The Interior Provincial Exhibition in Armstrong is the largest event in the North Okanagan.

The Interior Provincial Exhibition in Armstrong is the largest event in the North Okanagan.

IPE collects $100,000

Armstrong fair will get $100,000 from the provincial government’s community gaming grant program.

The Armstrong fair has received a big chunk of cash.

The Interior Provincial Exhibition will get $100,000 from the provincial government’s community gaming grant program.

The grant will go towards operating one of the largest fairs in B.C., which runs this year from Aug. 31 to Sept. 4.

“I’d like to thank the staff and volunteers who do so much for our community,” said Greg Kyllo, Shuswap MLA.

The grant is awarded under the sport and arts and culture category of the community gaming grant program.