TOWN OF TORBAY TO LAUNCH NEW CAPITAL CAMPAIGN TO RAISE FUNDS FOR
NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART COMMUNITY CENTRE
When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
Where: Jack Byrne Arena, 7 Kennedy’s Lane, Torbay, NL
What: Press Conference
Who: Scott Stirling, Honorary Chair; Brian Groves, Campaign Chair; Mayor Craig Scott and Representatives of the Council of the Town of Torbay and surrounding municipalities, members of the business community and residents.
Background: Situated right on the Atlantic Ocean, the Town of Torbay offers breathtaking coastal views in a picturesque, rural setting. With a population of 7,900, the town is a vibrant, evolving community with a long and colourful history that dates back to the 1500s. The Torbay Common Get it on the go Capital Campaign will raise $1.5 million in private sector funds to support the construction of a new $8.9 million, 22,000 sq. ft. community centre in the Town of Torbay. The facility will serve communities in the Northeast Avalon with a population of approximately 18,000 and will be a common ground for young and old alike, providing opportunity for recreational, social and cultural activities that will benefit the town and the NE Avalon region for generations to come.
Please join us as for the official campaign launch Press Conference on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., at the Jack Byrne Arena, Torbay, NL. Members of the media are invited to attend; interviews can be arranged upon request.
Please direct media inquiries to:
(709) 682-2682 (709) 753-0794