Sicamous Mayor Terry Rysz passes a cheque for $2,000 to Eagle Valley Senior Citizens Housing Society housing administrator Phaedra Idzan. (Contributed)

Sicamous Mayor Terry Rysz passes a cheque for $2,000 to Eagle Valley Senior Citizens Housing Society housing administrator Phaedra Idzan. (Contributed)

District grant helps residents and staff in Sicamous seniors facilities stay safe and connected

The $2,000 grant will help pay for personal protective equipment

A grant from the District of Sicamous will help staff and residents at Eagle Valley Senior Citizens Housing Society (EVSCHS) facilities stay safe and stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Standing at a distant arm’s length and wearing masks and gloves, Mayor Terry Rysz recently handed over a cheque for $2,000 to housing administrator Phaedra Idzan.

Idzan said the grant funds will be used to purchase much-needed personal protective equipment as well as two tablet computers which residents can use to communicate with their loved ones.

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