Grants awarded

Provincial gaming grants are being provided to four North Okanagan organizations.

Sports and culture are getting a boost.

Provincial gaming grants are being provided to four North Okanagan organizations.

“These grants are significant and help groups like these continue their fantastic work,” said Greg Kyllo, Shuswap MLA.

Spallumcheen’s Caravan Farm Theatre will receive $25,000 while there is $20,000 for the Larch Hills Nordic Society, near Enderby.

The Silver Star Freestyle Ski Club will receive $14,375 and the Vernon Winter Carnival Society  will get $30,000.

“These organizations are important, as they help people keep active, healthy, and engaged in the community,” said Eric Foster, Vernon-Monashee MLA.