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Cruise-In delivers donations

Herv Bezjak (kneeling, left) and Trevor Kavanagh (far right), of the Langley Boys and Girls Club, were on hand at Coast Wholesale Appliances to accept a washer and dryer from the Langley Good Times Cruise-In directors, and Mike (far left) of Coast Wholesale Appliances. The local business provided Cruise-In with wholesale pricing for the washer and dryer, which was badly needed by the Langley Boys and Girls Program. The donation was part of $54,000 that the Cruise-In raised in 2013 and distributed among 15 groups and organizations. - Gary Ahuja/Langley Times
Herv Bezjak (kneeling, left) and Trevor Kavanagh (far right), of the Langley Boys and Girls Club, were on hand at Coast Wholesale Appliances to accept a washer and dryer from the Langley Good Times Cruise-In directors, and Mike (far left) of Coast Wholesale Appliances. The local business provided Cruise-In with wholesale pricing for the washer and dryer, which was badly needed by the Langley Boys and Girls Program. The donation was part of $54,000 that the Cruise-In raised in 2013 and distributed among 15 groups and organizations.
— image credit: Gary Ahuja/Langley Times

Christmas came early for a handful of local charities and organizations.

The groups were all the recipients of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In's 'Week of Giving' which saw the organization's board of directors deliver cheques and donations.

Altogether, $54,000 — which was raised during the 2013 Langley Cruise-In back in September — was distributed among 15 groups and organizations.

Cruise-In directors visited the various organizations during the week of Dec. 9 to Dec. 13 to make the donations.

The group included Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association, the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Langley Community Support Groups, PuCKS (Promoting Community through Kids in Sport) program, B.C. Teen Challenge, St. John's Ambulance, Friends of the Langley Vineyard Church, Douglas Park Community School Society, Langley Boys and Girls Club, Salvation Army, Kwantlen Polytechnic University Foundation, D.W. Poppy Secondary dry grad, Aldergrove Ninjas soccer team, Aldergrove Cheetahs soccer team and the B.C. Cancer Foundation.

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