PRESS RELEASE

Monday, January 30, 2017

 Fundraiser for affected families in the Acadian Peninsula

 (Balmoral, Charlo, Eel River Crossing and Dalhousie, NB) – The Restigouche-East municipalities (Balmoral, Charlo, Eel River Crossing and Dalhousie) are currently collecting donations to help victims of the Acadian Peninsula, especially those on Lamèque Island, since the Restigouche-West municipalities are currently focusing on the greater Tracadie-Sheila area. The main objective is to help disadvantaged families.

The sought donations are SPECIFICALLY cash and / or gas gift cards (Esso or Irving only). Your donations will be used for making food boxes for families in need, as well as providing them with gasoline for their generators.

Please bring your donations to your respective municipality (Balmoral, Charlo, Eel River Crossing or Dalhousie). Two deliveries will be made. For the first delivery that is scheduled for tomorrow morning, Tuesday, January 31, you have until 5 pm today, Monday, January 30, to bring your donations to your respective municipality. For those who can only bring their donations after 5 pm, you can go to the Balmoral municipal building until 8 pm. For the second delivery scheduled for Wednesday, February 1, you can bring your donations until Tuesday, January 31 at 5 pm to your respective municipalities.

The municipalities of Balmoral, Charlo, Eel River Crossing and Dalhousie will each contribute $ 500.

For information, please contact your respective municipality:

Village of Balmoral                   826-6060

Village of Charlo                      684-7850

Village of Eel River Crossing     826-6080

Town of Dalhousie                   684-7600

The Restigouche-East municipalities thank you for your collaboration. Your contribution can make all the difference for these affected families.