Support Us

We are extremely grateful for the financial and emotional support of the community, our families and friends.

Founding Supporters:

Ontario Trillium Foundation– a grant of $23,200 to Survivors Abreast to purchase a second dragon boat with lifejackets, paddles and boat cover. The Foundation also provided a grant of $30,000 to the IBCPC International Dragon Boat Festival hosted by Peterborough in June 2010.

Manulife Financial for the donation of $1000.00 towards a cover for the dragon boat.

Dr. J. Rowsom, Dr. R. Chenoweth, Dr. J. Scott and the late Dr. R. Jaroszonek for their generous donation of start-up money for the purchase of a dragon boat for Survivors Abreast.

Meredith Cosburn, founder of Survivors Abreast and Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival, for following her dream

Current Supporters:

Peterborough Marina Crary Park kindly provides docking space for the dragon boats – Peterboroughmarina.ca

Package Plus Inc. at 171-A Rink Street in Peterborough generously donates a mailbox for Survivors Abreast and the Festival – packageplus.ca

John and Irene Taylor generously store the team’s two dragon boats on their property for the winter.

Local print, radio and television media for their continued support through great coverage for the team and for Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival.

Debbie Poole, Lakeside Sewing in Bobcaygeon for our dragon boat cover repairs & modifications

Chris Aikin for her graphic design of our team logo & race shirt design assistance

Robert Boudreau for capturing many special moments with his camera at out Festivals –  fireklix imaging and design

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