District council is giving the Sooke Philharmonic Society a $5,000 funding boost for its ever-popular Philharmonic Fling!
Philharmonic Fling! is a free annual concert held in Ed MacGregor Park every summer. It operates at a loss of about $4,000 a year.
The society missed the district’s deadline for grants due to a reorganization.
Society president Kathleen Campbell said it needed a financial commitment from council so it could plan its 2016-2017 season.
Councillors decided to fund the society through the council contingency fund and not the grant budget.