Burns Lake Rotary Club Cemetery Upgrade

Recipient: Village of Burns Lake
Amount: 4700
Date: 2016-05-04
Areas: Burns Lake and Southside
Sectors: Tourism
Strategy: Tourism-Recreational Infrastructure
Description: With this funding, the Burns Lake Rotary Club will restore and promote two famous historical people buried in the Burns Lake Cemetery. NKDF funding will specifically be used to develop and install a bronze plaque in the shed with a historical write up on both men (Barney Mulvaney and Herbert James Atkinson aka Buckskin Jim) and a description of where they are buried in the cemetery, as well as purchase and install a headstone for each grave.

The Nechako Kitamaat Development Fund Society came to our aid and assisted us with the cost of installing a fire suppression sprinkler system in one of our seniors’ housing complexes in Burns Lake. The funds...

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