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Clem & Naomi Savoie donate $1,000 for Outdoor Basketball Court Project; Foodland customers raise additional $365

Fundraising efforts continue for the new outdoor basketball court in Blackville. Clem & Naomi Savoie of Blackville Foodland have donated $1,000 towards the project, with an additional $365 raised by Foodland customers. The Savoies wish to thank the community for their donations towards the project.

Since August 2021, the following groups/organizations have also made contributions:

Donations towards the Rec Council’s basketball court project can be made at the Blackville village office, 12 South Bartholomew Road. The office is open on Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Cheques can be made payable to the Blackville Recreation Council. E-transfers can be sent to .

A challenge has been put forth to other local businesses and individuals to support this project.

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

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