On Saturday a dedicated local volunteer was added to the Wall of Honor at the Flin Flon Station Museum. Board Chair Tom Heine announced Gene Kostuchuk has been a long time resident and builder of the local community. He noted among many other things Gene was instrumental in installing the first four sided scoreboard in the Whitney Forum, building the current city campgrounds, establishing a proper tourist bureau, designing and building the Rotary Wheel, moving the Flinty statue and welcoming arch to the tourist bureau as well as the former train station. He explained realizing the importance of preserving the original CN station Gene and the Chamber of Commerce decided to undertake the ambitious project of dismantling and moving this building to its current location where it became the home of the current Flin Flon Station Museum. Heine added he was also instrumental in installing some of the infrastructure required for the exterior museum artifacts.
Kostuchuk had moved to Flin Flon from Island Falls in 1966, was a member of the Chamber of Commerce for 20 years.