Vancouver Sun: UBC hits a homer with new baseball training facility

ubc_baseballIn the background of the strife and turmoil that greeted possible cuts to the University of B.C.’s 29 varsity sports, Terry McKaig went about pursuing his vision for baseball.

Three years ago, the head coach conjured the pipe dream of a 12,500-square foot indoor training facility for Thunderbirds baseball, went to the administration with his proposal then spent much of the following year wondering if those same administrators might not only kill his dream but his entire program.

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Kits House of Fun Fundraiser

Kitsilano Neighbourhood House hosted their inaugural fundraiser “Kits House of Fun” in their newly completed buildings on November 6th 2014. The fundraiser was a great success featuring live music, tours through the building’s amazing spaces and a silent and live auction. The guests enjoyed listening as Simi Sara spoke with some volunteers and residents of Kits House, followed by a live improv comedy show courtesy of Theatre Sports League Vancouver.

As the Construction Manager for Kits House and Gold Sponsor of the fundraiser, Kindred Construction is so pleased to have a share in this wonderful project providing such needed services for our local community.

Congratulations to all who worked so hard to make this project a glowing success in our neighbourhood!

InGastown Groundbreaking

An excited group gathered on Cordova Street to celebrate the groundbreaking of the project  InGastown! The celebrations began with an event to thank the supporters and purchasers of InGastown on Thursday, November 13th and today marked the official Groundbreaking Ceremony on site.

Participating are owners and investors Tobi Reyes, Ed Buset, and Dan LaFlamme; Cam Wood, David Wan and Susan Chu of Key Marketing; Bryan Reid, Mike Parker, Robin Surcess and Katherine Johnstone of Kindred Construction. Many Congratulations to all involved in this exciting project!