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Cultural groups receive financial assistance

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O'Keefe Ranch is receiving $42,000 from the B.C. Arts Council.
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North Okanagan cultural organizations are getting a financial boost.

Five groups have been awarded a total of $108,235 in B.C. Arts Council grants.

“Arts and culture organizations are centres of creativity and community,” Eric Foster, Vernon-Monashee MLA.

“They remind us who we are, where we come from, and where we are going.”

O’Keefe Ranch will receive $42,000 while there is $24,000 for the Greater Vernon Museum, $19,735 for the North Okanagan Arts Council, $16,500 for the Vernon Public Art Gallery and $6,000 for the  Caetani Cultural Centre Society.

The funding comes from the $24 million the B.C. Arts Council received from the provincial government to support artists, arts activities and culture in the 2013-14 fiscal year.

 

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