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Community gaming grants awarded to six Kelowna organizations

KELOWNA – Norm Letnick, MLA for Kelowna-Lake Country, Steve Thomson, MLA for Kelowna-Mission, and Christy Clark, MLA for Westside-Kelowna, announced that the Ministry of Community, Sport, and Cultural Development is providing Community Gaming Grants to six Kelowna community organizations, totalling $177,900.

Organizations Receiving Funding:
-  Lake Country Art Gallery Society – $20,000
-  Central Okanagan Sailing Association – $24,300 
-  Kelowna Youth Soccer Association – $30,000
-  Disabled Sailing Association of B.C. – Okanagan Branch – $5,000 
-  Telemark Nordic Club – $26,000
-  West Kelowna Minor Hockey Association – $72,600 

Why this matters:
-  Across British Columbia, 143 recipients will share over $3.9-million in the latest round of grants.
-  Recipients of these grants include programs for Sport, and Arts and Culture.
-  Community Gaming Grants help local groups provide important services for B.C. families.


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