Monday , 19 October 2020

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School breakfast programs get a financial boost

Border City students have a better chance to eat a healthy breakfast at school courtesy of drivers hitting the gas pumps. On September 15, five cents from every litre of fuel sold at local Co-ops went towards the Lloydminster Public School Division (LPSD) and Lloydminster Catholic School Division (LCSD) breakfast programs. Co-op employee on Fuel Good Day. (Submitted by Kristine Knourek) The schools received over $7,000 …

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Ahmadiyya Muslim Community ‘Run for Lloydminster’ postponed until 2021

The third annual ‘Run for Lloydminster’ hosted by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is postponed to 2021 because of the ongoing health concerns. Over the last two years, the Baitul Amaan Mosque has raised over $21,000 for the Lloydminster Region Health Foundation from the annual run. Imam Mansoor Azeem decided to cancel the run because the organizers believed that hosting the …

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Bea Fisher postpones fundraiser run

The Bea Fisher Foundation will begin to discuss fundraising alternatives in the near future The Bea Fisher Centre has decided to postpone its annual Colour Within Run fundraiser until next year. The run raises money for the organization’s care homes while raising awareness for those with developmental disabilities. Marketing and Business Development Coordinator Kim Crockett said there were plans to …

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Over $4,000 raised through Burgers to Beat MS

Lloydminster’s A&W franchises have raised around $4,300 to support people suffering from Multiple Sclerosis. On Friday, A&W locations across Canada held their annual Burgers to Beat MS Day with two dollars from the sale of every teen burger goes toward the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. Stacey Patey, Area Manager for Lloydminster, said although there was a decrease in support the …

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Big Brothers Big Sisters raises $20K in ‘Bowl For Kids Sake’ fundraiser

Despite being forced to hold their annual ‘Bowl for the Kids Sake’ fundraiser virtually this year, the Big Brother Big Sisters (BBBS) Foundation managed to raise over $20,000 for their mentorship programs. The money raised goes directly into the mentorship programs and is used to recruit, train, offer supports and pair mentors with kids. Jacqueline Weed from BBBS, said the …

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Parkinson Alberta annual Step n Stride goes virtual

Bud Miller Park is usually home to the annual Flexxaire Parkinson Step n Stride event. As a result of COVID-19, the event will be held virtually this year. The province wide event is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Parkinson’s Alberta. Last year, Lloydminster walkers raised around $22,000 out of the total $370,000. The Parkinson Association of Alberta has …

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LABIS looking forward to slo-pitch tournament fundraiser

The Lloydminster & Area Brain Injury Society (LABIS) is bringing back their slo-pitch tournament for its fourth consecutive year. The event will help the organization continue to offer free programming to people who have sustained brain injuries. Executive Director Michelle Neufeld mentioned LABIS depends on fundraising for a majority of their income, and the tournament is one of their biggest …

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I Love Alberta Boobs supports those fighting breast cancer

I Love Alberta Boobs is supporting residents in Lloydminster and the surrounding area fighting breast cancer through its Assistance Fund. At the end of June, co-founder and president Brandy Schwenk delivered four $1000 cheques through the fund to help those in the community currently in treatment. “They can use it for whatever they need such as gas, food, hospital parking, …

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