Our Caring Community: KidSport beneficiary of Hockey Central donation

During Sylvan Lake’s Centennial we’re attempting to quantify the generosity of our community with information and a running tally

During Sylvan Lake’s Centennial we’re attempting to quantify the generosity of our community with information and a running tally of donations to various groups and organizations.

We know how giving our community is and we want to emphasize that with this column. Please feel free to add to our list.

Year-to-date total – $145,030.64

• Hockey Central and Joffrey Lupul of Toronto Maple Leafs donated $2,000 to Sylvan Lake chapter of KidSport during an autograph signing June 29.

• Friends of Sylvan Lake Library made $1,400 in the used book sale which took place at the library on June 15.

• Seniors’ Week events at Sylvan Lake Seniors Association were well attended. The brunch and barbecue raised $712.54 through for Red Deer Hospice Society.

• Sylvan Lake & Area Community Partners’ Association charity pie auction resulted in half the proceeds ($542.64) going to the Compassion Fund and the other half going to the Family Education Support Program.

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