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Lido to host weekend fundraiser

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This Saturday, the Lido Theatre will be holding a fundraiser for a CN employee.

The Connecting Communities Fundraiser, created for 23 year old Matthew Sheppard, a Fort Nelson resident, will take place starting at 7 p.m.

Sheppard recently had his leg amputated after a workplace accident at the CN Rail yard in Fort Nelson.

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The fundraiser will involve live music from bands such as Darcy Bailey and his daughter Jessica, along with many other live performances. There will also be a silent auction, a 50/50, as well as other “secret” surprises.

The fundraiser’s organizers are currently seeking $2,500 for operating funds for the event and as of now, still require roughly $1,600.

Tickets can be purchased at the Telus store at the Totem Mall or at the Lido Theatre. Tickets are $15, $20 dollars for reserved seating or $25 at the door.

For more information on the event or tickets, please contact Dennis Hetman at 250-787-1345.

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