The generosity of its customers has put the Rimbey post office among top rankings across the nation for raising funds for the Canada Post Foundation.
Postmaster Marnie Bland said the $4,420 donated put the Rimbey post office in fourth place across Canada. She is proud the local post office even beat out post offices in larger centres. The Canada Post Foundation is set up to provide funding for community and school programs benefitting children, ranked fourth in the nation as a.
The money was raised throughout October and during the first nine days of November.
To help boost the dollars raised, Mayor Rick Pankiw donated two hockey tickets to a game between Edmonton and Calgary to be held Dec. 7. To be eligible to enter the draw for the tickets, a five-dollar donation was required.
The winner of the tickets was Don Falk of Rimbey.