Heritage Assets Hotel Rosebud• Original Hotel located adjacent to railway• Acquired by Rosebud School: 1975• Serves as administration centre• Features Alberta Supernet and Wireless service• Designated Heritage Building
Heritage Assets Akokiniskiway Gallery• Original Presbyterian Church– built 1915• Changed to United Church in 1953• Vacant by 1972• Converted to Art Gallery – 1983• Recording Studio added - 1998• Performance space renovated - 2005
Heritage Assets Mercantile• Original General Store – built 1911• Included living quarters• Vacant by 1972• Acquired by Rosebud School in 1976• Multi-use facility: dorms, dining, classrooms• $5 million expansion 2009-2011.
Ingredients to Success 5 “P’s” 1. Passion 2. Prepare 3. Partnerships 4. People 5. Patience
1. Passion • Original Founder: 32 years • Music Director: 22 years • Production Manager: 18 years • Education Director: 17 years • Hospitality Director: 16 years x Wages – below industry standard x Facilities – less than ideal√ Lifestyle: Pursuit of art and education: 24/7
3. Partnerships• Local: church, hall, service clubs,businesses, residents• Government: Province and Federal– cash!• Government: Municipal –infrastructure, by-laws• Donors, patrons, supporters –cash, in-kind, volunteer hours• Time-consuming. Communicationis the key
4. People• Board: vision, capacity (financesand expertise), passion• Staff: skills, dedication, flexibility,problem-solvers• Volunteers: available, willing. Doyou know their strengths?• Partners – get to know them –they are people first• Key person(s). Who are they?
5. Patience• Mercantile: 10 year project• Theatre: Ups and Downs• School: Summer camp … highschool … 1 year apprenticeship …4 year academic program• Community – history, “baggage”• Partners – change in electedofficials, corporate decision-makers
Results?• Full-time staff: 20+• Part-time employment: 50 – 100 –mainly youth!• Economic impact 3 B & B’s Country Inn (20 rooms) Golf course RV park Museum expansion Café
More Results …• Supplemental income throughrental suites: 20 rooms• New Fire Hall• Government and public attention,interest and awareness
Spin Off’s• Canadian Badlands Passion Play• Badlands Summer School• Chemainus Theatre – B.C.• Rosebud on Radio