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Area recreation groups receive grants from regional district

Grants go to a variety of Oceanside youth and adult organizations

The Regional District of Nanaimo has approved a number of grants to recreation groups in the area.

Included in these is $1,090 for the Arrowsmith Community Enhancement Society’s youth sports and arts program; $1,500 for the 893 Beaufort Squadron Air Cadets; $880 for the Girls’ Resiliance Program at Ballenas Secondary School; $2,000 for District 69 Minor Softball; $1,500 for the Oceanside Baseball Association and $500 for the Ravensong Waterdances Synchro Club.


As well, the RDN approved $743 for the Arrowsmith Community Enhancement Society, $1,000 for the Bowser Tennis Club, $1,200 for the Errington Co-op Preschool, $1,100 for the Errington Therapeutic Riding Association, $1,200 for the Nanoose Place Children’s Playgroup, $349 for Oceanside Building Learning Together, $1,250 for Parksville Adult Badminton and $1,210 for Vancouver Island Opera. — News Staff