Ice groups soak up cash

Armstrong Curling Club and North Okanagan Minor Hockey Association granted gaming funds

  • Jul. 13, 2011 6:00 a.m.

Two North Okanagan organizations have accessed funds in the latest round of provincial gaming grants.

The Armstrong Curling Club is receiving $7,200 while the North Okanagan Minor Hockey Association in Armstrong and Enderby will get $35,000.

“Communities benefit greatly from organizations like these,” said Shuswap MLA George Abbott.

“From curling to hockey, this funding will make a real difference in a lot of peoples’ lives.”

Across B.C., 246 recipients will share $6,097,629 in this latest round of grants from provincial gaming revenue.