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By Dan Rudy 

Roller rink refurbished, ready to roll


At the height of the weekend’s Tent City Days celebrations, local skaters were able to lace up for Hope Community Church of God’s roller rink reopening on Saturday evening.

Around 68 kids and parents attended, a number of whom donned glow-in-the-dark face paint and light-up accessories.

The church last summer undertook some drainage repairs and replaced the rink’s rooftop with metal paneling, a $20,000 project. Built as an addition in the early 1980s, the building’s tarpaper shingles and rooftop framework were in need of an update.

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