At their meeting last night Flin Flon City Council approved requests for municipal funding assistance. They approved 1175 dollars for the Flinty Boardwalk Committee for Boardwalk maintenance, 1000 dollars to the Fireworks Committee for the Canada Day fireworks display and security, 1000 dollars to the Flin Flon Friendship Centre for the National Indigenous Peoples Day celebration, and 800 dollars in kind for the Flin Flon Arts Council to cover the rent of the Community Hall for Culture Days. A request from the Phantom Lake Soccer Club to partner with the City to develop a trailer style washroom at Foster Park was referred to Administration for more information.
Councilor Ken Pawlachuk reported he attended the graduation yesterday for the first LPN class at University College of the North here in Flin Flon with eight graduates honored. He says another course will start in the fall with fourteen people attending.
Councilor Karen MacKinnon urged everyone to take part in the upcoming Trout Festival and Canada Day events with Mayor Cal Huntley emphasizing the opening ceremony and barbeque on Friday June 28th from 11:30 to 1:30 hosted by the City, Hudbay and the Chamber of Commerce.