Houston ACT sponsors local grants

The Houston ACT (Action Changes Things) is distributing $15,000 in grants to local groups in support of health related projects.

Houston ACT (Action Changes Things) is a preventative health group that promotes active living in the community. See houstonact.ca

Houston ACT (Action Changes Things) is a preventative health group that promotes active living in the community. See houstonact.ca

The Houston ACT (Action Changes Things) is distributing  $15,000 in grants to local groups in support of health related projects.

Any group or organization can apply for up to $3,000 for initiatives or projects to promote healthy living.

“It’s an exciting opportunity for local groups to get funding,” said Dawn Potvin, ACT co-lead.

The funding is from a Partnering to Imagine Local Capacity Building Grant from Northern Health. See page 7 for more.

ACT is also planning an event for Dec. 4 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of hockey in Canada.

Winterfest is also being planned for the Family Day weekend Feb. 7 to 9. It will have activities running the week prior to Family Day, a Friday nightevent kickoff, and a three day weekend packed with activities for families. Anyone wanting to be involved can contact Dawn at 250-845-1291 or Sally at 250-845-9321. See HoustonACT.ca for more.