Fundraiser for proposed cancer wellness retreat coming

The Light Haven Wellness Retreat Society will celebrate the holiday season in style by launching its debut fundraising event.

The Light Haven Wellness Retreat Society (for Wellspring Central Alberta) will celebrate the holiday season in style by launching its debut fundraising event, a gala dinner and dance featuring well known rock ‘n roll impersonator, Flashback Freddy.

The evening promises to be a fun time for all, as well as a great opportunity to support the proposed Light Haven WellnessRetreat, which is to be located in Central Alberta and offer holistic services as well as provide counseling and encouragements for cancer patients and their families.

The event, will be held at The Sylvan Lake Lions Hall on Fri., Dec. 18 and will feature a roast beef dinner complete with all the trimmings. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m., the dinner will follow at 7:30 p.m. and the dance, featuring Flashback Freddy,will be held at 9 p.m. The dress is to be business casual, so ladies enjoy the chance to don your most gorgeous holiday attire and gentlemen, take this chance to dress up in your best, go out and enjoy the festivities.

The gala event will feature door prizes and the lovely centrepieces donated by local businesses and individuals will be auctioned off.

To purchase tickets email: fundraising@lighthaven.ca, pay online with PayPal sponsored by TCB Business Services and receive printable credit card payment form. For more information or to purchase tickets also contact Debbie at 403-598-3252 orPeter at 403-391-1054.

The mission of Light Haven Wellness retreat Society is to help improve the quality of their life of those affected by cancer.Guided by cancer experienced volunteers, caring community members and professional staff, Light Haven will provide support for physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well being. Assisting those affected by cancer to connect with others with similar struggles as well as providing practical resources, helps patients gain a sense of self control, reduce isolation and restore hope.

Wellspring Centres span across Canada to bring free support services to cancer patients and their caregivers. Light Haven is anon-profit organization in the process of becoming a Wellspring affiliate.