Bert Church Theatre expansion gets $500k

AIRDRIE – Representatives of arts groups in Airdrie are rejoicing at the news of $500,000 in funding from the federal government for the renovations to Bert Church Theatre.

“It’s really exciting,” said Kim Cheel, president of the Nose Creek Players theatre group. “To get the support from the federal government for a rural arts project is amazing. It’s (funding) one step forward to be able to offer the opportunities we want to offer but are currently limited by space.”

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