The students of Mrs. Patterson’s grades 6/7 class would like to thank Second Time Around Thrift Shop for the generous donation of $500 to assist with their efforts to fund raise for a field trip to the Silver Lake Environmental Camp.

The students of Mrs. Patterson’s grades 6/7 class would like to thank Second Time Around Thrift Shop for the generous donation of $500 to assist with their efforts to fund raise for a field trip to the Silver Lake Environmental Camp.

Great first year for Second Time Around

Aschroft & District Fund Raising Society (Second Time Around) ’s first Annual General Meeting was held Apr. 21. Election of officers resulted in the following: President Val Martin, Secretary/Treasurer Bev Campbell, and Directors Anne Bonter, Colin Franes, Ron Jones and Percy Clark.

Copies of our financial statement are available at the store.

We gave out a total of $9,510 in grants to local groups. Grants were given to:  Winding Rivers Arts and Performance Society (2x$300), Ashcroft & District Fall Fair ($500), Ashcroft-Cache Creek Seniors Association ($500), Spences Bridge Desert Daze ($260), Sage and Sands Pony Club ($300), South Cariboo E. Fry Society ($400), Cache Creek Elementary School Garden Club ($750), Ashcroft Secondary School Girls Basketball ($750), Ashcroft Tennis Club ($1,000), School Soccer Association ($500), Jr. Boys Basketball ($750), Minor Hockey ($200), Senior Girls Basketball ($500), Early Learning Association ($1,000), Ashcroft Rodeo Parade ($500), 4H CLub ($500), and Cache Creek Parents Advisory Council ($500).

A big thank you to everyone who donated items to us making it possible to give out these grants. Keep the donations coming!!!!

If you are interested in helping out the community and have a few spare hours, we can always use  more volunteers at the store.

For further information, please call Val 250-457-9337.

by Val Martin