RBC donates $10,000 to the Greater Saint John Field House / by Bill MacMackin

The Greater Saint John Field House Project is pleased to announce another donation this time from the RBC Foundation who have committed $10,000 to the project.

Tom Gribbons VP and Branch Manager, RBC Dominion Securities, Bill MacMackin - President of Greater SJ Field House & Joanne McDermott, Mortgage Specialist, RBC Royal Bank

Tom Gribbons VP and Branch Manager, RBC Dominion Securities, Bill MacMackin - President of Greater SJ Field House & Joanne McDermott, Mortgage Specialist, RBC Royal Bank

“We are very pleased to support the Saint John community with this important project,” said Tom Gribbons of RBC Dominion Securities. “The Saint John area is my home, and the field house will help in making our region an even better place for people to live and work.”

The field house project will feature two turf pitches for field sports, a running track, a community centre and multi-purpose space for the community to use. The project which totals over $25 Million has now hit the $23 Million mark of confirmed funding.

“We are thrilled to welcome the RBC Foundation to our donor family and thank them for supporting this important project in Saint John. Their donation takes us a few steps closer to our goal which is to have the facility fully funded and under construction by this fall,” says Bill MacMackin, Project Leader.

Phase one involves the construction of all the field house components plus some site improvements for the Exhibition Park property is expected to begin in late 2017 and be open for use in the fall of 2019.