On the Cabinet Grounds Lawn, Mark Steede the President of the Devonshire Recreation Club received a cheque in the amount of $64,000.00 from Premier David Burt and the Minister of Sports Dr. Ernest Peets.
The funds were allocated out of the Government’s Capital Projects Fund, which has been set up to help community clubs.
Steede said, “We the Committee of Management of Devonshire Recreation Club along with our members would like to thank the Government of Bermuda for their financial assistance from the Capital Projects Fund.
These funds will do a great deed in helping us with the construction at the club. It will make our dream a reality to re-opening our club in the not-so-distant future!”