Avonmore Oktoberfest lands $5,000 Scotiabank donation after 25th annual edition

From left: Scotiabank's Sebastien Lacroix and Lucie Bourgon, along with Roxborough Agricultural Society Directors Bryce Robinson, Linda Holland and Shayla Fraser, and Scotiabank's Alex Cardinal and Peggy Wilkes. Courtesy photo

$5,000 from Casselman branch

AVONMORE — The Roxborough Agricultural Society recently picked up a $5,000 contribution from Scotiabank’s Casselman branch. The big cheque represented Matching Funds from ticket sales at the 25th Avonmore Octoberfest — the Society’s popular early-fall fundraiser.

In addition to that Germanic event, the Society, of course, hosts the Avonmore Fair each July as well as its upcoming Christmas Craft Show and Sale — set for Dec. 3-4.

From left, Uwe and Stacy Loos, Miranda Loos, and Meagan Wylie enjoy the meal at Avonmore’s 25th annual Oktoberfest, Sept. 9. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

 

Emily Holland, 10, and Grace McKercher, 12, volunteering at the 25th annual event on the Avonmore fairgrounds. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

 

 


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