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KidSport organizers seek toonies for kids

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Photo: Councilor Bruce Christensen (left) hands Gail Weber a toonie in exchange for a KidSport Banner on Monday afternoon – Christine Rumleskie/Energeticcity.ca

By Christine Rumleskie

 

Fort St. John City Councilors kicked-off an annual toonie drive for kids at Monday’s City Council meeting.

After declaring March as KidSport Month, City Councilors dug into their pockets and donated a toonie each for the cause.

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Chair of the North Peace KidSport, Gail Weber, says the organization allows children of all abilities to compete in sports.

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Banners are being sold around Fort St. John at Quizno’s, Ernie’s Source for Sports, The Hair Bin, North Peace Leisure Pool, Today’s Techniques and Fort Bowling Lanes.

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Each banner is signed by the donor, and then hung on the walls of the business selling the banner.

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They are two dollars each, and all money will go towards sport programs for local children.

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