Sports, culture groups funded

Four Nanaimo organizations are part of 11 mid-Island sports and cultural groups sharing more than $120,000 in gaming grants from the provincial government.

Nanaimo Canadian Amateur Football received $17,800; Vancouver Island Symphony, $15,000; Crimson Coast Dance Society, $4,250; and Beban Park Lawn Bowling Cub received $1,000.

The sports and cultural grants are part of $3.1 million distributed across the province.