Rimbey Legion makes several donations

  • Nov. 17, 2009 12:00 p.m.

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The Rimbey branch of the Royal Canadian Legion presented a number of worthwhile organizations and charities with some much-needed funding recently. Pictured above with members of the Rimbey Legion and several people representing the beneficiaries and the amount received, including: (back row, left to right) legion president Herb Keith, Emil Steiger, Rimbey Historical Society $250; Jean Keetch, Rimbey Municipal Library $300; Janet Stout, Rimbey Kids in Sports $250; Shane Kreil Ponoka Air Cadet Society $2,000; Barb Patey Blindman Handivan Society $1,000 and Joyce Eggleston RCL #36 Ladies Auxiliary $1,250. Pictured in the front row are: (left to right) Maureen Millar County of Ponoka Literacy Society $300; Karen Kirk Beatty Heritage House Society $100; Moira Gates Rimbey Food Bank $250 and Judy Stauffer Rimbey Victim Services $250. Other organizations receiving funds but not in attendance included STARS Air Ambulance $1,000, Central Alberta Women’s Shelter $300, high school scholarships $300, Rimbey Elementary School $300, Town of Rimbey $300 and Rimbey Hospital $1,250. Additionally, Poppy Fund donations included another $5,000 to the Rimbey Hospital and $521.04 to the Ponoka Air Cadet Society.

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