Salmo pool receives $5,000

The Salmo Valley public swimming pool has been selected to receive a $5,000 infrastructure grant from the Western Communities Foundation.

Castlegar Star Staff

The Salmo Valley public swimming pool has been selected to receive a $5,000 infrastructure grant from the Western Communities Foundation.

This grant will contribute to repairs and improvements for the pool and enhance recreation options in Salmo.

It’s one of 40 grants provided by Western Financial Group is donation  through its charitable arm, the Western Communities Foundation, for a total of $200,000 donated back to communities where Western operates. The grants are to encourage healthy living, learning and to strengthen communities.

“We are so proud to give back to the Salmo community,” said Salmo branch manager Joyce Verburg.

“We are glad that we can contribute to recreation in our community by donating these funds to help with upgrades to the Salmo public swimming pool.”