Homestay host program pushes ‘family experience’ for international Georgian College students

Georgian College in Barrie is recruiting new families to host incoming international students this fall. With more than 300 students arriving in Barrie in September, Georgian College is looking for at least 50 homestay host families. “It’s a really popular program,” said Sharon Burkhart of Georgian College. “It’s much more than providing room and board.…

CNIB event scheduled for July 25

Let your senses guide you. Without sight, that is. Barrie Visions Gala is hosting this custom event for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB). “Dining in the Dark is an incredible event that’s all about igniting the senses,” said Diane Woolfrey, chairwoman of the Visions Gala steering committee. To start the evening, Barrie…