Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Justice Grants Awarded

Bridgewater and Chester are among the communities receiving grants from the Department of Justice for projects aimed at reducing and preventing crime. In total, 80-thousand dollars is being distributed to 35 organizations by the Department of Justice to support crime prevention and reduction in the province. The majority of projects are aimed at young people. Bridgewater Police Service will receive, $5 thousand dollars, Bridgewater Senior Safety gets $3 thousand, while the
Chester Art Centre Association,also receives $3,300 dollars. The funding will help pay for events, activities and equipment that give Nova Scotians an opportunity to participate in community programs.