Provincial gaming grants awarded to five Dawson Creek groups

The non-profit group provides transportation for people with mobility issues aboard specially equipped buses.

The South Peace Child Development Society will be receiving $50,000 to continue support for children, adults and their families. 
 
The Kiwanis Arts Centre Society is the recipient of $35,000 for the operation of the community centre that hosts classes, concerts and community events.
 
The Dawson Creek Knights of Columbus have been awarded $13,000 and the Northern Lights Community Charitable Gaming Association will get $8,000.
 
"We are lucky to have organizations such as these working here in Dawson Creek," says Peace River South MLA Blair Lekstrom. "They provide many important services in our community, and I am very happy to see them receive this support from our government through the gaming grant program."

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