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Grants given to community groups

Almost $24,000 will be divided between 13 local community groups from the District of Kent's Grant in Aid 2012 fund.

Council approved the grants in a January 30 special meeting that was open to the public. The total available to be given was $25,000. A motion to increase the budget by a further $2,000 was defeated, when opposed by Councillors Lorne Fisher, Holger Schwichtenberg and Darcy Striker.

The following amounts were approved within the Grant in Aid 2012 Budget: 1st Agassiz Scouts,  $500: Agassiz Farm Fresh Market, $1,200; Agassiz Harrison Community Services, $3,500; Agassiz Harrison Mills Circle Farm Tour, $2,240; Agassiz Monday Painters, $290; Agassiz-Harrison Aquanauts, $2,760; Agassiz-Harrison Community Drivers Program, $1,500; Harrison Mills Community Club, $1,260; Kent Harrison Search and Rescue, $5,900; Kent-Harrison Emergency Social Services, $750; Kent-Harrison Foundation, $2,000; Kilby Historic Site, $2,000 and the Royal Canadian Legion $65.

The total amount given was $23,965.

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