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Keeseekoose Health Centre Opens

Danny Musqua

At the dedication of the Keeseekoose Health Centre Elder Thomas Strongquill officially opened the Centre for service by cutting the ribbon.

The speakers for the day's events were: Chief Albert Musqua, who thanked everybody for their participation and interest. CHR Mavis Kakakaway spoke on the advantages of services the centre would bring into the community. Public Health Nurse, Charlotte Swedburg also spoke on how much more will be done through the Centre.

Carl Service, architect for the building also spoke to group who were present.

Many thanks to William Straightnose for the wonderful job he did as M.C.

Environmental officer, Ron Watkins from Health and Welfare Canada, praised the communities efforts in acquiring the centre for services urgently needed. He presented a plaque for the community to the Chief on behalf of Health and Welfare Canada.

Keesekoose Health Centre
Keesekoose Health Centre

Official opening of the Health Centre
Elder Thomas Strongquill (Left) officially opens the Health centre. (L-R): Elder Robert Quewezance, Elder Thomas Strongquill, William Straightnose, Ron Watkins, Chief Albert Musqua and Carl Service.

A dinner, delicious and well prepared, was served by the Keeseekoose Women's Club.

We, the people of Keeseekoose, would like to extend a special thanks to these women for their fine work in our community. We will refrain from using your names because there are so many of you to thank. A guided tour of the premises was made and this concluded the day's events.