cul­ture prizes; Ayer’s Cliff El­e­men­tary, $670, li­brary la­belling equip­ment; Sacré-Coeur school, $500, skate coach equip­ment; Dixville Mu­nic­i­pal­ity, $1000, Fête de la pêche; First Lennoxville Scouts, $2,379, ac­tiv­i­ties and bus rental; Lampe Foun­da­tion, $ 2,500, train­ing; Water­ville Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, $1356,95, cir­cus car­pet and change ta­ble; Car­refour loisirs MRC de Coat­i­cook, $ 2000, Sécuri­jour; Mai­son des je­unes de Coat­i­cook,$ 2000, home-

work com­puter sta­tions; As­so­ci­a­tion de crosse mineure de Coat­i­cook, $2000, equip­ment; Camp Val-Estrie, $2000, cir­cus equip­ment; As­so­ci­a­tion de base­ball mineur de Coat­i­cook, $2000, equip­ment; Coat­i­cook CHSLD res­i­dents com­mit­tee, $2200, art ma­te­rial; La Frontal­ière, $2500, soc­cer uni­forms; Water­ville Mu­nic­i­pal­ity, $2500, skate­board mod­ules; Mai­son des je­unes de Water­ville, $3000, bas­ket­ball court; Club de pati­nage artis­tique de Coat­i­cook, $3000, ice rental; Col­lège Rivier, $4887.01, 20 PRO and WordQ4 sys­tems; As­so­ci­a­tion de hockey mineur de Coat­i­cook, $5000, re­newal of equip­ment; Coat­i­cook MRC CAB, $5000, two fridges Meals-on-wheels; Comité de loisirs de Saint-Malo, $5000, chil­dren’s park equip­ment; Gen­dreau School, $5000, park equip­ment; HôteMai­son, $7058.27, fur­ni­ture, com­puter; Sanc­taMaria de Dixville school, $10,000, park equip­ment; Massawippi Val­ley Health Cen­tre, $10,000, pul­monary di­ag­nos­tic equip­ment.

Neil Til­lot­son, who was born in East Here­ford and grew up in Canaan, Ver­mont, made a mul­ti­mil­lion dollar for­tune as an in­dus­tri­al­ist, fol­low­ing his in­ven­tion of la­tex bal­loons and la­tex gloves. “The prin­ci­ples of Mr. Til­lot­son were ‘Be hum­ble, be cre­ative and be kind’.

Photo Stanstead Jour­nal

The 1st Lennoxville Scouts troupe re­ceived $2,370 to help them with ac­tiv­i­ties.

Pho­tos Stanstead Jour­nal

The mem­bers of the Til­lot­son Coat­i­cook Re­gion Fund who study the grant pro­pos­als from or­ga­ni­za­tions twice yearly.

Mem­bers of the Massawippi Val­ley Health Cen­tre re­ceived $10,000 from the Til­lot­son Coat­i­cook Re­gion Fund.

ACES prin­ci­pal Del

Springate (left) and

Marie Christine

Richard were happy to get money for the

school’s li­brary.

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