POWELL RIVER, B.C. – The Powell River Curling Club is one of many local organizations that has received a funding boost.
The money comes from the Powell River Community Forest (PRCF) Reserve Fund. The curling club has received $150,000.
The money has been used for a new ice plant.
On November 2nd, the club held an appreciation night to thank the PRCF as well as local delegates like Powell River mayor Dave Formosa.
Other fall recipients of PRCF grants, according to Powell River council’s November 15th agenda, are:
• Powell River Paddling for Life, $10,000
• Powell River Aces Volleyball Club, $50,000
• Powell River and District United Way (Success by Six), $137,500
• Powell River Community First Aid Team Society, $40,500
• City of Powell River, $45,000
• Powell River Villa Soccer Club, $223,597
• Powell River Sports Hall of Fame Society, $39,175
• Powell River Rotary clubs, $5,500
• Powell River Chamber of Commerce, $25,000
• Powell River 100+ Women Who Care, $35,000
• Powell River Employment Program, $85,000
• Townsite Ratepayers Association, $103,250.
The grants total $799,522.