Sporting clubs receive Community Gaming Grants

Pinnacles FC, Glengarry Skating Club and KISU receive cash infusion from Community Gaming Grants

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.