1976 Buckingham House Senior Citizens Residence October 29th




Mrs. Mable Dumont, Member, Elk Point Management Board


Federal Government Representative

Hon. W. J. Yurko, Minister of Housing & Public Works

Mr. A. I. "Mick" Fluker, M.L.A., Constituency of St. Paul

His Worship, Mayor Mike Habiak, Town of Elk Point

Mr. Ed Pankiw, Chairman, Elk Point Management Board

Rev. Allan Miller, united Church of Canada, Elk Point

Mr. John Mick, Manager, Central Mortgage & Housing Corporation

Mr. Dave Kassian, Project Manager, Alberta Housing Corporation

Grace Franks, Resident, Buckingham House

Miss Mary Imrie, Architectural Firm of Wallbridqe & Imrie

Mr. Lawrence Genereux, representing Genereux Workshop (BonnyvilleLtd., Bonnyville



Chairman's Opening Remarks - Mable Dumont

O'Canada - Elizabeth Didow's Girls Choir, Elk Point

Greetings on behalf of:

Federal Government

Provincial Government - Hon. W. J. Yurko

Constituency of St. Paul - Mr. Mick Fluker

Town of Elk Point - Mayor Habiak

Elk Point Management Board - Mr. Ed Pankiw

Central Mortgage & Housing Corporation - Mr. John Mick

Alberta Housing Corporation - Mr. Dave Kassian

Invocation of Elk Point Lodge - Rev. Miller

Hymn- Girls Choir

Official unveiling of ceremonial plaque - Hon. W. J. Yurko
and Mr. Mick Fluker

Reply on behalf of the residents of Elk Point Senior Citizens
- Grace Franks

Chairman's Closing Remark- Mable Dumont

Following official ceremonies guests are invited to tour the residence and stay for refreshments.

The residents of Buckingham House- welcome you to the official opening
of their home:

Wilma & Trig Kjenner
& Alex Lindquist
Ethel Martin

Grace Franks

William Puka

Myrtle Butner

Eugenie Evtushevski
Violet Wagner

Ada Scott

Zillah Campbell

Evva Kjenner
ily Appleton
Elizabeth Shultz
Frank Robinson
Edward Heffernan
John Nichols
Hildur Johnson

A sincere thank you is extended by the residents to the numerous individuals and organizations of the Elk Point district for their
financial, material and moral support
to the operation of the home. The 20-unit residence is an Alberta Housing Corporation Project managed by the Elk Point Management Board, It comprises 16 bachelor and 4 one-bedroom units and features a main lounge, laundry facilities, games room and a hobby room. Total capital cost of the Residence was $429,691.

Architectural design was created by Wallbridge & Imrie, Architects, Edmonton.

The General Contractor was Genereux Workshop (Bonnyville) Ltd.

Central Mortgage& Housing Corporation provided a loan in the amount of $377,675.

AHC Project Manager is Dave Kassian.

AHC Property Administration Liaison is Ron Herlick.

AHC Project Inspector is Hank Mulder.