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South Okanagan search and rescue group benefits from gaming grant

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December 18, 2019 - 4:45 PM

A South Okanagan search and rescue organization is benefitting from a provincial gaming fund grant.

The Oliver-Osoyoos Search and Rescue Society has received $5 million through the province's Community Gaming Grants program.

The organization will use the funds to build a truck and trailer station to support its search and rescue efforts.

The  Community Gaming Grants program supports around 5,000 community organizations through the $140 million capital projects program, according to government media release.

The next round of applications for the capital project program will be accepted from June 1 to July 31, 2020.

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