PICTOU – County council approved a number of grants at their council meeting on Tuesday.
Among the list was a $7,000 operating grant for the Hector Arena.
They also gave $900 to the Pictou County Female Hockey Association for program expenses, $1,000 to the Central Caribou Cemetery, and $2,000 for upgrades to the Caribou River Community Hall.
West River Fire Department, the Salt Springs 4-H Club, the Gairloch Church Hall, Millbrook and Area Community Association, the Watervale and Area Recreation Centre, the Ladies Auxiliary in West River and LORDA all received significant grants as well.
The largest amount approved was a $10,000 grant to the Linacy Fire Department for an addition to the hall.