Hon. Mark Eyking, P.C., M.P.
November 24, 2017
For Immediate Release
(Sydney Mines, NS): Today, Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney – Victoria, joined Clint Lettice (Centre Manager) for a walk-around of the Sydney Mines & District Community Centre to celebrate a $1,000 micro-grant toward Canada 150 Skating Day.
“I’m very pleased to see our local rinks participating in this special day of celebration and I hope to see our community get out on December 10 to enjoy some free family skating,” said Eyking.
The December 10 event will be part of Canada 150 celebrations with similar activities happening across Canada. Canadian Heritage is funding the events for this special day with micro-grants of $1,000 each to cover the cost of participant admission. Three other rinks in Sydney – Victoria have also received grants and will participate in the event: Whitney Pier Rink, Membertou Sports Complex, and Dan K. Stevens Memorial Arena.