Fonds 2015.41 - Port Hope Opportunity for Youth fonds

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Port Hope Opportunity for Youth fonds

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CA ON00154 2015.41

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  • 1986-1991 (Creation)
    Port Hope Opportunity for Youth
    Port Hope, Municipality of

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0.10m textual records
147 photographs
4 audio-visual materials ; VHS cassettes

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Opportunity for Youth was a local non-profit organization founded in 1986 with the leadership of Marjorie and John Sorrell, Graham Brown, et al. It had the objective of creating a youth centre for the recreation of the youth of Port Hope. The committee intended to raise the money to purchase a premises and run the youth centre, but was not able to raise enough funds. After several years, the group decided to instead turn the funds over to the Town of Port Hope. The money was used to build a youth activity room in the Jack Burger Sports Complex.

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Donated to the Port Hope Archives by G. Brown, 2015. Donor served on the Opportunity for Youth Committee, c1986-1991.

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Fonds consists of the papers of the Opportunity for Youth organization, 1986-1990. It also includes: newspaper articles, photographs, and four (4) VHS cassettes of various events. Refer to series-level descriptions for more information.

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