The majority of Lottery proceeds will support other community projects in and around our region. The Swan City, Sunrise and After Five Rotary Clubs are service clubs with the guiding principles of service, fellowship, diversity, integrity, and leadership. In the 2019 operating year, all three Club’s combined supported over 60 non-profit and local charities. These organizations provide a variety of much-needed and valuable services to our community.
Proceeds support the Annual School Grant Program which enhances learning experiences for students. Funds provide items such as musical instruments, literacy programs, special needs equipment, technology and learning materials, programs and activities otherwise not funded by government.
Proceeds support families struggling financially and unable to afford extra-curricular school fees. Funds also support special projects and the GP Snack Program which provides food to all those in need.
Proceeds support the Seniors Outreach & Meals on Wheels office who provides services to over 6000 clients. Funds support essential services for seniors by offering financial and retirement advice and planning, assistance in applying for benefits and grants as well as the Meals on Wheels program which provides hot meals to clients as needed.
Proceeds support operational costs of the Troyanda Society. The society contributes to the cultural aspect of the Grande Prairie community and offers dance classes, workshops, competitions, and school programs.
Proceeds support updates and renovations to the Bezanson Community Centre. This community hub provides space for recreational and educational programs and events and hosts groups such as the 4H Club, Parents, Tots, and Seniors activities.
Proceeds support the funding of the Telus Espri app. The app provides targeted mental health resources to first responders and frontline workers. Funding will provide free access for 450 employees of AHS and EMS in the north zone so they can get the peer supports they need.
Proceeds support a variety of projects and community service initiatives.
The proceeds from Cash & Camping support Grande Prairie Gymnastics (Gymniks) in many different areas such as junior coach training and development, equipment maintenance & assisting in keeping our competitive programs affordable for our families. Gymnastics remains one of the best activities for the overall development of agility, balance, coordination, strength, and flexibility and now more than ever, we need to keep our families engaged. It is the support of Swan City Rotary and the lotteries that truly enables us to make gymnastics a reality for so many families in the community.
The Rotary Club of after Five will be using the lottery funds to support local organizations prosper and build a stronger and equal community. Some of these funds will be used to fund the Dolly Parton imagination library, and other initiatives that help boost the local programs.
CCSI – Custom Communications and Security Inc.
Pasifika Security Services Inc.
Rentco Equipment Ltd.
Country Pump Out Ltd.
Kakwa Stone & Landscaping Products