On February 10th, 2018 the membership of TICA voted with a 94% approval to go ahead with the expansion and renovations to Forbes Hall.
Forbes Hall is a place we create, play, perform, gather, and plan for the betterment of our community, and our lives. The time has come to upgrade and expand the hall.
A budget of approximately $900,000 is needed to complete the expansion and renovations. This includes upgrades to the current utilities; sustainability components such as solar panels, rainwater collection, increased wall depth & insulation, as well as other efficiencies like a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system and an improved "gentle-athletic" floor for the new assembly hall.
Check out the building plan and design.
The dream of expanding our community hall is becoming an exciting reality!
Our goal in the coming months is to raise $200,000, which will be matched by an anonymous donor, bringing our total funds raised to $930,000.
As part of the fundraising campaign there will be a variety of events to participate in!
Information will be shared via e-Spokes, the Thetis blog, the TICA website and on the Hall Expansion FaceBook page.
Watch the thermometer near the ferry dock showing our fundraising progress to date.
How to help
Thanks to the matching donation of up to $200,000 anything you give will be doubled! Tax receipts will be issued for all amounts $25.00 and over.
1. By cheque: Make cheques to TICA and mail to 292 North Cove Road, P.O. BOX 14-0, Thetis Island BC V0R2Y0
2. Securely online: Canada Helps.
A number of community fundraising events are in the works for this spring and summer. Information will be shared via e-Spokes, the Thetis blog, the TICA website and on the Hall Expansion FaceBook page.
If you have any business, family, or friend contacts that might support this project with service, materials or product please contact Ron Bannister.
Thank you in advance for your support; with it the rebuild of our much-loved hall is going to be spectacular. While all of us have a part in its history, we now have the opportunity to be part of its future.