Groups on Gabriola Island will be beneficiaries of $3,691 from the Regional District of Nanaimo.
Regional district directors gave committee of the whole approval to District 68 grant-in-aid at its June 9 meeting, with the Gabriola Softball Association set to receive $1,250 for the purchase of a fibre base for a Rollo McClay Park playground.
The Gabriola Arts Council will receive $900 for the Gabriola Theatre Festival lighting rental. People for a Healthy Community on Gabriola Society will see $800 for transportation assistance and the Scouts Canada First Gabriola Scouts Group will use $741 for library books.
The motion will need final approval at the regional district’s June 23 regular board meeting.