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The Way We Were

The Way We Were

Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Dec. 8, 1993

25 Years Ago
MRC gives $6,000 grant to Foundation for study linking Chutes to Bryson House: Pontiac MRC has authorized a grant of $6,000 to the Coulonge Chutes Foundation to help finance a study in conjunction with the Quebec Ministry of Cultural Affairs.
“They (the Foundation) have no money,” explained Pontiac Warden Bob Ladouceur, who also sits on the Foundation board. “They need this money to go get more.”
The Foundation is trying to get $24,000 from the government for a feasiblity study on the possibility of using the Bryson House in Mansfield as a heritage tourist centre. The centre would be linked to the nearby Chutes.
PPHS girls complete decade of championship: The girls volleyball team from Pontiac Protestant High School in Shawville has carried home the Pontiac Cup for the tenth year in a row.
The PPHS boys team was also victorious this year, defeating Sieur de Coulonge, John Paul II and St. Alphonsus to take the title.
The PPHS girls defeated Coulonge in three straight games with scores of 15-4, 15-4, and 15-9.

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