News

Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Initiatives Funding Vote

Voters in Nakusp were out in droves on Sunday to vote for in the Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives vote. -
Voters in Nakusp were out in droves on Sunday to vote for in the Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives vote.
— image credit:

It was a great community day in Nakusp this past Sunday.

Close to 500 people came out to cast a vote in the Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Initiatives funding vote.

In total there were funding requests for approximately $173,600 from a total available funding of $161,500.

That meant the 471 people who came out to vote, were able to give great news to most, if not all, of the groups involved.

At the end of count, most projects had been fully funding. The exceptions were the Beaton Arms Cross, who will receive $3,034 out of the $4,850 requested and The Arrow Lakes Ridge Riders will receive $20,000 of the $30,000 requested. KBRH health Foundation did not receive the requested $500.

“It was a great day with a wonderful turnout and a wonderful social event with community viewing the project displays and meeting friends and neighbours,” said Mayor Karen Hamling.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Remembering a fine gentleman
 
New Technology alters winter tire requirements
 
Woman charged with concealing infants
Tips for the Elk Valley Outdoor Enthusiasts
 
Grand reopening for the thrift shop
 
Andrew Zwicker
SHSS students perform Les Miserables
 
School District shifts major asset
 
Security stepped up in B.C. after attacks in Ottawa

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.