By Barb McKay
At this year’s Community Living Kincardine and District (CLKD) Celebration Gala there will be plenty to celebrate.
CLKD executive director Andy Swan said the Inspiring Possibilities ‘Here at Home’ capital campaign for the new residence on
“We are excited about this upcoming gala, as it provides us an opportunity to thank the community for their generous support, as well as a chance to acknowledge the hard work of our fundraising volunteers,” Swan said.
Last year, the gala, which kicked off the campaign, raised $15,000. Swan hopes this year that CLKD will be able to surpass that amount. The gala will be held Nov. 16 in the main hall at the Davidson Centre. Bruce Steakhouse will cater the dinner and there will be a dance to follow. Chris Beesley, CEO of Community Living Ontario, and Larry Robinson, vice-president of Areva
Swan said there are plenty of fantastic prizes this year, as part of the silent auction and the raffle.
Huron-Bruce MP Ben Lobb will be this year’s auctioneer. Items include two weeks at a vacation home in
Raffle tickets are $5 or four for $20 and are available at CLKD office on
Gala tickets are $75 and can be purchased at the CLKD office or by calling 519-396-9434.