Bard to Broadway will be benefitting from the Oceanside Services Grant Program. — File photo

RDN approves recreation, community grants

The Regional District of Nanaimo has approved the fall intake of the Oceanside Services Grant Program.

The program, offered to organizations and schools in District 69, received 26 applications — 10 youth and 16 community — and has a combined value of $44,767.

The groups awarded funds from the community recreation grants include:

Arrowsmith Agricultural Association; Coombs Fair Family Day – $1,295

Arrowsmith Community Recreation Association; Coombs Candy Walk – $2,127

Arrowsmith Community Recreation Association; Food Skills for Families – $1,200

Arrowsmith Community Recreation Association; Old-fashioned Country Picnic – $1,081

Errington Cooperative Preschool; Preschool supplies – $1,500

Errington War Memorial Hall; Promotion for ongoing events – $2,000

Forward House Community Society; On the Go program funding – $1,750

Friends of Dunsmuir Park; Equipment, picnic tables – $2,500

Lions Club of Parksville; Lions Free Skate ice rental – $500

Parksville Golden Oldies Sports Association; Van-Isle Walking Soccer tournament – $2,000

Parksville Lawn Bowling Club; Lawn bowls – $2,560

Spinal Cord Injury BC; Equipment rental and event supplies – $2,500

Town of Qualicum Beach; Select Committee on Family Day; free family swim 2019 – $500

Town of Qualicum Beach; Family Day free swim 2020 – $500

Ravensong Masters Swim Club; Program costs, rental fees, coaching expenses – $1,200

Qualicum Community Education and Wellness Society; Universal Access Qualicum Beach fitness equipment – $2,500

The groups that will receive youth recreations grants include:Arrowsmith Community Recreation Association; Youth sports programs – $2,100

Arrowsmith Community Recreation Association; Youth Week Basketball tournament – $549

Bard to Broadway; Performing Arts Series – $1,210

Bard to Broadway; Youth Summer Theatre Workshop – $295

Bowser Elementary School; Outdoor recreation field trips – $2,500

Kwalikum Secondary School; Bike Club equipment – $3,500

Oceanside Community Makerspace; Promotional materials, supplies, waiving program fees – $1,750

Oceanside Minor Lacrosse Association; Pinnies; light tokens – $2,500

Oceanside Track and Field Club; Throwing equipment, computer and software – $2,500 Ravensong Aquatic Club; Training equipment – $2,150

— NEWS Staff

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