Council to officially open new Corowa Memorial Plaza

Published on 18 February 2021

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Federation Council will be officially opening the Corowa Memorial Plaza upgrade on Friday 5 March, 2021.

Residents are cordially invited to attend the opening of the Sanger Street Memorial Plaza on Friday 5 March 2021 at 4pm.

Federation Council Mayor, Cr Patrick Bourke said the Sanger Street Plaza upgrade included installation of public Wi-Fi, café style and bench seating, signage, an electronic community notice board, wooden panel roofing, flood and festoon lighting, and a drinking fountain. Along with a new interactive mural by artist, Kade Sarte inspired by the Murray River.

"The Sanger Street Plaza upgrade is a Federation Youth Council initiative funded through the NSW Government’s Streets as Shared Spaces Fund," Mayor Bourke said.

“Following the official opening there will be a community youth led free event from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm with music from acoustic performer Molly Williams, tapas from Barrel and Bew, outdoor games and an opportunity for the broader community to view the space."

Federation Youth Council Mayor, Cr Maxim Blockley said the opening is an important milestone for the Federation Youth Council as this Youth Space will be here all year round for the community to enjoy.    

“The excitement of seeing the space complete and gaining updates to provide feedback and additions to the space from a youth perspective has been a great experience for Federation Youth Council," Cr Blockley said. 

"This space will be a valuable asset for our communities to utilize in weeks, months and years ahead."

Federation Council would like to thank the NSW Government for the funding, project partners Kennedy Builders, Powelly’s Paint & Rendering, artist Kade Fielder, Council staff who coordinated the project management and congratulate the Federation Youth Council on the culmination of fantastic work.

This event is registered as Covid safe. Council would like to remind everyone to scan the QR codes provided through out memorial plaza, remain socially distanced while within the space and use the hand sanitisers provided.
If you are unable to remain socially distanced, please wear a mask.

It is important if you feel unwell to please stay home and get tested and isolate until a negative result is obtained. 

 

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