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Red Deer County Division 5 councillor Richard Lorenz (middle) presented a $27,987.20 cheque

Almost $28000 for the Benalto Booster Club

Red Deer County Division 5 councillor Richard Lorenz (middle) presented a $27,987.20 cheque to Dick Snook, President of Benalto Booster Club, and Dave More, chair of the 2014 Benalto Centennial Committee, last Friday.

The capital grant will help fund a walk-out basement for the hamlet’s historic train station.

Behind the cheque presentation, students of Benalto school enjoyed skating on the outdoor rink flooded and maintained by Rob Lewis, who regularly clears snow from it to ensure it remains accessible.