Gov­ern­ment fund­ing for recre­ation fa­cil­i­ties

The Southern Gazette - - SPORT -

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.

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