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Construction rolling along on new downtown arena

By Troy Gillard (Twitter: @Troy_Gillard)
November 17, 2016 - 4:23pm Updated: November 17, 2016 - 4:54pm

Red Deer's new downtown arena is beginning to take shape.

Crews are currently constructing foundation walls and footings, with some exterior walls expected to start going up next week. Construction will continue until fall 2018, when the new downtown arena is expected to open.

Kim Schreiner , MLA Red Deer North (left), recently presented Donna Hateley, Managing Director of the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, with a cheque for $68,700.
Kim Schreiner , MLA Red Deer North (left), recently presented Donna Hateley, Managing Director of the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, with a cheque for $68,700. Photo: Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

Sports Hall of Fame lands grant funding for expansion

By Troy Gillard (Twitter: @Troy_Gillard)
November 16, 2016 - 12:05pm

A much needed expansion of the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Red Deer will be moving ahead thanks in part to some grant funding from the province.

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