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tu­moetai Col­lege’s An­nie the Mu­si­cal is in full swing at Bay­court un­til Satur­day night.

Be­hind the scenes of ac­tiv­ity and ex­cite­ment, there has been the fi­nan­cial sup­port of Legacy Trus­thelp­ing tomake it all hap­pen.

Legacy Trust gifted $10,000 to the pro­duc­tion costs as­so­ci­ated with An­nie, a do­na­tion­model that started back in 2007 when Legacy Trust was es­tab­lished as the charitable owner of fu­neral busi­ness, Legacy Fu­ner­als.

“Legacy’s busi­ness model is based on all prof­its go­ing back to com­mu­nity,” says Legacy gen­eral man­ager Kiri Ran­dall. “Our trus­tees Bill Hol­land andGreg Brown­less both per­son­ally love theatre and it’s on this ba­sis that we sup­port­most high school pro­duc­tions with grants of this mag­ni­tude each year,” she says.

tu­moetai Col­lege’s head of drama and dance Mandy Rowe thanked Legacy, and said with­out the fund­ing the col­lege would not be able to stage shows of high qual­ity at Bay­court.

“The cast of al­most 60 stu­dents and the back­stage

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