MP Jim Eglinski Congratulates Local Communities – January 20, 2017

OTTAWA:  Jim Eglinski, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead is pleased to congratulate the local communities of Seba Beach, Darwell, Rocky Mountain House and Hinton, for receiving a total of $1,311,059 through the Government of Canada’s ‘Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program’ and ‘Canada Cultural Spaces Fund’.

Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (Department of Western Economic Diversification Canada)

Organization Project Location Federal
Camp Health, Hope and Happiness Society Upgrade Camp He Ho Ha Seba Beach, Alberta $117,459
Darwell and District  Agricultural Society Upgrade two baseball diamonds Darwell, Alberta $20,600
Rocky Curling Club Upgrade the Rocky Curling Club Rocky Mountain House, Alberta $150,000
The Hinton Nordic Skiers Upgrade outdoor trail lighting at the Hinton Nordic Centre Hinton, Alberta $23,000


Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (Department of Canadian Heritage)

Organization Project Location Federal
Town of Hinton Hinton Arts Venue Renovation Hinton, Alberta $1,000,000

“I want to personally congratulate the local organizers of these communities who worked hard in putting in the time and effort in obtaining this invaluable funding for their local projects.  These announcements will enhance the needs of our communities now and in the future”, concluded MP Eglinski.

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