Trout Festival President Melissa Richard told the Flin Flon and District Chamber of Commerce Tuesday they have some new people and ideas involved in the Festival. She said they want this year’s Fish Fry to be a special event on Saturday June 30th with an outdoor fish dinner starting at 6 with tickets pre-sold at 30 dollars for the dinner and social as well as a fun casino area called Casino Royale with a prize awarded and a local band for entertainment. She adds they will include a lot of entertainment in the Festival including a free family dance and activities on Main Street following the kick off on the Friday night.
In other business the Chamber will nominate the 2017 Homecoming Committee for the Manitoba Tourism Award. They will be hiring a summer student through the Canada Summer Jobs Fund. The student will be over the age of 15 and work 30 hours a week for 8 weeks at $11.50 an hour with resumes to be submitted to the Chamber office by the end of the month. The student will be a community worker helping on various community projects. Community Futures Greenstone and the Norva Centre are also hiring summer students with applications closing Friday.