The Nelson Nordic Ski Club is studying the feasibility of a new ski lodge. File photo

Nordic Club granted money to study new ski lodge

The funds were doled out by the provincial government last month

The Nelson Nordic Ski Club has been awarded $10,000 to study and design a new ski lodge.

The money was part of a B.C. Rural Dividend grants announcement made by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development last month.

Nearly $700,000 in project development grants were handed out to local governments, First Nations and not-for-profit organizations.

The recipients also included

• The Kaslo Outdoor Recreation and Trails Society was awarded $10,000 to hire a trail co-ordinator

• The Village of Slocan was granted $10,000 to design a plan for improvements to the north end of Harold Street. That plan includes improvements to parking, sidewalks, landscaping, drainage and beautification.

• Silverton was awarded $10,000 to create a business plan for a co-work space with the Silverton General Store.

• The Healthy Community Society of the North Slocan Valley was granted $10,000 to hire an affordable housing expert.

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