Sports Dome cam­pai­gn col­lects more than $10,000

Le Reflet (The News) - - COLLECTIVITÉ | COMMUNITY -

A recent door-to-door cam­pai­gn, or­ga­ni­zed by the Kin Club of Rus­sell col­lec­ted near­ly $15,000 for the Rus­sell Town­ship Sports Dome pro­ject.

“People were ac­tual­ly wai­ting for us at the door with cash and cheques; ma­ny pro­mi­sed to do­nate on­line and others through their Uni­ted Way cam­pai­gn,” ex­plai­ned fun­drai­ser or­ga­ni­zer Doug An­tho­ny. Eve­ryone was ve­ry po­si­tive and so plea­sed to see the dome will be a rea­li­ty next year.”

Vo­lun­teers from across the town­ship vi­si­ted the ma­jo­ri­ty of re­si­dents on Sep­tem­ber 24 as­king for sup­port for the fu­ture sports dome pro­ject.

Or­ga­ni­zers had pre-or­de­red 100 white and ten gold lawn signs for the lawn si­gn chal­lenge (see be­low) and sold 40 white lawn signs and sold out of the gold ones!

A $100.00 re­sults in a white lawn si­gn whe­reas a $500 do­na­tion re­sults in a gold si­gn, plus per­manent re­cog­ni­tion on the do­nor wall in the Sports Dome.

Re­si­dents can conti­nue to do­nate on-line to re­ceive a lawn si­gn or do­nate through their Uni­ted Way Cam­pai­gn to : Kin Ca­na­da Foun­da­tion 857339436RR0001.

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