Sooke Rotary seeks community projects to fund

An EMCS track and field program, a portable sound system for the Sooke Navy League are among the proposed projects.

The Rotary Club of Sooke is on the lookout for community projects in need of support.

The next deadline for application is Oct. 15.

A list of local projects funded this year include:

– Ecole Poirier Nature Playground – $2,000

– Edward Milne Community School Society’s Play and Learn Camp – $2,000

– EMCS band program –approximately $3,000 (including $832 in previously awarded funds) for 36 band chairs

– EMCS Track & Field Program – $600 for participation fees

– Sooke Navy League – $336 for a portable sound system

– Sooke Fine Arts – $250 for paint and painting supplies for the pump house mural project

In addition, Rotarians are working together with Sooke Lions in a local humanitarian project with a matching grant of $1,000.

To apply for a community grant go online to tinyurl.com/RotarySookeForm.