CBT funding for Kimberley projects

Kimberley Council approves allocation of CBT funding

Kimberley City Council has approved the 2014-2015 funding allocations from the Columbia Basin Trust, clearing the way for local organizations to received funds.

$90,414.64 in funding for Kimberley and area projects were approved for funding. They are:

BC SPCA for shelter upgrades $4,053.65

Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy – Kimberley Early Childhood Development Team – $6,571.44

Community Connections – Over the Rainbow Family Services, Breastfeeding Mamas – $1,251.01; and East Kootenay Child Care Needs Assessment Phase I – $588.11

East Kootenay PARTY program – $1,854.77

Health Arts Society – Concerts in Care – $154.77

Kimberley Arts Council Centre 64, First Saturdays – $3,238.11; and Kimberley Art Walk 2013 – $1,21.44

Kimberley Health Care Auxiliary – roof replacement – thrift shop – $11,904.77

Kimberly Nature Park Society – kiosk and signage upgrade -$204.77

Kimberley Pipe Band Society – history book of pipe band – $1,238.11

Kimberley Seniors Project Society – greenhouse – $2,488.11

Kimberley Soccer Association – Purcell Park washrooms – $9,071.44

Kimberley Trails Society – trail construction – $3,988.11

North Star Rails to Trails Society – vegetation management and slope remediation – $9,988.11

Sullivan Mine and Railway Historical Society – track upgrade – $8,821.44

Summit Community Services – Seniors wellness outreach – $13,0-12.10

Symphony of the Kootenays – concert support – $404.77

Wildsight Kimberley/Cranbrook – food sustainability – $2,407.21; and Green Building Demo project planning – $321.44