MP McLeod congratulates local organizations approved for funding under the New Horizons for Seniors Program

Kamloops (January 17, 2018): Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, congratulates seven local organizations on their successful application for funding under the New Horizons for Seniors Program. The New Horizons for Seniors Program is a federal initiative that supports seniors by providing funding for projects that are led or inspired by seniors.

Our constituency’s successful applicants and their projects are:

  • Interior Community Services – Food Centre Accessibility Renovations project, $23,884
  • Royal Canadian Legion Branch 242 – Furniture Upgrade project, $12,000
  • Royal Canadian Legion Branch 194 in Clinton – Install a Central Air Conditioner project, $9,200, and Replace Kitchen Cabinets and Countertops project, $10,710
  • Community Futures Development Corporation of Central Interior First Nations – Growing Together for Generations project, $19,214
  • Centre for Seniors Information in Kamloops – The Neighbourhood Collective Kitchen project, $24,981
  • Clinton Seniors Association – New Windows and Window Coverings project, $15,000
  • North Shore Community Centre Society – Equipment Replacement project, $25,000

“Initiatives, such as the New Horizons for Seniors Program, help to ensure that seniors maintain a high quality of life and empower seniors to remain being active and participating members of their communities,” said McLeod.

Since 2004, the program has made a significant impact in the senior community by helping seniors initiate and participate in activities that benefit the community overall.