Summerland organizations benefit from gaming grant funding

Community organizations in Summerland received funding through the province’s Community Gaming Grants initiative.

Community organizations in Summerland received funding through the province’s Community Gaming Grants initiative.

The money, which totalled $193,400, was distributed last week to 15 organizations in the area, including five from Summerland.

The Summerland Asset Development Initiative received the largest amount, at $45,000.

The Summerland Youth Centre Association received $8,000 while the Kiwanis Club of Summerland received $8,000. The Scouts Canada First Summerland Group received $4,500 and the Air Cadet League of Canada, Squadron 902, was given $1,800.

The other grant recipients in the area included the Peachland Lions Club, the Auxiliary to the Penticton Regional Hospital Society, the South Okanagan Similkameen Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Kinette Club of Penticton, the South Okanagan Women in Need Society, the Societe De La Petite Enfance De L’Ecole Entre Lacs, the Rotary Club of Penticton-Okanagan, the Penticton Recovery Resource Society and the Scouts Canada 10th Penticton Group.

In the 2011-2012 fiscal year, the province distributed $135 million in gaming grants to more than 5,300 community groups.

 

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