Downtown college endorsed

Committee: Project partners sign on to create a new college campus.

  • Nov. 23, 2011 11:00 a.m.

Signing ceremony: Ron Oszust

The Downtown Community Campus (DCC) project took another step forward on Wednesday, Nov. 16.

Representatives of the four project partners – Okanagan College, City of Salmon Arm, Columbia Shuswap Regional District and Salmon Arm Economic Development Society – officially signed a memorandum of understanding that signifies their intent to plan together to create a new college campus for the Shuswap.

Bill Laird, chair of the DCC committee thanked the partners for their financial contribution and commitment for this important project. Strong support was shown for the idea from the incoming council members.

Other community partners are standing by to participate in a collaborative planning process to create a vibrant central hub that drives healthy community development.

For more information, contact Margaret Hardy at or 250-833-0608.

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