Government funding for recreation facilities
Five communities in Grand Bank District have been approved for provincial government Community Enhance- ment Program (CEEP).
MHA Darin King announced $211,148 had been secured to provide upgrades to recreation facilities in Point May, Fortune, Lord’s Cove, St. Lawrence and Point aux Gaul.
The Town of St. Lawrence has received $54,771, providing employment for 14 individuals. Funding will allow for the completion of the Seniors’ Walking Trail, upgrades to soccer facilities the Curling Club.
Point May Recreation Committee will receive $47,204 to provide work for 10 individuals. Funding will be used for renovations and upgrades to the Community Center, sodding around the Multipurpose Court and upgrades to the Softball Field.
Fortune ATV Association was awarded $74,912 to offer employment for 16 individuals. Funding will go toward upgrades and extension of the North West Trail, the Grassy Patch Trail and the Horse brook Walking Trail.
Lord’s Cove Recreation Committee has received $13,290 to provide employment for three individuals. Funding will allow for installation of new equipment and upgrade the playground.
Point au Gaul Community Council will receive $20,772 that will provide employment for four individuals. Funding will be used to carry out upgrades to the playground.