9:30 a.m., May 17)
students, staff and parents join forces to raise nearly
Special to Orléans Online
Community Elementary School held their 8th annual Run-4-Fun
on Thursday, culminating a fundraising effort that saw the
school's staff, students and parents raise nearly $10,000
for new equipment.
Students at Fallingbrook Community Elementary
School take part in the Run-4-Fun on Thursday
in which they raised $4,000 to help purchase
new electronic equipment for the school. Fred
the students participated in the run and were encouraged
to show their team spirit by wearing an assigned class
colour. The group with the most team spirit will have
their name engraved on the Run-4-Fun trophy.
the run, the students and their families enjoyed a BBQ,
carnival games, face painting and a books/toys/DVDs sale.
They also held a silent auction with some incredible donations
from businesses around Ottawa.
only was fitness celebrated at Fallingbrook, but this
event is the Parent-Teacher Association's biggest fundraiser.
In the past, the school has purchased Smartboards, provided
special programming, team uniforms and athletic equipment.
year, the Fallingbrook PTA will use the money raised to
purchase additional programming, athletic equipment and
technology to better equip the students' classrooms and
enhance their learning opportunities.
students and staff at Fallingbrook would like to thank
the following businesses for their generous donations...
Clintar Landscape Management
- Arnon Construction
- Capital Camps
- TagZone Paintball
- Atwill Service Centre
- Little Ray's Reptile Zoo
- Orleans Optometry Clinic
- Sobey's (Innes & 10th Line)
- New Freedom Chiropractic
- Oaktree Health
- National Gallery of Canada
- National Arts Centre
- Allstate Insurance
story was made possible thanks to their generous support
of our local business partners.)
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