North Peace Cultural Centre submits quarterly report to Council

Must Read

Smoky Skies Bulletin issued Friday for Peace River South

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Environment Canada has issued another Smoky Skies Bulletin for Peace River South. According to Environment...

Three new cases of COVID-19 identified in Northern Health Region

VICTORIA, B.C. – Three new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Friday, bringing the total in the Northern Health...

Economic recovery plan has “next to nothing” for British Columbians, says Wilkinson

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Provincial Government released its COVID-19 economic recovery plan on Thursday, and B.C. Liberal...

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The North Peace Cultural Centre submitted their quarterly report to Fort St. John City Council on Monday.

When it comes to room usage at the Cultural Centre, the NPCC has changed their reporting, and now calculates usage on an hourly basis as opposed to on a daily basis. The Cultural Centre says they saw lower room usage during July and August last year. Because of this, they say that they have focused on summer usage, adding that there are potential opportunities to boost facility usage during those slower months that they will look at this year.

Ross deBoer, Director of Recreation & Leisure Services said that maybe they should add quarterly figures from the previous years to show comparison with the current quarter.

- Advertisement -

Spanish Language classes have been seeing high attendance. The Cultural Centre says they want to look adding other classes such as French and German.

When it comes to sponsorship and funding, the goal for sponsorship is 10. The Cultural Centre says they currently have 1 applied for and 1 received. Bell media has offered in-kind sponsorship of free advertising – not included on the KPI sponsorship sheet, but great advertising opportunity for the Centre. The Cultural Centre says the Canada 150 application has been submitted with no response yet, waiting for confirmation.

They did also receive funding from the United Way for a healthy snack program for the preschool.

The Cultural Centre is also looking at repairing roof top units. They say the tender will go out soon and the work won’t be able to be started until the spring time when the weather improves.

The Centre will also be applying for a grant in 2017 for exterior renovations.

- Advertisement -

Community Interviews with Moose FM

Subscribe to our newsletter

Get the latest news delivered to your mailbox every morning.

More Articles Like This