The Fort St. John Chamber raised nearly $14,000 for the hospital foundation after its successful BC LNG Hole in One golf tourney and indigenous celebration in June.
Chamber officials presented a cheque for $13,799.40 on July 16.
“We are excited to have the opportunity to provide funds from three successful Chamber events to benefit the community through a donation to the FSJ Hospital Foundation,” Cheryl Montgomery, executive director, said in a news release.
“Our goal for next year is of course to grow our events and continue to give back to the community in a meaningful way.”
The funds were raised during the Creating Energy celebration on June 12, which include a tour of the Charlie Lake Cave, also known as T'se K'wa, and a keynote speech from esteemed Osoyoos Indian Band Chief Clarence Louie. On June 13, the Chamber will hold is BC LNG Hole in One golf tournament.
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