The latest round of applications approved under the Community Healthy Living Fund were announced Wednesday.
More than 100 community-based organizations received a total of $736,263.
“The Community Healthy Living Fund supports communities, community-based groups, recreation committees and organizations in their efforts to increase wellness,” said Seniors, Wellness and Social Develoment Minister Sherry Gambin-Walsh.
“It is important that we work together – government and community groups – to provide the environments and opportunities for people to pursue a healthy, active lifestyle.”
Applications for Community Healthy Living Fund grants are considered on a continuous basis and awarded four times a year. A wide range of healthy living and recreation initiatives and activities are supported.
Burin Peninsula recipients:
- Baine Harbour Recreation Committee – $2,349
Outdoor recreation committee
- Boat Harbour Recreation Committee – $5,450
Adult healthy living ($1,000)
Active community ($950)
Community living ($750)
Physical activity and healthy eating equipment ($2750)
- Town of Fortune – $2,033
Lighting upgrades for Fortune Arena
- Allied Youth Post 990 (Lawn) – $1,355
- Marystown Lions Golden Age 50+ Club – $1,820
Heat recovery ventilation unit
- Sacred Heart Academy (Marystown) – $7,500
- South East Bight local service district – $3,000
Upgrades to walking trail
- St. Bernard’s-Jacques Fontaine 50+ Club – $1,500
Physical and mental health program