Volunteers are currently raising funds to make the Ingham Arts and Culture Centre a reality.

Downtown Creston arts centre project in semifinal round of Aviva fund competition

Web Lead

The Ingham Arts and Culture Centre has made it through to the semifinal round of voting in the annual Aviva Community fund competition, which sees Canadian ideas brought to life with a share of the $1 million fund.

The Friends of the Ingham Arts and Culture Centre Society have applied for a medium ($50,000-100,000) budget to help renovate the centre, which may include a teen centre, a multimedia area for community radio, video, new media and digital artistry, and a performance area for dance, community theater and band.

“There is no one place in the valley where all these groups can come together and work together for the benefit of the community,” says the society’s overview. “United by this common hub, these groups will develop a deeper sense of co-operation, pride, vision and strength that builds a greater community for all its residents.”

Voting begins at www.avivacommunityfund.org on Dec. 2.



Just Posted

BC BUDGET: New spaces a step to universal child care

Fees reduced for licensed daycare operators

BC BUDGET: NDP cracks down on speculators, hidden ownership

Foreign buyers’ tax extended to Fraser Valley, Okanagan, Vancouver Island

BC BUDGET: Payroll tax replaces medical premiums

Health spending to increase $1.5 billion for drugs, primary care teams

CEC closure seems final

SD. 8 administrators and trustees offered no hope that the Creston Education Centre could remain open after June.

Radium man seeks Conservative Party federal nomination

Radium lawyer and businessman Dale Shudra has become the fourth candidate to… Continue reading

VIDEO: Top 10 B.C. budget highlights

The NDP is focusing on childcare, affordable housing and speeding up the elimination of MSP premiums

Video: B.C. firefighters featured in quirky video

Oliver Fire Department posts video about their B.C. volunteer firefighter spring training seminar

OLYMPIC ROUNDUP: Two more medals push Canada into second place

A gold in ski cross and a bronze in bobsleigh as men’s hockey advances to the semis

Trudeau reiterates denial of Sikh separatists in cabinet, condemns extremism

“We will always stand against violent extremism, but we understand that diversity of views is one of the great strengths of Canada.”

Canada wins gold in men’s ski cross

Leman earns redemption with ski cross gold; Homan out early

Trump says more must be done to protect children

In a tweet Tuesday night, Trump indicated he wants to strengthen the background check system, but offered no specifics.

Evangelist Billy Graham has died at 99

Graham died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, North Carolina.

Canadians capture bronze in women’s bobsled event

Canadians Humphries, George take bronze in women’s bobsled event at Olympics

Most Read