MULTI-PURPOSE BUILDING PROJECT
The Priddis Community Association and Multipurpose Building Committee is pleased to report on the progress of the Multipurpose Complex Project.
As residents of Priddis will have noticed the MPB Committee, in close partnership with the Priddis Panthers Hockey Association, have begun the process of the old rink rebuild. The project was divided into two phases. The hockey rink had become unsafe for users and challenging to maintain. Phase 1 will focus on rebuilding the rink with a major Thanks to the Priddis Panthers friends and families who raised approximately $90,000 to help specifically with restoration of the hockey rink. Phase 2 will focus on building a new complex to provide the community with a variety of useful and necessary spaces.
Over the course of the 2018-2019 winter the MPB Committee took part in a variety of fundraising opportunities. With the help of Jane and Cory Morgan, owners of several businesses in the hamlet, the Priddis Panthers hosted a year end wind-up party followed by the Waters Edge Annual St. Paddy’s Day party at the Priddis Hall. The day’s events pulled in over $9,000. Another huge Thank You to Jane & Cory for their continued support!
In addition to the St. Paddy’s Day fundraiser, the Multipurpose Building Committee was fortunate enough to have Priddis Panthers families devote over 500 man hours to selling 50/50 tickets at various Hitmen and Flames games this season. The last game of the season versus the Oilers, the Priddis Panthers 50/50 ticket sales set an all-time Flames record for the highest 50/50 ticket sales in Flames history of $465k. We have some amazing sales parents! A massive Thank You to Richard Gurney, one of our Panther Parents and Flames employee, who helped the Panthers secure these opportunities with the Flames Foundation.
As of today the rebuild of the rink is nearly complete. The new boards are thicker than the old ones and do not need any plywood backing. This will ensure a much longer life cycle for the new rink and will ensure that many generations of Priddis families will be able to safely enjoy the ice throughout the winter months. The next step will be to rebuild the penalty boxes and score keeper booth in the original location and building the new players benches on the north side of the rink.
The MPB Committee was able to secure a sea-can container in order to be able to safely store equipment and other items the committee requires during the rebuild project.
The committee is still considering an ATCO trailer to be used as a temporary change room until completion of Phase 2, the Multipurpose Complex. This would allow the Priddis Panthers teams to host home games and would provide a warm place for families to get changed and warm up while making use of the new and improved rink.
The MPB Committee has been steadily working on procuring grants, additional fundraising and both private and corporate donations to help with financing Phase 2.
We Thank the Priddis community at large for their support of this project. We look forward to continuing to work toward completion of this project and providing our community with the facilities we need for our ever growing and active community!
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