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Tuesday , 22 September 2020

RMHCNA postpones all fundraising events until further notice

Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Alberta has postponed all fundraising events until it’s safe to bring people again in groups.

The Run for RMHC Alberta, originally scheduled for May 2 is postponed and RMHC Alberta Lakeland Golf Classic has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 26, instead of June.

“We want to thank you for your patience and your flexibility, and for your support of RMHC Alberta families,” said Oreen Skiba, Stakeholder Relations Manager, Lakeland Region in an email.

“When we all come through this together, our families will need your support more than ever.”

Ronald McDonald House Charities fundraised $138,000 from the Winterland Invitational hockey tournament in 2020. 

In its third year, 36 teams atom and peewee teams came to Bonnyville, Elk Point, and Glendon on Family Day weekend with an eye to expand to Cold Lake for next year’s tournament.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connect Media. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.