The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority has announced more than 700 groups and organizations focused on strengthening Saskatchewan communities are receiving approximately 1.3 million dollars from their charitable gaming grant program.
Organizations in Creighton receive a total of 15,693 dollars with 248 dollars going to the Creighton Community Center, 10,977 to the Creighton Lodge Trust and 4468 to the Flin Flon Motorcyclists Association. In Denare Beach their Recreation Board receives just over 54 dollars.
These quarterly grants area based on a percentage of net proceeds raised through licensed charitable gaming activities such as bingos, raffles and break open tickets. Charitable gaming reports submitted by groups are used by the Authority to automatically calculate grant amounts.