The Arrow Lakes Historical Society opened up their new office and about 80 people attended the ceremony and Katrine Conroy MLA for Kootenay West was on hand for the occasion. Also attending was Lynda Lafleur of Columbia Basin Trust who helped the Society with advise and CBT funding, Paul Peterson of RDCK made a surprise donation of $9000 to complete the funds needed to complete the addition.
Karen Marshall was in charge of the sumptuous food which was heritage oriented and beautifully displayed. Many items were gluten free as well.
Everyone was impressed with the space, the 80″ TV and furniture, shelving, desks and chairs that were paid for by a Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance grant.