Stittsville & District Lions Club present cheque to Dunrobin tornado victims

(Greg Patacaik, President of the Dunrobin Community Association, thanking the Stittsville & District Lions Club members at the cheque presentation for the Dunrobin tornado victims. Past-President Wayne Beaton is looking on. Photo: Phil Sweetnam)

At the Wednesday, March 13 meeting of the Stittsville & District Lions Club, a special presentation took place. From the many donations received from community members and businesses, a cheque for over $19,000 was presented to the Dunrobin tornado victims.

Greg Patacaik, President of the Dunrobin Community Association was present to accept the cheque on behalf of the residents. He gave an update of the current situation in Dunrobin and thanked the Lions Club for the good work that will be done with this generous donation for our neighbours in Dunrobin.

(Greg Patacaik outlines the work that the donations will cover to help the people of Dunrobin to rebuild. Photo: Phil Sweetnam)

The money was raised by the Stittsville & District Lions Club from many residents and businesses in Stittsville. Lions member, Darryl Metzger, organized the fundraising campaign and proudly emphasized the generosity of the Stittsville community in supporting the Dunrobin tornado relief fund.

(Darryl Metzger speaks about the generosity of the Stittsville community that made it possible for the Lions Club to support the Dunrobin tornado victims. Photo: Phil Sweetnam)

This cheque presentation was over and above the previous personal donation of $2,500 donated by the Lions Club members.


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