Brighton gives Community Care $5,000 boost

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From delivering meals to residents’ doors to giving them rides to their COVID-19 vaccine appointments, Community Care Northumberland (CCN) has received a financial boost from the Municipality of Brighton.

​Brighton mayor Brian Ostrander recently presented Leiann Peart, CCN’s client services director, with a $5,000 grant-in-aid cheque.

​“CCN is so appreciative of the continued support we receive from the Municipality of Brighton, in more ways than just financially,” Peart told the Brighton Independent.

​“As a group, they have supported many of our initiatives, participated in events and yes, contributed to us financially. As you can imagine, this year this assistance was more vital than ever,” she added.

​The mayor said Brighton council is proud to support CCN.

​“We recognize the important work that CCN performs for our residents, work that has been made more difficult, but all the more important, during the global pandemic,” Ostrander said.

​The money will help CCN provide many services such as transportation, Meals on Wheels, telephone security calls, hospice services, friendly visiting, wellness and fitness classes and more, Peart noted.

Natalie Hamilton, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Northumberland News