The Greater Saint John Field House Project, continues to make real progress in its fund raising. They are very pleased to announce that Bird Construction has made a significant cash contribution of $25,000 towards the construction.
The field house project requires that half of the $24 Million required, be generated from the community and City funding with provincial funding, and federal funding making up the other half. This latest donation increases that community commitment which is approach $10.4 million.
“Bird Construction is pleased to support the field house project and the Saint John community with this donation,” said Durck deWinter, Senior VP of Bird. “We live and work in this region employing over 200 people in the Atlantic District. We know that the Field House will play an important role in providing improved recreation and wellness opportunities for people from all over southern NB.”
“This latest donation shows once again that businesses in our community want to support the development of this field house facility,” says Bill MacMackin, Project leaders. Campaign volunteer, Styve Dumouchel also noted, “Bird managers are from here and know how much we need improved sports, recreation, and wellness facilities in this region. They were very keen to support this project as this generous contribution shows. We are very proud to add them to our donor list.”