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Search-and-rescue team holding dinner and dance

The Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station 10, is holding its first annual fundraising dinner and dance at the Britannia Shipyard's seine net loft in September.

Tickets are $75 for the Saturday, Sept. 13 event at 5180 West Water Dr., with all proceeds going toward search-and-rescue efforts in and around the Fraser River.

The night will include cocktails, a buffet dinner, dancing, a silent auction, a 50/50 draw, and door prizes.

For information about tickets, call Bal Grewal at 604-418-9901 or e-mail somagraphics@shaw.ca

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue comprise about 1,000 highly-trained members who provide around-the-clock marine search and rescue services for B.C.'s coastal waters, every day of the year.

Many stations, including Richmond's, have successfully raised funds to purchase and maintain their own search-and-rescue vessels.

Sitting next to Vancouver International Airport, Station 10 plays an integral part in the airport's emergency plan, while also participating in disaster response plans in the event of an earthquake or flood.

Station 10 was originally known as Unit 7 and was funded by the Steveston Marine Rescue Society when it was founded in 1988 and based in Steveston.

 

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