The Sicamous Eagles are one of five North Okanagan-Shuswap organizations to benefit from more than $162,000 in Community Gaming Grants from the B.C. Government. The Eagles were awarded $15,000, while the Salmon Arm Minor Hockey Association netted $65,000, the North Okanagan Minor Hockey Association scored $35,000, the Salmon Arm Curling Club pockets $28,350 and the Shuswap Ringette Association gets $19,075.
The Eagles next home game is Friday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. against Fernie.
“People in the Shuswap love their winter sports, whether playing or watching as a spectator,” says MLA Greg Kyllo. “I want to thank these great local organizations for helping to keep residents engaged in these exciting activities.”