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CFI announces community trust


Over the weekend Lindsay Gorrill, President and CEO of Canada Fluorspar Inc. (CFI) announced the creation of the CFI Community Trust.

Gorrill made the announcement during the opening ceremonies for St. Lawrence Day at the soccer pitch in St. Lawrence.

“We wanted to set up an independent community trust to help out the community,” he explained. “Working with Mayor Paul Pike, and the town council we came up with a way to set up a separate community trust.”

He added, “that trust will have member from Canada Fluorspar, a member of the town council and a member of the community, to decide what to invest in.”

Heather Clarke (CFI) along with Counc. Edgar Cull and community representative Aubrey Farrell make up the fund's board of trustees.

The company committed $200,000 to the fund, which will be used for community initiatives that meet the criteria.

“It is basically open to anything that helps out the community,” said Gorrill. “The trustees will make the decision.”

During St. Lawrence Day event, the company also announced it would be contributing $48,000 toward renovations to the St. Lawrence Community Recreation Centre.

The centre is currently undergoing $615,000 in upgrades. The renovations include roof replacement, new electrical, installation of acoustic panels and a new sound system, as well as repairs to the exterior.

The company also unveiled the new score clock for the field.  

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Gorrill made the announcement during the opening ceremonies for St. Lawrence Day at the soccer pitch in St. Lawrence.

“We wanted to set up an independent community trust to help out the community,” he explained. “Working with Mayor Paul Pike, and the town council we came up with a way to set up a separate community trust.”

He added, “that trust will have member from Canada Fluorspar, a member of the town council and a member of the community, to decide what to invest in.”

Heather Clarke (CFI) along with Counc. Edgar Cull and community representative Aubrey Farrell make up the fund's board of trustees.

The company committed $200,000 to the fund, which will be used for community initiatives that meet the criteria.

“It is basically open to anything that helps out the community,” said Gorrill. “The trustees will make the decision.”

During St. Lawrence Day event, the company also announced it would be contributing $48,000 toward renovations to the St. Lawrence Community Recreation Centre.

The centre is currently undergoing $615,000 in upgrades. The renovations include roof replacement, new electrical, installation of acoustic panels and a new sound system, as well as repairs to the exterior.

The company also unveiled the new score clock for the field.  

colin.farrell@tc.tc

@Colin_TCMedia

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