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Holiday Train/Cram the Cruiser donate

Food bank volunteers and Detachment Commander S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac. It was an evening of great entertainment, generous donations and amazing community spirit. - Photo submitted
Food bank volunteers and Detachment Commander S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac. It was an evening of great entertainment, generous donations and amazing community spirit.
— image credit: Photo submitted

 

This year marked the first time the Columbia Valley RCMP ‘Cram the Cruiser’ joined in the annual festive event with the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train.

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train stopped in the community of Radium Hot Springs on December 12, 2013 where it was met by people young and old, folks from all over and Columbia Valley Food Bank volunteers.  Members from the local RCMP Detachment were also in attendance with their Police Cruiser, which was ready to be crammed full of food donations.

The event was well attended and organizers were overwhelmed with the amount of generous donations.

Canadian Pacific made a donation of $8,000 to the local food bank in addition to a train car full of food. The giving did not stop there as the community continued to pack the Police Cruiser full of food donations as well as raising $715 to help those in need.

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