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Enderby Lions support Special Olympics

Volunteers at the Special Olympics Book Warehouse Patrice Abbot (left), Andy Moerman, Teresa Titterigton, Aline Broomfield, Yvonne Feedham, Sue Matovich and Mar Anabo accept a donation of $1,000 from Wilf Courtemanche (third from right), on behalf of the Enderby Lions Club. - photo submitted
Volunteers at the Special Olympics Book Warehouse Patrice Abbot (left), Andy Moerman, Teresa Titterigton, Aline Broomfield, Yvonne Feedham, Sue Matovich and Mar Anabo accept a donation of $1,000 from Wilf Courtemanche (third from right), on behalf of the Enderby Lions Club.
— image credit: photo submitted

The Enderby Lions Club has always supported charities throughout the North Okanagan and this year’s donation of $1,000 was recently welcomed by the Vernon Special Olympics fundraising volunteers.

Wilf Courtemanche recently presented a cheque to Yvonne Feedham from SOBC-Vernon at the Book Warehouse in the Alpine Centre, which raises funds for the charity with ongoing book sales.

“Funds are used to buy much-needed equipment, pay for the rental of sports facilities, send athletes to competitions and other needs,” said Britta Gretzmacher, public relations, SOBC-Vernon. “SOBC-Vernon supports more than 140 athletes of all ages with intellectual disabilities in 14 different sports and with an emphasis on enriching lives through positive sports experience.”

To participate, volunteer or donate please go to ww.sobcvernon.ca

 

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