Grants provided to Gabriola community groups

NANAIMO – Regional District of Nanaimo provides more than $3,000 to Gabriola community organizations.

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.

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