The Rosenort Community Center is a lucky recipient of over $60,000 in grants in 2017 from varying sources. The Center's District board applied for numerous grants in 2016 and was approved for three of them.

"The funds will be used for upgrades to the Center. One of the big projects is we want to redo the floors in the Center and in the showers which has an estimated cost of $35,000. We also started to repair and add a couple ball diamonds to the exterior of the Center which need to be finished this year and we have decided to convert to lower cost lud lighting, so with all the projects the funds will defiantly be put to good use," said District Board Member Merv Dueck.

Dueck went on to say that the board has put in a lot of work applying for grants and is happy to see some funds and approvals come in.

"We received some funds last year that we will be used to put in some new elaborate fire pits into Westfield Park and the river trail needs some maintenance, we are also looking at expanding the trail this summer.

Dueck continued by saying that there is a lot of optimism in the fact that they have this money now. He noted that there are a lot of projects that have been on the back burner for to long, now finally with the money in hand it's just a matter of getting the projects completed and making sure they get done right.

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