Access Awareness Day acknowledged, recommendations approved

Cariboo Regional District board busy with numerous business items

  • Jun. 18, 2014 12:00 p.m.

CRD Briefs

Recommendations approved

The South Cariboo Joint Committee approved endorsement of a couple of recommendations:

• The agenda item summary from project co-ordinator Danielle Johnson, dated March 26, regarding a NDIT Central Cariboo Regional Development Account grant application for up to $30,000 from the New Pathways to Gold Society to improve the Gold Rush Snowmobile Trail was received.

Furthermore, the application will be supported for submission.

• The agenda item summary from Danielle Johnson, dated April 8, regarding a NDIT Regional Development Account grant application for up to $30,000 from the Lone Butte and Horse Lake Community Association to improve the Lone Butte Community Hall was received. Furthermore, the application will be supported for submission.

Access Awareness Day

The CRD board declared June 7 as Access Awareness Day throughout the Cariboo-Chilcotin.

The annual Access Awareness Day is organized by SPARC BC, which has been partnering with the provincial government to call attention to the need for greater accessibility and inclusion of citizens with disabilities.

This year’s event marks the 17th Annual Access Awareness Day and will be celebrated province-wide under the 2014 campaign of “Building Accessibility Together.”

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