By Connie Jordison
The Sunshine Coast Community Forest (SCCF) and Sechelt council awarded $100,000 in 2021 grants from the SCCF Legacy Fund on Aug. 11. Five community groups will share the money. The largest award amount of $30,000 went to the Sunshine Coast Salmonid Enhancement Society to install submersible well pumps at its Chapman Creek hatchery. …The One Straw Society was awarded $20,000 to complete construction of a “Tiny Barn” project. …Expansion of solar energy projects at the Coast’s SPCA facility located on Solar Road in Sechelt received $19,500. …Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station 12, based in Halfmoon Bay, was granted $18,500 for a retrofit of the navigation system on its rescue vessel, the Ken Moore. …A grant of $12,000 will help fund the replacement of a bridge crossing Steele Creek in Tetrahedron Park.
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