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Lions Club of Okotoks Held Donations Night

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The Lions Club of Okotoks held a Donations Night event to distribute proceeds from their fund-raising to support charities.  The proceeds came from a portion of the running of the 2014 season of the Okotoks Lions Campground and a casino night. A total of over $17,000 was presented to the following groups by Okotoks Lions Club President, Don Laycraft:

SALVATION ARMY  – $1500.00 (no representative present)

VICTIM SERVICES  –  KERRI WILKINSON $1500.00

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LIONS YOUTH CAMP –  ZONE CHAIRMAN TYLER BRAY $1500.00

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CLERC –  JAMES LEE $1500.00

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LIONS GUIDE DOGS –  MARGARET YOUNG $1500.00

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ROWAN HOUSE –  ALLY CRAMM $1500.00

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STARS – LEAH JOHNSON $1500.00

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NARROW ROAD HOME – KIM COURTNEY $1500.00

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The donations for Ronald McDonald House and the Okotoks Interfaith Food Bank were from casino proceeds.

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE/CHILDRENS HOSPITAL  – TERRY SIQUERA $300

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FOOD BANK – SHEILA HUGHES $5000.00

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The donation to the Food Bank is part of the Club’s five year commitment to the Food Bank to assist with the construction of the Food Bank’s building in the Okotoks Industrial Park. This was the year 2 donation.
Their Facebook Page is Lions Club of Okotoks.

Photo credits go to Lion Douglas Swanson.

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