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A large crowd was on hand at the Brigden Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall on Friday, June 9th to celebrate the culmination of the Moore Agricultural Society’s Generator Project and the official designation of the building as an “Emergency Warming and Cooling Centre.” The facility will now provide a safe shelter for residents in times of emergency, such as sustained power outages and natural disasters. The total cost of the project was $134,287, which included $88,500 in funding from seven generous donors: Clean Harbors, Enbridge, Farm Credit Canada, Moore Community Foundation, Pembina, Shell Canada Ltd. and St. Clair Township. Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey was on hand to congratulate the Moore Agricultural Society and its volunteers, along with the committed financial supporters, in bringing the project to fruition.
Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey talks with St. Clair Township Deputy Mayor Peter Gilliland during the Moore Agricultural Society’s Community BBQ on Friday, June 9th recognizing the completion of the Generator Project at the Brigden Fairground’s Exhibition Hall. An extensive photo display of the society’s history was featured at the event, which attracted a large number of guests.