Grants for groups
The Bras d'Or Seniors and Pensioners Club is among a number of community groups that will receive provincial government grants in the coming weeks.
The grant money will come from Nova Scotia Communities, Culture and Heritage, according to Victoria-the Lakes MLA Pam Eyking.
The Bras d'Or club will receive $15,650 to assist with ongoing renovations to its building. Future work will include improve- ments to the washrooms, a new floor and upgrades to the kitchen. The weekly card games will resume once the renovations are complete.
Ski Cape Smokey will receive $8,000 in support of cultural events.
The Baddeck Public Library Society will receive a $5,862 to assist with the replacement of the roof on Saint Peter's and Saint John's Anglican Church, Shore Road, Baddeck, a designated heritage property, which will be used as a community venue.