Three more N.L. municipalities sign on for BizPaL
The towns of Greenspond, Victoria and Hant’s Harbour are the latest to join the BizPal program, Service NL Minister Perry Trimper announced in the House of Assembly Wednesday.
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