Over $17,000 donated to new recreational and cultural programs in Lacombe – LacombeOnline.com

The Town of Lacombe has awarded seven new funding programs under its 2022 Recreation and Culture Grant Program. The grant is awarded to initiatives that improve the quality of life for residents through recreation or culture. .

“The City is pleased to partner with community organizations to provide opportunities for residents to enjoy recreational and cultural experiences in supportive physical and social environments,” said Community Development Manager Sandi Stewart. “The approved projects will benefit many members of our community. People with dementia can become mentally and physically active. Families in the community can enjoy spending time together. Programs encourage teens to be active, promoting free and inclusive recreational opportunities. Plus, anyone can learn about local Indigenous history and cultural practices through the new Historical Society program.

Here is an overview of the destination of the funds:

  • $1,000 to the Lacombe & District Rikubetsu Friendship Society for its Japanese calligraphy and tea cultural experience program.
  • $1,600 for the Lacombe Performing Arts Center’s Family Dance program and $1,250 for the Music for People with Dementia program.
  • $1,500 for Wolf Creek Primary Care Network’s Community Gardening for Dementia program.
  • $2,500 for the Lacombe and District Family and Community Support Services Teen Day Trip Program.
  • $1,665 for the Lacombe Athletic Park Association’s 12-17-Ultimate Frisbee Club at ME Global Athletic Park.
  • $7,500 for Lacombe and District Historical Society’s community Aboriginal history programs.

The grant applications that were reviewed totaled $26,946.80. In total, the program has awarded $17,015, which means there is $2,985 that can still be requested. For more information on how you can apply, click here.

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