Fort St. John Chamber raises $14K for hospital foundation

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. 

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“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.

Email Managing Editor Matt Preprost at editor@ahnfsj.ca.

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