County Council awarded $210,870 in operating assistance grants to 59 local organizations and groups.

The grant program provides funding to community-based volunteer groups, non-profit organizations, municipalities, schools and sports clubs that provide recreational or cultural services to County residents.

Grants were allocated to groups through the following recreation advisory boards:  

·Hythe-Demmitt-Valhalla - $29,370 

·Clairmont-Bezanson - $33,500 

·Grande Prairie & Area - $46,000 

·Beaverlodge-Elmworth-Huallen - $32,790 

·Wembley-Dimsdale-Saskatoon Lake - $31,570 

·Sexsmith-La Glace-Teepee Creek - $37,640  

Information provided by the County of Grande Prairie