Ashcroft’s Jessica Mazar helped out at a fundraiser Aug. 4, which raised $1,000 towards her trip to Toronto later this month to compete for the title of Miss Teen Canada Globe 2012. She was selected to represent southern BC at the national level, and is excited - and a little nervous - about what lies ahead. The top ten finishers in the pageant will have the opportunity to compete in the U.S., but Jessica is focussed on the Miss Teen Canada Globe event. At the moment, Jessica is fundraising to cover the cost of the event, but when she returns to Ashcroft she plans to focus her fundraising efforts on the Gastric Cancer Foundation, in memory of her grandfather, Glenn Ross. Among those sponsoring the Aug. 4 event were Safety Mart, Ashcroft Irly Bird, Ashcroft Bakery, Bob Cave and Deanna Wong, and Central Cafe.