After seven years of fundraising and planning for a performing arts centre, the city of Merritt, B.C., is one step closer to achieving that goal, thanks to just-announced funding from the provincial government.
The Rural Dividend Fund, a B.C. fund for enhancing rural communities, is contributing $500,000 to the project, which is estimated to cost approximately $5 million.
“It’s very, very much appreciated,” Kurt Christopherson, the chair of the Nicola Valley Community Theatre Society told Daybreak Kamloops host Shelley Joyce.
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