They danced in celebration.
Courtesy: J. Muise
|Once the speeches were given, Rev. Derwyn Hill, an original builder who was later ordained, led the ”Benediction and Burning” of the mortgages. Could the co-operators have imagined this day, all those years ago, as they studied and toiled? There must have been a great deal of satisfaction as they looked around the room at their families and co-op neighbours. They had built a home and a community.|