Home Builders contribute $33,000 to Operation Hero
November 05, 2014

A group of dignitaries stands on a staircase at the Barrie Campus, the front four people are holding a giant cheque.

(back row, left to right) Chief Warrant Officer Gilles Godbout, Scott Garrett – Barrie Construction, Capt. Alastair McMurachy; (second row left to right) Chris Gariepy, vice-chairman of Georgian College, Honorary Colonel Jamie Massie; front row, Matt Pryce – Simcoe County Home Builders’ Association, Georgian College President and CEO Dr. MaryLynn West-Moynes, Base Borden Commander Col. Carl Doyon, and Anita Stacey, Barrie Construction Association. (Georgian College / Doug Crawford)

The Simcoe County Home Builders’ Association donated $33,000 to the Operation Hero Scholarship program, Tuesday. The money was raised at the annual Base Borden Run.

The fund provides families and dependants of Canadian troops with scholarships to attend Georgian College.

Check out the story in the Barrie Examiner.