A change of heart is allowed

Editor: Thank you Rebecca for accurately reporting on our presentation to the council regarding the Lakes Artisan’s Center.


Thank you Rebecca for accurately reporting on our presentation to the council regarding the Lakes Artisan’s Center. Just for the record I did not write the presentation.

It was an cooperative affair.  A few points I would like to reiterate. We have represented 17 artists and 6 quest artists over two years, none of which could be in business on their own.

Now I have a few questions for the council and public, if the center is closed: where will local artists display their work, who will encourage and provide an easy venue for emerging artists, and where will residents go to buy a wide range of local arts and crafts?

What is the maintenance cost in terms of snow removal, heating, vandalism, if the building is closed.

I think that we are an interpretive center in showing that Burns Lake has talent and initiative.

And as for council having a change of heart.  Well a change of heart in many situations is both permissible and valuable.

Respectfully Yours,

Mrs. Paula Laurie

P.S  renting kayaks, ( an excellent idea) and collecting garbage could be seen as a business or a service to the community


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