Salmon Arm (Adams Lake Indian Band)
BCLC is proud to give back to the citizens of B.C. and help communities grow. Revenue generated by gambling goes back to the Province of B.C. and is distributed in a variety of ways, including to communities through Host Local Government payments and the Province of B.C.’s Community Gaming Grants program.
In 2021/22, Chances Salmon Arm contributed to the Salmon Arm (Adams Lake Indian Band) community and economy in a variety of ways. Here are just a few.
Salmon Arm Folk Music Society
In 2021, the Salmon Arm Folk Music Society (SAFMS) received $45,000 from the Province of B.C.’s Community Gaming Grants program. The SAFMS has been bringing people together for music and culture for over 30 years while staying true to their vision statement of “Celebrate Together” throughout. They are responsible for the leading B.C. music festival, ROOTSandBLUES, which brings music lovers of all ages and backgrounds together to express themselves.
The grant allowed SAFMS to continue supporting the programming of the annual ROOTSandBLUES festival. The annual festival continues to enrich the community of Salmon Arm with entertainment and culture each year.
Salmon Arm Paws Rescue Society
Shuswap Paws Rescue Society is a volunteer-run rescue group helping the most vulnerable of cats and dogs in the Shuswap region. Chances Salmon Arm’s donation of over $2,500 helped the Shuswap Paws Rescue Society find temporary and permanent homes for dozens of rescued animals.
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Through their Found Money program, Chances Salmon Arm was able to support the Shuswap Hospital Foundation with a donation of over $2,500 to help fund vital patient care equipment for Shuswap Lake General Hospital, such as their new Sonosite Ultrasound in the ICU.
Community Impact Report 2021
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