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An Aylesford animal shelter has been named one of 30 finalists from across the country for this year's Aviva Community Fund competition.
A Shelter for H.A.R.T. is one of four Nova Scotia finalists for the opportunity to receive up to $50,000. All finalists will receive $5,000 in funding. The finalists were chosen based on public votes via the Internet.
The 30 finalist ideas are now in the hands of a panel of impartial judges, including Etalk Anchor Tanya Kim, David Suzuki Foundation CEO Peter Robinson, Author and Journalist Bruce Sellery, Volunteer Canada President & CEO Ruth MacKenzieand Salut Bonjour Host ├łve-Marie Lortie. The judges will review the ideas to decide which projects will receive funding.
Winners will be announced Jan. 29, 2013 on CTV's Canada AM.
For more, see Thursday's edition of The Register.