SPRINGHILL â€“ The days are rolling off towards turning Springhillâ€™s $25,000 win in the TSN Kraft Celebration Tour into $100,000.
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The community learned on Canada Day it is one of 10 successful nominees in the national contest, earning it $25,000 towards park upgraded. Now on the horizon is the national online voting contest to add another $75,000 to its purse and make a complete upgrade of its former arena space into an outdoor athletics facility.
Online voting begins Monday, July 21 at 9 a.m., and ends Tuesday, July 22, at 11:59 p.m. Voting takes place online at www.kraftcelebrationtour.ca.
Springhillâ€™s nomination and supporting video is now being circulated online and can be found at http://www.kraftcelebrationtour.ca/en/nominations/profile/springhill-lions-park.
The community will be facing stiff competition from nine other communities when the online voting begins. Also competing for the $75,000 prize are: Gander, Montebello, Ottawa, Barrhead, Nanaimo, St. Andrews, Birchwood, Holland and Prince Albert.
As part of Springhillâ€™s winning in the first leg of the contest, it will host TSNâ€™s SportCentre on August 19, 2014, as part of the celebration tour. Local organizers are already working towards making the event a big celebration fro everyone in, and coming to, the community.