The former Rev. H.J. MacDonald School was officially signed over to the Heatherton Development Culture and Wellness Association at 4pm on Thursday, July 2 2015. The official signing ceremony was held in Council Chambers at the Municipal Administration Building.
Councillor for District 7 Angus Bowie, and Association Chair Ed MacDonald provided official signatures and exchanged $1 after Municipal Clerk Treasurer, Glenn Horne shared the document with all present. Participants included legal representation for both parties and several excited members of the community.
Councillor Bowie and Mr. MacDonald, offered thanks to all who have worked tirelessly on this project since the closing of the school, and recognized the important milestone this is for the community group. While congratulatory, both recognized that there is still a great deal of work to do; but are excited to build on the existing momentum within Heatherton.