Friday, May 20th marked the official start of construction on the Columbia Valleys new community centre. Gathering at the site, located across from Sobeys on 3rd Street, for the formal groundbreaking were (left to right) Invermere Coun. Greg Anderson, Invermere Coun. Paul Denchuk, RDEK Area F Director Wendy Booth, Invermere Coun. Justin Atterbury, Invermere Mayor Gerry Taft and Invermere Coun. Al Miller.  The building is projected to open to the public in fall 2017, replacing the previous Community Hall, which first opened in 1946. Photo by Eric Elliott

Friday, May 20th marked the official start of construction on the Columbia Valleys new community centre. Gathering at the site, located across from Sobeys on 3rd Street, for the formal groundbreaking were (left to right) Invermere Coun. Greg Anderson, Invermere Coun. Paul Denchuk, RDEK Area F Director Wendy Booth, Invermere Coun. Justin Atterbury, Invermere Mayor Gerry Taft and Invermere Coun. Al Miller. The building is projected to open to the public in fall 2017, replacing the previous Community Hall, which first opened in 1946.Photo by Eric Elliott