Vo­lun­teers nee­ded for Sports Dome fun­drai­sing

Le Reflet (The News) - - COLLECTIVITÉ • COMMUNITY - Da­nic.le­gault@eap.on.ca

The fun­drai­sing com­mit­tee for the Rus­sell Sports Dome pro­ject is loo­king for vo­lun­teers to help with the fun­drai­sing cam­pai­gn on the wee­kend of Sep­tem­ber 24 and 25.

With the fun­drai­sing ef­fort ha­ving been gi­ven the go-ahead by coun­cil ear­lier this sum­mer, the Kin Club of Rus­sell has been ga­the­ring money for the pro­ject, which should be com­ple­ted by fall of 2017, through va­rious means. This Sep­tem­ber, a door-to­door cam­pai­gn will be held throu­ghout the town­ship in or­der to so­li­cit do­na­tions from re­si­dents.

“We need can­vas­sers and sup­port staff to go door-to-door throu­ghout the town­ship and so­li­cit do­na­tions for the dome,” said fun­drai­sing chair Doug An­tho­ny. “We plan to go door-to-door through the en­tire Town­ship in one to two days and we need the help of as ma­ny vo­lun­teers as pos­sible to get it done in a day or two.”

Vo­lun­teers will be nee­ded to can­vass door-to-door and ga­ther funds through cash, cheque or cre­dit card. Vo­lun­teers with a smart phone or ta­blet will be able to ac­cept cre­dit card pay­ments.

Do­na­tions can al­so be made di­rect­ly at www.sports­do­me­spor­tif.ca. Cha­ri­table re­ceipts will be avai­lable for any do­na­tion over 20$ while spe­cial do­nor sup­port lawn si­gns will be awar­ded to anyone do­na­ting «$100 or $500.»

“The lawn si­gns will help us with our awa­re­ness cam­pai­gn and as well re­co­gnize those ge­ne­rous do­nors who are hel­ping us build a world class fa­ci­li­ty for our re­si­dents.”

Those who wish to vo­lun­teer can contact Doug An­tho­ny, 613-445-6483 or kin­doug27@gmail.com.

Cin­dy An­tho­ny of the Kin Club of Rus­sell proud­ly dis­plays the Rus­sell Town­ship’s Sports Dome lawn si­gns. Anyone do­na­ting $100 or more to buy a piece of the dome re­ceives a white lawn si­gn; gold lawn si­gns are re­ser­ved for anyone do­na­ting $500 or more. Do­na­tions can be made on­line at www.sports­do­me­spor­tif.ca or at your door Sep­tem­ber 24 and 25.—

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