1st Haney Fund Raiser

Fund raising swagTime has zoomed this week, so forgive me for blogging about last weekend on a Thursday!

Had a great time at a fundraiser for the 1stst Haney Scout Group. The closest I've been personally involved with scouting was as a Cub and I remember it fondly; even still have all my badges around, somewhere. The invite came from a friend with kid's in scouting. The event was spearheaded by his wife, and boy did she organize a doozy. For $15 you got dinner, a drink, and a 2-to-1 chance at winning a door prize. There was also a silent auction and loonie/twoonie tosses for booze (No kids at this event and strangely, the adults were enjoying themselves....)

I came away with a set of binoculars from the silent auction and as my bad luck would have it had my door prize ticket number was called when I was in the bathroom. However, some folks left early and left their door prize tickets. My table-mate won two prizes and took pity on me with a set of beer glasses. Thanks, Louise!

Not sure how much got raised in the end. I seem to recall someone saying over $1000 on the silent auction alone, but don't quote me on that. Good cause, good time, good result. Perfect event trifecta!


Glavar wrote 13 years 44 weeks ago

The Parent's Association

The Parent's Association handed over a check in the range of $1700 for the fund raiser to the 1st Haney group committee. Not only fun but successful as well.

dale wrote 13 years 44 weeks ago

Very cool.

Very cool.

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