Cawston Community Hall gets facelift

Extensive renovations to the Cawston Community Hall haven't been easy.

A dance at the Cawston Community Hall.

A dance at the Cawston Community Hall.

Cawston Community Hall’s much-needed renovations have met challenges along the way.

The “cobbled” structure of the building, which is a combination of the original hall and dance floor, an old elementary school and a meeting room, has been difficult to renovate.

Still, the community hall is looking better with a $8,600 grant from the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan.

Heating and insulation upgrades in the Women’s institute Room have kept the wind and cold at bay for yoga classes and other community activities.

The Lower Similkameen Indian Band has had its say in the renovations.

Members of band have been major users and a principle supporter to the Cawston Community Hall. In September the LSIB council received a delegation from the Cawston Community Hall Society to take their suggestions on improvements.

The next project is a plumbing re-fit and renovation of the washroom facilities. Kitchen upgrades and a covered patio will follow.