Timmins Marlins Swim Club receives $8k MATT Grant for Fred Rams Championship

MATT Grant - Timmins Marlins - 2024

From left: Holding check are MATT Grant committee members Steven Viccajee and Mike Kentish surrounded by the Timmins Marlins Swim Club team.

The Timmins Marlins Swim Club accepted a check for $8k from MATT Grant committee members Steven Viccajee and Mike Kentish. The funds were presented ahead of their upcoming Fred Rams Championship on May 11 and 12.

This is the largest swim meet hosted by the Timmins Marlins Swim club. The event draws over 200 swimmers aged 14 and under from across Northeastern Ontario at the B championship level.

For more information, contact Noella.Rinaldo@Timmins.ca or 705-360-2600 x 7081.

About the MATT Grant

The MATT Grant, administered by the TEDC, offers strategic investment and funding to promote and grow the tourism industry in the City of Timmins. Find more information at timminsedc.com/matt-grant/.

About the TEDC

The TEDC is the city’s non-profit community economic development team. We facilitate and support economic and social activity that creates jobs, diversifies the economy and improves quality of life.

Land Acknowledgement

The TEDC acknowledges that we are located on the traditional Lands of Mattagami First Nation, Flying Post First Nation, and Matachewan First Nation, home to many Ojibway, Cree, Oji-Cree, Algonquin and Métis people. We also acknowledge that we are situated in Treaty 9 territory (also known as the James Bay Treaty), which is steeped in the rich Indigenous history of many First Nations, Metis and Inuit People.