Vernon's Schubert Centre is receiving federal funding for capital improvements.

Vernon's Schubert Centre is receiving federal funding for capital improvements.

Federal funds bolster Vernon’s Schubert Centre

Money will go towards new flooring and refrigeration system

Vernon’s Schubert Centre is undergoing some upgrades.

Colin Mayes, Okanagan-Shuswap MP, announced funding Monday for two initiatives at the seniors centre.

“We have a significant number of seniors in Canada and we need to look at the needs of seniors,” said Mayes.

“It’s partnering with people in the community.”

A total of $23,472 will go towards replacing flooring while there is also $24,378 for a refrigeration unit that will allow the  Schubert Centre to provide a Meals on Wheels program to Vernon seniors.

Look for more details in Wednesday’s Morning Star.