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Entranceway for "Community" Project 2018-2019

Media Release (October 2018) - Click Here

Cargill and District Community Fund Entranceway for "Community" Project

The Cargill Community Centre serves as the hub of Cargill’s community and is the primary destination for many community events.  Cargill and District Community Fund (C.D.C.F.) are proud to announce the new entrance addition for the community centre, and invite public support as we take this next step in making the centre a viable facility to meet current and future needs of Brockton’s community.

Project Background:

Over two years ago, the need became apparent to address energy inefficiency and accessibility issues.  A decision was made to replace the outdated portion of the centre with a newly constructed addition, consisting of an expanded accessible entranceway, larger meeting room, orderly cloak room, and barrier-free washrooms to create a more useful and energy efficient space.

Brockton Council approved the renovation to the Cargill Community Centre entranceway at their February 12, 2018 Council Meeting. The project is expected to cost $805,000, with the municipality committed to finance 40% of this project.

The C.D.C.F. committee strives for the betterment of the Cargill community for everyone to enjoy. The committee are fundraising the remaining $485,000 for this project.  Financial support through grants, sponsorships, and donations have raised $185,000 to date. A public campaign is being launched to raise the remaining $300,000.

Donations:

A public campaign is being launched to raise the remaining $300,000.

Donations can be dropped off, or mailed to the Municipality of Brockton, P. O. Box 68, 100 Scott Street, Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0.

Thank you in advance for your support of the entranceway for the Cargill Community Centre. Your valuable gift will make a difference!

For more information on this project, please contact the Brockton Parks and Recreation Department at 519-881-0625 or email recreation@brockton.ca  or visit the Cargill and District Fund website at www.VisitCargill.ca

RECOGNITION LEVELS DONATION AMOUNT:

Tax Receipt = All donations of $20.00 or more

Friend = $500 - $999

Supporter = $1,000 - $4,999

Provider = $5,000 - $9,999

Patron = $10,000 - $24,999

Builder = $25,000 - $49,999

Visionary = $50,000 - $100,000

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Donation Announcement:

The Cargill and District Community Fund received a $21,000 from the FCC AgriSpirit Fund!  The funds will be used to tear down the oldest section of the CCC (meeting room, washrooms, food booth and storage area) and rebuild a more useful and energy efficient space to meet the current and future needs of the facility and to enhance our rural communities. 

Individuals in the photo from L-R: Jane Lang-Mawhinney (FCC, Walkerton office), Candy Swindell-Ribey (FCC, Walkerton office), Becky Maus, Liz Fry, and Gail Lippert

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