Win­terfest raises $55K

The Peterborough Examiner - - Local -

Win­terfest events in Peter­bor­ough and Lind­say last month raised $55,000 to as­sist chil­dren who come to Five Coun­ties Chil­dren’s Cen­tre.

The an­nual event, which sees vis­i­tors en­ter draws for trees dec­o­rated with prizes and ser­vices, raised $33,000 at Peter­bor­ough Square and $22,000 at Lind­say Square.

Win­terfest also in­cluded live mu­sic, face paint­ing, games and more.

Pro­ceeds go Five Coun­ties Chil­dren’s Cen­tre, which pro­vides ser­vices in­clud­ing speech ther­apy, oc­cu­pa­tional ther­apy and more to 4,200 chil­dren each year, with 850 fam­i­lies on the wait­ing list.

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