BROCKVEGAS Fundraiser nets $11,000 for local St. John Ambulance – HomeTown TV12

BROCKVEGAS Fundraiser nets $11,000 for local St. John Ambulance

BROCKVEGAS Fundraiser nets $11,000 for local St. John Ambulance

Brockville – The communities of Leeds, Grenville, and Lanark joined forces last week to raise an astonishing $11,000 in support of St. John Ambulance. The non-profit organization held a charity casino night on November 9,
2019 at the Brockville Convention Centre.

“We are fortunate to enjoy outstanding community support for this annual event…they made sure that our local St. John Ambulance has the money they need to cover a wide range of expenses,” said branch manager Deborah Coligan.

Photo by Adam Parker

The 175 supporters at Brockvegas enjoyed a buffet meal, played casino games with “funny money”, and bid on a silent auction.

“We are so grateful to the dozens and dozens of local business owners who gave such generous donations to our silent auction,” said Margaret Wicklum, chair of the local St. John Ambulance branch.


Quick facts:

• All donations to this branch stay in our community.
• St. John is a “not for profit” organization. We don’t receive any government funding to support our
activities and programs in your community.
• Our Medical First Response (MFR) Community Service Unit (CSU) is available to provide First Aid
coverage at community events across the supported region.
• St. John Ambulance is the global leader in the development and provision of First Aid and CPR
Community donors to Brockvegas:

Hands Fireworks, Enterprise Car Rental, Brockville Wood Products, Royal Canadian Mint, Deluxe Paint
Brockville, Eastern Marine Services, R.L. Collectables & Antiques Wood & Crafts, Eastern Marine Services,
Jeff Shaver, Margaret Whitley, The Purple Door, Home Hardware Brockville, O’Connor Gallery, My Vintage Revamped, 1000 Islands Hearing, King Edward Auto, Independent Grocer Perth, W.L. Peters,
Corner Stone Stylist Gananoque, Heritage Clock Shop Brockville, Dollarama, Wasisp, Isis, The Brick,
The Country Cottage, Top Shelf Brewery Perth, Savvy Brockville, J. Mann Books, The Jewel Box Brockville,
Weagant, River Lily Boutique Brockville, Gananoque Brewing Company, Stephanie Davis Creations,
Dennis Stein, Artistic Photography, Billings Auto, Richard’s Coffee House Brockville, Marks Tire,
Colonial Flowers, Island Chinese Gananoque, Boardwalk Landing Fashions, The Dollar Store Gananoque,
Jasper Fitness, Buell St. Bistro, Rockport Boatline, No Frills Gananoque, Metro, Comfort Inn, Jiffy Muffler,
Welburn Auto, Tile Tech, Mount Pakenham, First Choice Perth, Mainstreet Restaurant Merrickville,
Perth St. Flea Market, Cedar Valley Golf Club, Pioneer, 1000 Island Kayaking, CAA, VIA Rail Canada,
Perry Prete, Bodega Wines, Personal Service Coffee, B&G Mattress, Jen Dupuis, Anita Edgley, Jean Jensen,
Sheryl Mallory, Gabriel Pizza, Prescott Golf Club, Gananoque Chev Olds, 3M Brockville, Riverside Prescott,
Glen House Resort, 1000 Islands Martial Arts, Robeson’s Country Store Gananoque, Chef Karen Huntley,
1000 Islands Glamping, Medium Effort Fine Art Supplies, TinCap Restaurant, Kashi Restaurant,
The Stove Store, Vicken Koundakjian, Promotional Concepts.


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