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For Immediate Release September 20th, 2013 Battlefords River Valley Funding The Battlefords River Valley has received a...

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For Immediate Release September 20th, 2013

Battlefords River Valley Funding The Battlefords River Valley has received an $83,000.00 financial boost from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport. The Battlefords River Valley is one of seven urban park areas provided with annual grant funding administered through the provincial government. Battlefords MLA Herb Cox presented the cheque to the Mayors of North Battleford and Battleford on behalf of The Honourable Kevin Doherty Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport.

L-R: Jackie Starling, representing the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport; Tim Yeaman, City of NB Parks Foreman; Donna Challis, Chair Battlefords River Valley Committee; Ian Hamilton, Mayor of North Battleford; Herb Cox, Battlefords MLA; Derek Mahon, Mayor of Battleford; Randy Redding, Superintendant of Parks and Recreation, Town of Battleford

The funding is established by the terms of the agreements signed between the province, City of North Battleford and Town of Battleford in March of 2007. It is being allocated toward continued maintenance of trails in the Battlefords River Valley as well as upgrades to infrastructure. For more information: Ian Hamilton, North Battleford Mayor, 306-445-1728 Derek Mahon, Town of Battleford Mayor, 306-937-6200 Mike Halstead, Marketing & Communications, 306-445-1710