Recreation Centre Retrofit

Recipient: Kitamaat Village Council
Amount: 100000
Date: 2009-07-21
Areas: Kitamaat
Sectors: Community Infrastructure
Strategy: Tourism-Recreational Infrastructure
Description: Kitamaat Village Council will use this funding to assist with making improvements to the Recreation Centre including replacement of the boiler, repairs to the kitchen, replacing the toilet, putting down new flooring in the main entrance, and enhancement of the main entrance. Built 35 years ago, the recreation building is a main hub of activities in the Village, used as a gymnasium for the school, by the elders walking club, basketball tournaments, workshops, fest hall and other cultural gatherings such as Gathering of Nations, weddings, and community meetings. The purpose of this retrofit is to reduce fuel costs and conserve the amount of energy required to keep it functional.

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