$1,397 from benefit Mega-Bingo destined for food banks

ABRAM-VILLAGE – Oct. 17, 2018 – The 88 people who attended the family benefit Mega-Bingo in Abram-Village last Sunday contributed a total amount of $1,397 to help out the Summerside Salvation Army Food Bank and the Tyne Valley Caring Cupboard. In addition, participants got to share more than $4,000 in prizes that had been contributed by various businesses and organizations. Again this year, several economic development and co-op sector organizations partnered to organize this bingo as a social event for Co-op and Small Business Week.

In the photo, standing from left, Diane McInnis, representing Evangeline-Central Credit Union, Angèle Arsenault, representing Wellington Co-op, and Raymond J. Arsenault, representing RDÉE PEI and the Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of PEI, with Sr. Norma Gallant of the Coopérative de communication communautaire, as they jointly announced the amount that had been raised for the cause.