May 24, 2024

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The municipality desires suggestions on the deliberate Anzac Church Memorial south of Fort McMurray.

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The Anzac Church Memorial commemorates the Willow Lake Church within the Anzac space. It was demolished in 2016 as a result of its getting older construction was deemed unsafe. Pews, stained-glass panes, a glass cross, a pump organ, a bell and a picket plaque had been saved. The church was utilized by a number of completely different faiths and its former location is undeveloped.

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The church itself was given to the group after the closure of Stoney Mountain Station in 1964. The station was a sector management station for the Royal Canadian Air Power when it opened in 1957. One in all two church buildings on the station was given to the group.

The memorial is deliberate for the gazebo park on the nook of Cheecham Drive and Stony Mountain Street. The lot of the previous church is now a park with a gazebo, backyard containers, picnic tables, benches, lighting, flag poles, walkways and parking. The footprint of the previous church is empty.

The RMWB’s web site has idea drawings of the memorial, a FAQ part in regards to the undertaking and a questionnaire about designs. A report on early suggestions compiled by the municipality’s public works division can be on-line.

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