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Local athletes, sports programs receive funds

— Ten other local organizations received grants, including:

•Lake Placid Youth Athletic Association for hockey rink upgrades

•Friends of Mt. Pisgah for the youth ski program

•Dewey Mountain Friends for youth ski equipment

•Saranac Lake Nordic Ski Club for travel, equipment and training expenses

•YENGA (Saranac Lake Middle School) for the Learn to Ski program

•Petrova Elementary School for the Swim for Life and snowshoe programs

•Lake Placid Outing Club for equipment for water programs

•Town of Jay for Grove Park Wilderness Play Area

•Saranac Lake Pee Wee Hockey Association for safety equipment

•Tri-Lakes Youth Lacrosse for the beginner lacrosse program

“We are thrilled to provide support to these athletes as they strive to achieve their Olympic goals,” said Cali Brooks, ACT’s executive director. “We’re also proud to support these local nonprofits: They play a critical role in fostering a love of physical activity and the outdoors among Olympic region youngsters.”

For more information or to make a donation to the Uihlein-Ironman Sports Fund at ACT, call 523-9904 or visit generousact.org.

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