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Tom Donovan Arena Makes Top 4 in Kraft Hockeyville Bid

Les McLaughlin

An excited packed house at the Renous Recreation Centre learned Saturday night that the Tom Donovan Arena is a top four finalist in this years Kraft Hockeyville bid.

The arena, whose entry is made in memory of Thomas Dunn, joins arenas in the communities of Rich Valley, Alberta; Saint-Polycarpe, Quebec; and Wilkie, Saskatchewan in the annual competition.

The Grand Prize winning community will win $250,000 in arena upgrades and the opportunity to host an NHL® Pre-Season hockey game. The other three second place communities will each win $25,000 in arena upgrades.

Voting for the final round of Kraft Hockeyville 2019 opens on Friday, March 29 at 12:00pm ET and ends on Saturday, March 30 at 8:30pm ET. Online voting takes place at Voting is unlimited, so remember to vote often!

For more information about the Tom Donovan Arena’s bid for Kraft Hockeyville, visit

#neverdunn #getterdunn

2 Responses to Tom Donovan Arena Makes Top 4 in Kraft Hockeyville Bid

  1. So unbelievably happy for everyone involved. This community may be small, but we are mighty! Show your support on March 29/30

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