Community Gaming Grant Funding for local Search and Rescue Society's

A number of local public safety organizations are receiving funding.

In the West Kootenay there is 185-thousand dollars in Community Gaming Grant funding going to 4 groups, including the Edgewood Volunteer Fire Department Society, the South Columbia and Rossland and District Search and Rescue Society's, and the Slocan and District Technical Rescue Society.

Other groups around the region getting funding include Kaslo and Nelson Search and Rescue, and the West Kootenay Eco Society.

More than 6.5 million dollars in provincial grants are going out around BC.