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RAYS launched in 2008, providing summer jobs for local youth. It has evolved into an education-support program providing scholarships and bursaries for eligible students in financial need.

The first scholarship was awarded in 2012. Since then RAYS has contributed over $350,000 to local students.
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RAYS bursary students following their dreams

Creemore Echo  November 12, 2019

Many high school students are encouraged to go to university but some aren’t sure of what they want to do and what other options there are.
RAYS bursary recipient Michael Noble is planning on taking his third level of welding certification in 2020 and believes trades are where there are many opportunities and greatest area of growth.
Noble says he knew he was interested in welding at age of 13. He helped fix things at his family farm and gives credit to his high school shop teacher for encouraging his interest in welding. … Continue readingRAYS bursary students following their dreams

Doug Mills recognized for volunteer work

Creemore Echo Article – By admin Posted June 28, 2019 In Community
At the recent Annual General Meeting of RAY’S Place, Doug Mills (right) was recognized for seven years of volunteer leadership and in being Chairman of RAY’S Place. Mills was recruited by Tony Fry to join the board in 2012 and soon after, he was chairing the not-for-profit Creemore-based charity. … Continue readingDoug Mills recognized for volunteer work