Wachiay centre hosts Community Gaming Grants Information Session

The Wachiay Friendship Centre will host a Community Gaming Grants Information Session for non-profits Sept. 27.

The Wachiay Friendship Centre will host a Community Gaming Grants Information Session for non-profits Sept. 27.

The information session will run from 9:30 to 11 a.m., followed by a question and answer session until noon, at the Wachiay Friendship Centre at 1625B McPhee Ave. in Courtenay.

Staff from the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres — Aboriginal Gaming Support Program will be presenting during the session, which is being presented with financial support from the provincial government. They will share application guidelines, talk about the review and approval process and discuss your project idea and organization capacity to access this fund.

The Community Gaming Grant fund is meant to enrich and enhance communities by funding programs that provide direct services to the community and are responsive to that community’s needs and issues.

Seats are limited to the first 24 registrants, and they may be restricted to one per organization. To register, send an e-mail with your name, organization and contact information to roger@wachiay.com.

— Wachiay Friendship Centre