Three Penticton sporting clubs received Community Gaming Grants with arts groups totaling $153,300. Pinnacles Football Club received the highest amount at $85,000, while the Glengarry Figure Skating Club received $30,000 and KISU swim club, $38,300.
“Our government is proud to help expose all residents to organized sports and arts groups,” Penticton MLA Dan Ashton said in a statement. “By supporting athletics and the arts, we are ensuring that our communities remain vibrant, with activities the whole family can enjoy.”
Every year, the provincial government approves $135 million in gaming grants that benefit more than 5,000 local non-profit organizations that serve communities throughout British Columbia.