Local Organizations Receive WLD Legacy Funds

The Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce through the World’s Largest Dinosaur Legacy Fund presented funds to four local organizations on Wednesday, October 18. A total of $12,000 was handed out by Chamber of Commerce President, Brock Harrington.

The Canadian Badlands Aquatic Club received $3,000 towards starting blocks at the Drumheller Aquaplex. The Dinosaur Valley Heritage Society received $3,000 for phase two of their roofing project at the East Coulee School Museum. Also receiving $3,000 was the Drumheller Minor Ball Association for diamond refurbishment and a batting cage.  In addition, the Drumheller Pioneer Trail Society received $3,000 for exterior signage at their location in downtown Drumheller. Representatives from all organizations were present at the Chamber of Commerce’s General Meeting on Wednesday to accept the funding.

The World’s Largest Dinosaur Legacy Fund invests a portion of funds generated by the World’s Largest Dinosaur attraction and giftshop to enhance and enrich community economic development initiatives in the Drumheller region. To date the Legacy Fund has contributed over $617,000 to an array of worthy community group projects. The next application deadline for capital projects less than $3,000 will be March 1, 2018.

For more information, please contact:

Heather Bitz

Executive Director

Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce