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Folks flock to Castlegar ponds

Hard to imagine a more successful opening day than the BC Day event for Castlegar
Hard to imagine a more successful opening day than the BC Day event for Castlegar's Millennium Ponds on Aug. 4.
— image credit: Jim Sinclair

Castlegar's Millennium Ponds appeared to be well worth every nickle of the $1.6 million price tag, judging by the joyous crowd cooling down and having fun on August 4.

Music, vendors, dignitaries and just general community good times were the order of the day.

Superlatives were at a premium when it came to describing the new civic feature... part of the ongoing enhancements on the city's riverfront showplace.

Below: Brayden and Elizabeth are sold!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pictured below for ribbon cutting, (front from left) councillors Deb McIntosh and Sue Heaton-Sherstobitoff, standing, from left, coun. Florio Vassiliakakis, provincial Minister of Agriculture Norm Letnick, MP Alex Atamanenko, Mayor Lawrence Chernoff, MLA Katrine Conroy, councillors Kevin Chernoff, Dan Rye and Gord Turner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pictured below: Visitors from Guadalajara, Mexico – Mom Tanya with Mina (L) and Emily

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