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Alanna Dextrase, representing Sylvan Lake and Area Community Partners Association, accepted a cheque for $3,991

Alanna Dextrase, representing Sylvan Lake and Area Community Partners Association, accepted a cheque for $3,991 from Shoppers Drug Mart owner-pharmacist Todd Prochnau last Friday. The money was raised through Shoppers’ Tree for Life program held over four weeks in September and October. Community Partners was again the business’s charity of choice.

“We were so amazed how people contributed to it and supported the association they’re really proud of in the community,” said Pochnau.

The amount raised during the fourth annual campaign was over $1,000 more than last year. He added that this is also the second year Shoppers has hosted Santa Claus and provided pictures for a food bank donation.

“We want it to be successful and will certainly be doing it again next year,” he said.

 

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