Groups receive funds

Five North Okanagan groups will share $115,080 in provincial gaming grants.

Five local groups will share $115,080 in provincial gaming grants.

The Vernon Figure Skating Club will get $30,000 while there is $16,649 for the North Okanagan Minor Lacrosse Association, $35,000 for the North Okanagan Arts Council, $24,000 for the B.C.  Freestyle Ski Association and $9,440 for the Vernon Volleyball Association.

“Vernon benefits greatly from organizations like these,” said Eric Foster, Vernon-Monashee MLA.

“From figure skating and volleyball to the arts, this funding will make a real difference in a lot of lives around the North Okanagan.”