Council has decided to give the thumbs up to support the Gibbons Curling Club.
 
In efforts to revive the organization, the town has decided to lower rental costs until 2020 and help fund new marketing ideas.
 
"The viability of (the club) has been in question, so if we can do anything to support it and encourage the club itself to grow and gain more membership that's the goal," said Gibbons councillor Amber Harris.
 
Costs for the lease will now be set around $35,000 per season, with the town donating $5,000 to the club this fall for planning, marketing and promotions.
 
"I think that the more activities and groups we have in town has a widespread benefit because we want to encourage more residents which will encourage business," added Harris.
 
The curling club society now has until October 6 to provide a formal plan outlining how they intend to grow their memberships this upcoming winter.

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