Corporate sponsor signs on to support Multi-Centre

Williams Creek Gold Ltd. pledges $15,000 to support multi-centre

  • Sep. 5, 2012 10:00 a.m.

Mayor Mary Sjostrom

Williams Creek Gold Ltd. announced today it is contributing $15,000 in support of the North Cariboo Multi-Centre.

“Quesnel is a central service provider for our current and planned operations,” Williams Creek Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Michael R. Sonnenreich said.

“The North Cariboo Multi-Centre is an important part of the future of Quesnel, as a community building and as a means to attract top level employees to our business.”

“On behalf of the residents of Quesnel and the North Cariboo, I thank Williams Creek Gold Ltd. for their contribution,” Mayor Mary Sjostrom said.

“This is an exciting way to kick off our corporate fundraising efforts.”

With the contribution, a three-year funding agreement, Williams Creek Gold Ltd. will have their business name located in the Orchestra Pit in the Performing Arts Theatre.

“This is a great start to the North Cariboo Multi-Centre Corporate Fundraising program,” Cariboo Regional District Vice-Chair Ted Armstrong said.

“The donation from Williams Creek Gold Ltd. is a testament

of their dedication to the North Cariboo and its residents.”

“We are very pleased with the contribution made by Williams Creek Gold and thank them for participating in our sponsorship program,” Chair of the Corporate Fundraising Committee, Carol Pitkin noted.

“The Quesnel Community and Economic Development Corporation has been working with local and national corporations on fundraising efforts for the North Cariboo Multi-Centre and we look forward to more announcements in the future.”

Contribution packages and additional information is available by contacting April Goffic, Economic Development

Officer at 250-992-3522 or email

The North Cariboo Multi-Centre will be a modern facility designed to replace the 62-year-old arena and aging theatre infrastructure.

It will feature a 1,600 seat

NHL-sized arena, a 450-seat performing arts theatre and accompanying event and assembly area.

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