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White Rock-South Surrey Hospice fundraiser nets $3,000

The very first nighttime fundraiser held for the White Rock South Surrey Hospice Society netted $3,000 in donations.

More than 150 people turned out Sept. 22 for “An Evening in Monte Carlo,” an event organized by the White Rock Business Improvement Association and the Five Corners businesses.

There were casino games, henna tattoos, wine samples and raffle baskets contributed by local businesses. Prizes for the top casino winners – Rick Ketcheson, Ruth Gable, Rick Zaboyski and Susan Mallory – were donated by merchants.

Catherine Ferguson, executive director of the hospice, kicked off the live auction. Items included a VIP shopping experience, a pamper-yourself night, floral arrangements, kids’ art classes, a gift basket and a supervised rapid weight loss program.

BIA executive director Sherri Wilson Morissette said she was pleased with the results.

“We were fortunate to have an outstanding committee of dedicated merchants who worked hard to put this event together,” she said.

“Everyone gave 100 per cent to create a terrific evening.”

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