Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Christmas Festival Funding

The federal government is getting in the festive mood by providing forty seven hundred dollars in funding for the annual "New Ross Christmas Festival".
The region's main industry growing and exporting Christmas trees and festival celebrates that with live entertainment, workshops and artisan exhibits.

M-P Gerald Keddy and Minister James Moore made the announcement this morning.

Moore says the event is a fun and festive way to boost the local economy while bringing the community together.

The contribution is provided through the "Building Communities through Arts and Heritage" fund.

The festival gets underway on December 3rd.