Simcoe County - Black Lives Matter Peaceful Protest, 2020


On August 22nd, 2020, a social media group called Simcoe County- Black Lives Matter Peaceful Protest will be holding a rally from 1:00 until 5:00 pm in the Arboretum in Barrie’s Sunnidale Park. This event is intended to bring together the people of Simcoe County, be they White, Black, or People of Colour.

There are several local groups accepting donations and resources on their behalf, and there are Black organizations and initiatives you can support in Simcoe County. These include Making Change SC, UPlift Black - Share. Support. Show Up, Our Mosaic Lives, and Shak's World. Donations can be made by e-transfer to cassandraamanyangole@gmail.com.

The Black Lives Matter movement is not over. Please join this event to listen to their stories and bring unity to all people in Simcoe County.

We would like to thank the following sponsors of the City of Barrie Network. These businesses show they care about our shared community by helping us to provide a locally-focused truly local voice to you and your neighbours. They also enable our crew to be able to continue providing donated services to promote local benevolent community groups and charities based in The City of Barrie, the Town of Innisfil, and the Township of Oro-Medonte.

Assisting You Social - Social Media Management

Backcountry K9 Kennel - Day Care, Overnight, and Grooming

BarterPay Simcoe County - Business Promotion

Beauty & Babes - Salon and Spa

Checkered Door - Transition to Adult ASD

Enterprise Mechanical Inc. - Heating and Air Conditioning

Family TLC - Family Counselling and Therapy

Fionn MacCool's Barrie - Pub

Growing Minds Learning Centre - Daycare Centre

Hwear Plus/Canadian Toggle - Personal Protection

Imagine Laserworks Barrie - Laser Acupuncture Services

Jack’s Urban Jungle - Indoor Adventure Park

Latchman Insurance Brokers Limited - Providing All Types

LiceSquad.com Barrie South Simcoe - Lice Removal

Michael Enterprise Audio & Visual

Northlink General Contracting

Still Moving Osteopathy - People and Pets

Theatre By The Bay - Live Performances

3B Solutions - Video and Media

For more information about how your business can benefit from membership in the City of Barrie Network, please visit www.cityofbarrie.net

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