Dance for hope fundraiser raises over $2,000

Sherbrooke Record - - BROME COUNTY -

OBCN Staff

ver 100 mem­bers of the pub­lic came to the Le­gion in Cowansville for a fundrais­ing dance fea­tur­ing lo­cal band The Ran­dom Chance Band on Satur­day, Oct.27.

In to­tal, the event raised just un­der $2,200.

The funds raised were do­nated to the Brome Mis­sisquoi Youth Foun­da­tion for their Houses of Hope ini­tia­tive.

“It was one of the most suc­cess­ful ‘fun rais­ing’ evenings for us,” com­mented Ran­dom Chance Band mem­ber John Haw­ley.

The group de­votes its time and cre­ative en­er­gies to sup­port­ing worthy lo­cal causes. “For us, it is an im­por­tant way of giv­ing back,” he ex­plained in an in­ter­view in Oc­to­ber, not­ing that the band has raised more than $20,000 for dif­fer­ent lo­cal groups since its for­ma­tion just a few years ago.

LINDA BOWBRICK

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