A number of local sports, arts and culture organizations are receiving a funding boost through provincial gaming grants.
More than $400,000 was distributed to 20 organizations in the Kootenay West riding. The funding is part of over $43 million distributed across British Columbia. The Community Gaming Grants program funnels revenue from commercial gaming operations to not-for-profit organizations.
Castlegar Sculpturewalk — $14,400
Kootenay Gallery of Art — $15,000
SQx Danza — $80,000
Castlegar Minor Hockey — $35,000
Castlegar Hockey Society — $15,000
Castlegar Skating Club — $20,000
Selkirk Challengers Gymnastics Club — $16,200