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News Release 17-06 - Arts and Culture Grants Announced

Mar 24, 2017

Williams Lake, BC – The Cariboo Regional District, City of Williams Lake and Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society (CCACS) are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 CCACS Project Grants Program. Project grants are available annually for non-profit organizations or community groups in Williams Lake and the Central Cariboo (CRD Areas D, E, and F) to support and develop arts and culture within the region.

The Cariboo Regional District and the City of Williams Lake provide funding for these grants through the Central Cariboo Arts and Culture function. A total of $25,000 in funding was available for 2017.

2017 CCACS Grant Recipients:

  • Arts on the Fly Festival Society – Safety Meeting Concert Series ($2,445)
  • Cariboo Chilcotin Child Development Centre – Uptown Art ($3,000)
  • Cariboo Friendship Society – Kukwpi7 ($2,810)
  • Cariboo Gold Dance Band – An Evening to Remember ($1,600)
  • Community Arts Council of Williams Lake – Soundscapes ($3,000)
  • Horsefly River Roundtable – Horsefly River Salmon Festival ($1,000)
  • Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin – 150 Events from WL & Cariboo Chilcotin History for Canada’s 150th Anniversary ($1,900)
  • Potato House Sustainable Community Society – Potato House Mini Mural Project ($1,000)
  • Soda Creek Indian Band (Xat’sull) – Aboriginal Day ($370)
  • Station House Studio and Gallery Society – Gallery Opening Nights with Live Music ($900)
  • Williams Lake Central Business Improvement Association – Buskers Fest ($1,000)
  • Williams Lake Community Band – Band Workshop and Evening Concert Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday ($2,150)
  • Williams Lake & District Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Centre – WORDS on Broadway (Ave) ($1,935)
  • Williams Lake Spinners, Weavers, & Fibre Artists’ Guild – Narrowgoods Weaving Workshop ($565)
  • Women’s Contact Society - #BeBoldForChangePoetry ($1,325)
For further information, please contact CCACS Executive Director Leah Selk at 778-412-9044 or email info@centralcaribooarts.com.

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