LANGLEY – Six local organizations in Langley and Aldergrove are receiving Community Gaming Grants from the B.C. government, worth a total of $130,750. Organizations receiving grants: Rotary Club of Aldergrove -$65,000 Aldergrove Neighbourhood Services Society -$20,000 Navy League of Canada – Central Fraser Valley Branch -$6,300 Langley Meadows Community Association -$18,850 Scouts Canada-2nd Langley Mavericks -$6,600 Fraser Valley Fit Network Society -$14,000 Additional information: Community Gaming Grants allow non-profit organizations to apply for provincial gaming revenues. Last fiscal year, in
LANGLEY – Turn off your lights and unnecessary electronics with millions of Canadians in support of Earth Hour 2013 on Saturday, March 23 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. The annual global event hosted by the World Wildlife Federation (WWF) raises awareness of the importance of energy conservation. By turning off unnecessary lights and electronics for an hour, British Columbians can demonstrate how simple actions can add up to send a strong message, to create a better future for our planet.
LANGLEY – The BC Arts Council (BCAC) has approved a $34,800 grant to support arts and culture in Langley. Today MLA Rich Coleman congratulated the Langley Centennial Museum on receiving a grant from the BC Arts Council. For a list of BCAC grant recipients by community, click here. Artists and cultural organizations throughout British Columbia will share $8.36 million in the latest round of BCAC grants. The funding comes from $16.8 million provided by the B.C. government to the BCAC
LANGLEY – Rich Coleman, MLA for Fort Langley-Aldergrove is encouraging people to participate in this year’s Support Dry Grad campaign by making a donation at any BC Liquor Store. Dry Grad events are organized by parents, schools or community groups, and ensure that post-prom or post-grad ceremony events are safe and alcohol-free. Contributions by BC Liquor Store customers and staff top-up funds raised by parents, students, and teachers who work throughout the year raising money for alcohol-free grad celebrations. Last
FORT LANGLEY – Three Fort Langley non-profit organizations are benefiting from B.C. Government Community Gaming Grants totalling $44,400. The grants, distributed in December and January, will assist these organizations in their community work. The organizations are: Happy Hours Parent Participation Preschool-$6,000 Lifeline Outreach Society-$20,000 Fort Langley Child Care Society-$18,400 Additional information: Community Gaming Grants allow non-profit organizations to apply for provincial gaming revenues. Last fiscal year, 2011-2012, our government distributed a total of $135 million in gaming grants for eligible
LANGLEY – Langley has received $71,700 in Community Gaming Grants from the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. The organizations are: Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary – $7,700 Alano Club of Langley – $13,000 Langley Community Services Society – $51,000 Additional Information: Community Gaming Grants allow non-profit organizations to apply for provincial gaming revenues. Last fiscal year, in 2011/12, government distributed a total of $135 million in gaming grants for eligible community programs and services. About 5,300 community groups benefited
LANGLEY – The B.C. government is helping to build the local economy of Langley with Hosting BC funding for localNORCECA Continental Championships announced by Rich Colemantoday. Volleyball BC will receive $7,500in funding through Hosting BC. The event will be held at the Langley Events Centre in August, 2013. Quick facts: Hosting BC funds competitive level events that support long-term athlete development plans for B.C.’s Provincial Sport Organizations. Grants typically range from $3,000 to $15,000 depending on the level of competition
LANGLEY – Two Langley residents are recipients of BC Housing education awards that will help them further their education, achieve goals and improve their lives. Joelle Dobin, a 35-year-old single mother, will be using her $1,000 Kinloch Education Award toward her tuition at Kwantlen Polytechnic University to gain her bachelor of psychiatric nursing. Rae-Lynne Dicks is also the recipient of a $1,000 Kinloch Education Award and will be using it toward her masters’ in criminal justice at the University of
ALDERGROVE –Aldergrove’s Community One on One Tutoring Program, facilitated by Kwantlen Polytechnic University will receive $29,865 this fiscal year to support their adult literacy program. Adult learners around the region will get help to improve their literacy and numeracy skills, and advance their education and career goals thanks to government funding for the Community Adult Literacy Program (CALP). Our government is providing $2.4 million to support 68 community-based adult literacy projects in 2012-2013, benefitting close to 6,400 British Columbians.