Three Salmon Arm groups to receive gaming grants

Province announces funds for three local groups which focus on youth

Three Salmon Arm groups will be receiving gaming grants, according to an announcement Friday from the provincial government.

Salmon Arm Partners in Community Leadership, which oversees the Downtown Activity Centre and various programs, will receive $20,000.

Granted $13,300 is the Salmon Arm 4-H Advisory Council, while 1st Salmon Arm Scouts were awarded $4,100.

“Gaming grants support a broad range of community interests and this funding will help develop important activities and learning opportunities for youth in the area,” said Shuswap MLA George Abbott.