COCHRANE, AB, June 6, 2012 /CNW/ - A grassroots fundraising campaign aims to raise at least a ton of pennies, and perhaps much more, in support of the organization Right To Play, helping to provide play based programs for children in Benin, West Africa.
|WHAT:|| Media Conference and Kick-Off for the "Ton of Pennies" campaign for Right To Play
Donations of pennies will be accepted throughout the summer in cooperation with local community groups. A ton of pennies will help 72 children in Benin.
|WHO:|| In attendance at the Media Conference:
Martin Parnell - Founder "Quests for Kids"
Truper McBride, Mayor of Cochrane
Alison Temple, Cochrane Minor Soccer Association
Ron Casey, MLA for Banff-Cochrane
Blake Richards, MP for Wildrose
Dan Kroffat, "Ton of Pennies" Committee Chair
|WHY:||Every penny raised will go towards supporting Right To Play's activities to provide play-based programs for children in Benin.|
|WHEN:||Saturday, June 9, 2012 - 12 Noon|
|WHERE:||Cochrane Toyota, 8 River Heights Drive, Cochrane, AB T4C 0N8|
Media Release courtesy TransRockies Events
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