Summerland organizations receive grant money

Two Summerland organizations are among five from the region which have been awarded gaming grants.

Two Summerland organizations are among five from the region which have been awarded gaming grants.

The grants, announced last week, include $22,500 to the Summerland Community Arts Council and $15,000 to the Summerland Museum and Heritage Society.

Three Penticton organizations also received money.

The Penticton Minor Baseball Association received $9,360, the Penticton Aquatic Association received $13,200 and the Penticton Minor Lacrosse Association received $10,850.

Throughout the province, $3,690,470 will be distributed to 146 organizations.

“From preserving our local history to giving tomorrow’s Olympic champions a club and place to practice their skills, these grants make a difference to the people who enjoy participating in local sports and culture,” said MLA Bill Barisoff.