Officials cut the ribbon after a $500

Officials cut the ribbon after a $500

Pool gets federal funding boost

The Sam Ketcham Pool upgrade project receives $500,000 in federal funding Thursday.

  • Jul. 30, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Cariboo Regional District recreation manager Darron Campell, Area E director Byron Kemp, city councillor Laurie Walters, Area D director Steve Forseth, city councillor Ivan Bonnell, Mayor Walt Cobb and director of city recreation services Geoff Paynton cut the ribbon after learning the Sam Ketcham Pool upgrade at the Cariboo Memorial Complex is receiving $500,000 from the federal government’s Western Economic Diversification Fund.

Campbell reminded the public there will be an open house Wednesday, Aug. 5 at the complex from 3 to 6 p.m. to view the newest design for the project.