By Andru McCracken

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Seven organizations have pitched projects totalling roughly $200,000 for a wide array of projects, including for a new beer garden building at the sportsplex (for $64,000), phase 5 of the Valemount Bike Park ($55,000), A fenced playground space for the Canoe Valley Community Association ($11,500), upgrading rooms at the Golden Years Lodge ($8,000), a mental wellness presentation ($8,500), a marketing project for the Valemount College ($32,000) and the upgrade of television rebroadcast equipment for the Valemount Entertainment Society ($20,000).

In all, almost half a million dollars is available: $485,811.12.

A meeting Thursday night (5pm at the Valemount Secondary School) determined which projects have public support, one of the conditions of funding.