Assistance given to local groups

A number of groups will receive local government assistance in 2011 through the District of Invermere. The announcement was made at a regular council meeting on January 25.

  • Feb. 1, 2011 12:00 p.m.

A number of groups will receive local government assistance in 2011 through the District of Invermere. The announcement was made at a regular council meeting on January 25.

Through what was a difficult process staff allotted the available funds to the following groups; Kinsmen Club of Windermere Valley,$1,000 for fireworks; Toby Creek Nordic Ski Club, $700 for operational costs; Lake Windermere Ambassadors, $1,000 for trailer to transport grooming equipment; Access in the Community for Equality (A.C.E.), $500 for laptop and printer; Columbia Valley Cycling Society,$1,000 for funding trail workers;  Columbia Valley Little League (minor ball), $500 for new equipment; Columbia Valley Otters Swim Club, $500 for hosting a swim competition; CVBG/CSL Community Greenhouse, $500 for drip irrigation and composter; Invermere Citizens on Patrol, $800 for operational costs; Invermere District Curling Club, $2,000 for Bonspiel on the Lake upgrades; Sonshine Children’s Centre, $500 for new trikes and ride on toys and the Windermere Valley Rockies Midget Female Hockey Team, $1,000 for hosting the BC Midget Female Hockey.

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