Nalcor Energy announces capital campaign support for the Labrador Wellness Centre

August 23rd, 2017

August 23, 2017, St. John’s, NL – Nalcor Energy today announced its support and commitment for the Labrador Wellness Centre, joining other corporate supporters as the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay kicked-off its Wellness Centre capital campaign in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador.

During the event, Nalcor announced an investment of one million dollars for the community initiative. This contribution over the next four years is an opportunity for the company to give back to the central Labrador community.

“Nalcor Energy is very proud to support this exciting initiative. We have a long-running community investment program for communities in which we operate and where our employees live, and we want to ensure they reflect the priorities identified by members of the community to meet their needs today and for the future,” said John MacIsaac, Executive Vice President, Power Supply, Nalcor Energy. “We look forward to seeing this remarkable new facility become part of the local community.”

The capital campaign launch is for the first phase of the Labrador Wellness Centre. This phase will include a multi-purpose gymnasium, an aquatics centre with a competition swimming pool, a fitness centre with strength and conditioning equipment, an indoor walking/running track, community rooms and a childcare centre. The Labrador Wellness Centre will be located at the Goose Bay Town Centre. Further information about the Labrador Wellness Centre Project is available online at: http://www.labradorwellnesscentre.ca/

“I congratulate the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay and the YMCA on their perseverance in making this project a reality and look forward to being here when the facility opens its doors to the community,” added MacIsaac.

Nalcor Energy and its subsidiaries support organizations throughout Newfoundland and Labrador through financial, in-kind and volunteer support. The companies and employees have supported safety, health, youth leadership, anti-bullying and other initiatives in the community and schools throughout Labrador including Pink Day, the Heart & Stoke Foundation, Kids Eat Smart, and the Ronald McDonald House. Information about Nalcor’s community investment program is available here: https://nalcorenergy.com/community-investment/

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