Central Cariboo Arts and Culture grants approved

The Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 CCACS Project Grants Program,.

The Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 CCACS Project Grants Program, says executive director Leah Selk.

Project grants were available for non-profit organizations or community groups in Williams Lake and the Central Cariboo (CRD Areas D, E, and F). The grants support and develop arts and culture within this region.

The funding for these grants, in the amount of $25,000, is courtesy of the City of Williams Lake and the Cariboo Regional District’s Central Cariboo Arts and Culture function.

• 150 Mile House Greenbelt, Trail & Heritage Society – 150 Mile Red Schoolhouse ($2,150)

• Cariboo Chilcotin Youth Fiddle Society — Mothers’ Day Community Barn Dance ($2,000)

• Cariboo Chilcotin Child Development Centre – Uptown Art ($3,000)

• Cariboo Chilcotin Metis Association – 4th Annual Metis Jamboree ($1,200)

• Cariboo Potters Guild – Throwing Workshop with James Hibbert ($1,400)

• Community Arts Council of Williams Lake – Reflecting Diversity ($3,000)

• McLeese Lake Recreation Commission – Tourist/Farmers’ Market Centre ($3,000)

• Station House Studio & Gallery Society – Station House Express Gala ($750)

• West Coast Book Prize Society (dba BC Book Prizes) – BC Book Prizes Tour ($1,200)

• Williams Lake Indian Band – 2016 Multicultural Gathering of Nations ($3,000)

• Williams Lake Museum & Historical Society – Museum’s 25th Anniversary & Heritage Festival ($2,800)

• Women’s Contact Society — Williams Lake Children’s Festival ($1,500)

For further information contact CCACS executive director Leah Selk at 778-412-9044 or email info@centralcaribooarts.com.