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Seniors grant cash arrives in Alberni

Ralph Sultan, right, Liberal minister of state for seniors hands Port Alberni Mayor John Douglas an AgeFriendly BC cheque for $20,000 at the conclusion of Sunday’s centennial celebrations.  - SUSAN QUINN/Alberni Valley News
Ralph Sultan, right, Liberal minister of state for seniors hands Port Alberni Mayor John Douglas an AgeFriendly BC cheque for $20,000 at the conclusion of Sunday’s centennial celebrations.
— image credit: SUSAN QUINN/Alberni Valley News

Port Alberni seniors will benefit from a $20,000 age-friendly grant to help create programs or tools that address the needs of the city’s older residents.

“This year’s grant recipients have recognized the importance of ensuring that communities and businesses meet the needs of residents of all ages,” said Minister of State for Seniors Ralph Sultan, who presented a cheque to Mayor John Douglas on Sunday.

The City of Port Alberni will lead development of an age-friendly plan for the Alberni Valley through a study.

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