Food bank bolstered by Lorne Scots' donation
- Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 21 Dec 2006, p. 5
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Approximately 13,000 lbs. of food were collected by the Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin & Halton Regiment) for the annual Holiday Food Drive. Georgetown Bread Basket will distribute the donations to food banks throughout Halton Region. On hand to present the food were from left: Cpl. Nick Barbieri, Sgt. Jason
Kiss, Sgt. Matt Colbeck, chair of the Georgetown Bread Basket Ed Cox, Lt.-Col Tim Orange, Georgetown Bread Basket volunteer Jasper Jasperson, Director of Georgetown Bread Basket Brian Amos, Sgt. Bruce Brady and Master Warrant Officer Alex McKelvey.
Area food banks, including Georgetown Bread Basket, were recipients of donations collected during the 32 Canadian Brigade Group `s annual Holiday Food Drive. All of the brigade units are asked to make contributions to local food banks and the donation targets for this year's campaign is 50,000 lbs. in non-perishable food items. On Dec. 9 the Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin & Halton Regiment) answered the call. Unit members brought in an estimated 13,000 lbs. to the Todd Rd. armoury. "I am impressed by the combined effort made by all the soldiers of the regiment," said Commanding Officer, Lt. Col. Tim Orange. "Each year we set a goal for donations, and each year they surpass it. It reflects their charitable spirit and concern for the people within the unit's area." Georgetown Bread Basket will distribute the donations to food banks throughout Halton Region.
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- Barbieri, Nick ; Kiss, Jason ; Colbeck, Matt ; Cox, Ed ; Orange, Tim ; Jasperson, Jasper ; Amos, Brian ; Brady, Bruce ; McKelvey, Alex
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