Recreation Staff Hired to Fill the Community Centre with Programs

Shortly after the new community centre opened, two fresh faces appeared on the scene, full of energy, ideas and recreation program experience to help maximize the use of this new recreational asset.  Melissa Als and Karlie Cornish-Tkalec joined the Recreation Department to co-ordinate rentals, secure external programs and eventually deliver… Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Township Breaks Ground on New Community Centre

Councillors for the Township of Cavan Monaghan were joined by representatives from the Towerhill Development, MacLennan, Jaunkaln, Miller Architects, and Aquicon Inc. and community volunteers from the CMCC fundraising committee last week to officially break ground on the construction of the new Cavan Monaghan Community Centre.  The ceremony marked the… Continue reading

Community Centre Fundraising Committee Launched

They’re off!  After several meetings, the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre Fundraising Committee is getting ready to kick off their fundraising efforts for the new community centre.   This committee is a collection of volunteers from parts of the community who have taken on the responsibility for raising the $1 million dollars… Continue reading

Volunteer Fundraising Committee Getting to Work

Last month the first volunteers for the Community Centre Fundraising Committee joined township staff to discuss the progress of the project.  Manager of Parks and Facilities Gerry Baker provided a status report.  He explained that the preliminary estimates of the revised plan incorporating changes requested by community members came in… Continue reading

Township Hires Expertise to Assist in Community Centre Development

The township has hired the services of retired City Director of Facilities and Special Projects Mary Gallop to help guide them through the process of tendering and building the proposed new Community Centre. She has joined as a member of the Technical Advisory Committee which began its work this month…. Continue reading

Council Considers Jumpstarting Community Centre Project

It seems the Community Centre Project is no longer an “if” but a “when”, and if Mayor McFadden has his way, the “when” will be sooner than later. Four of five Council members voted in favour of proceeding with a new facility with a budgeted ceiling of $15 million, so… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor

Deputy Mayor John Fallis was right in not supporting the motion to proceed with the Community Center at this time. My personal preference for future public infrastructure spending is to complete the new fire hall first. The fire hall will help to maintain lower residential insurance rates. In addition, a… Continue reading