Dan Ashton

Dan Ashton

Gaming grant funds distributed

Organizations in the riding of Penticton received provincial gaming grant funding.

Dan Ashton, left, MLA for the riding of Penticton, presents a cheque for $8,000 to John Dorn of the Summerland Youth Centre Association.

The money, from the latest round of provincial gaming grants, will go to summer programs at the centre.

In addition, the Agur Lake Camp Society received $36,000 and the Summerland Asset Development Initiative received $50,000.

A total of $257,800 in grant funding was distributed to organizations in the riding during this round of grants.

Since Ashton took office in June, 2013, a total of $4.633 million in gaming grant money has come to the riding.