Book sale to aid earth­quake vic­tims

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS BRIEFS -

The pro­ceeds from this Satur­day’s book sale at the Ro­tary Book­store in Stanstead will be sent to a far­away Ro­tary Club: the Sendai Ro­tary Club in Ja­pan. The money will be used in the re-build­ing of the Sendai re­gion fol­low­ing the dev­as­tat­ing earth­quake and tsunami. Sher­brooke Rotarian Stephane Mer­cure stud­ied in Sendai and has on-go­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tion with the Sendai Ro­tary Club so that the money will be sent right to that club to help in the re-con­struct­ing of peo­ple’s lives. None of the money will be used for ad­min­is­tra­tion.

The sale takes place be­tween 9 am and noon at the book­store which is lo­cated next to the Cana­dian Cus­toms in the Beebe sec­tor. For more info call 819 842-1940.

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