Sooke council hands out sponsorship money

$2,010 in annual sponsorship funding to several non-profit organizations and events

District of Sooke council has approved $2,010 in annual sponsorship funding to several non-profit organizations and events, and another $200 for trophy and awards.

Groups receiving funding include: Sooke Lions Club, Sooke Fall Fair Society, Sooke Fine Arts Society, Sooke Community Choir, Edward Milne Comminity School grads, Sooke Firefighters’ Association, Sooke Family Resource Society, Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce, Westcoast Fly-fishers Association and the Navy League of Canada.

This year’s funding allocation is the same as last year, said acting corporate officer Tina Hansen, and is separate from the community grant program.