Wednesday, May 1, 2013 Release Number: 13-22

Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Grants Announced
Williams Lake, BC – The Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society (CCACS) announced today the recipients of the 2013 CCACS Grants Program. Project grants were available for non-profit organizations or community groups in Williams Lake and the Central Cariboo (CRD Areas D, E, and F) to support and develop arts and culture within the region. The funding for these grants, in the amount of $20,000, is provided by the Cariboo Regional District (Central Cariboo Arts & Culture service) and the City of Williams Lake. 2013 CCACS Grant Recipients:
Organization 150 Mile Greenbelt, Trail & Heritage Society Arts on the Fly Festival Society CMHA - Cariboo Chilcotin Cariboo Chilcotin Youth Fiddle Society Cariboo Friendship Society Cariboo Mountain Bike Consortium Cedar Point Park Board/Museum (Likely) Horsefly Historical Society Horsefly River Roundtable Likely & District Chamber of Commerce McLeese Lake Arts and Culture Initiative McLeese Lake Recreation Commission Potato House Sustainable Community Society Scout Island Nature Centre WL Central BIA WL Film Club WL Museum and Historical Society WL Pipe Band WL Spinners, Weavers & Fibre Artists' Guild Women's Contact Society Women's Contact Society Project/Event 150 Mile Old Schoolhouse Horsefly Music & Dance Festival Multiculturalism logo development Fiddler's History of Canada project House of Youth afterschool daycare - Let's Sing program Amateur Cariboo Mountain Bike Film Festival Expanding archives Digitizing photo collection Horsefly River Salmon Festival Tourism information - Chinese translation Summer Music Camp for Children Mural beautification Community Events Calendar Art in Nature, Nature in Art Alley Art project An Evening with Trevor Mack Digitizing news collection National Tartan Day Tin Whistle Workshop Workshop with master spinner Gudrun Hupfauer Williams Lake Children's Festival Contact Society Idols concert Funding $500 $1,500 $500 $500 $400 $1,000 $1,450 $1,000 $2,000 $1,000 $750 $900 $1,000 $1,700 $1,100 $500 $1,600 $300 $400 $1,500 $400

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For further Information: Shelly Burich Manager of Communications Cariboo Regional District 250-392-3351 or 1-800-665-1636 sburich@cariboord.bc.ca Ken MacInnis Communications Coordinator City of Williams Lake 250-392-8488 kmacinnis@williamslake.ca Leah Selk Coordinator Central Cariboo Arts and Culture 778-412-9044 info@centralcaribooarts.com

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