Benzanson School Booster Club
The purpose of the Bezanson School Booster Club is to enhance the educational, cultural and recreational opportunities available to the Bezanson School Community. The MSMC aims to support Bezanson School through fundraising. Previously we have secured enough funds to install a new sounds system with extra mikes for the gymnasium, purchase new basketball, volleyball and running club uniforms, a new projector and most recently, assisted in purchasing lounge furniture for the junior high wing in our new portables!
Big Brothers Big Sisters Grande Prairie & Area
The In-School Mentoring Program provides youth with a role model and a friend within a school setting that they can to talk to and share the experiences with. For one hour a week, mentors meet with their mentee and engage in activities such as board games, crafts, sports or just hanging out on school grounds.
Camp Tamarack Association
Lottery proceeds will be used to support the 2019 Summer Camp Program. Funds will subsidize registration fees for children that cannot afford the cost, purchase craft supplies, swimming pool fees and other off site activities.
Grande Prairie & District Catholic Schools Education Foundation
Lottery proceeds will be used to enhance educational experience in our schools through special project funds and for numerous sporting expenses four our high schools. These funds will also help support scholarship funding for further education for students. The Foundation also supports the GPCSD School Projects that inspire learning, enrich teaching and nurture the spirit in the school community through volunteer groups.
Grande Prairie Gymnastics – Gymniks
Lottery proceeds will be used towards coaches training. The Grande Prairie Gymnastics Club has been a part of the Grande Prairie Community for over 40 years. Their vision is to inspire a foundation of excellence within the community.
Peace Area Riding for the Disabled Society (PARDS)
Lottery proceeds will be used for feed and health care for PARDS equine herd, therapeutic instructor salaries, continuing educations, and facility costs. Pards is committed to providing high quality Equine Assisted Therapy to Peace Country residents and to support individuals of all ages and abilities to maximize their growth and potential; physically, cognitively, behaviourally and socially.
Special Olympics – Grande Prairie
Lottery proceeds will be used for training, travel, and accommodations to send athletes to Calgary in February 2019 for the Special Olympics Winter Games. The movement’s true power lies in its ability to create change and empowerment through sports within the Special Athletes and changing attitudes within the community.