Five named to Sooke arts committee

Sooke Program of the Arts committee will look at beautifying the new town centre and roundabout.

District council has appointed five residents to its recently resurrected Sooke Program of the Arts committee.

The five include Lorna Cosper, Drew Johnston, Frederique Philip, John David Russell and Bob Tully. Council’s liaison on the committee is Coun. Brenda Parkinson.

The SPA committee replaces the Mayor’s Public Advisory Panel-Arts and Beautification. Its first major task will look at beautifying the new town centre and roundabout.

The committee’s first meeting is Nov. 25.