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Amherst Valentine Run gives back to community

Valentine Run cheque’s were presented to several organizations Wednesday afternoon at Minocha McKenney Dental. On hand for the presentation was: (women, left to right) Ericka Webb, physical education teacher at West Highlands Elementary School; Sandra Bateman, acting principal at West Highlands Elementary School; Tricia Dewar, vice principal at Amherst Regional High School; Darlene Wessell of the Bright Beginnings Child Care Centre; Rachna Minocha, major sponsor of the Amherst Valentine Run (AVR), and AVR committee member, (men, left to right) Alan Theal, AVR committee member; Ken MacKenzie, AVR committee member; Peter Nixon, Athletic Director at E.B. Chandler Junior High School; and Rick McKenney, major sponsor of the AVR, and AVR committee member.
Valentine Run cheque’s were presented to several organizations Wednesday afternoon at Minocha McKenney Dental. On hand for the presentation was: (women, left to right) Ericka Webb, physical education teacher at West Highlands Elementary School; Sandra Bateman, acting principal at West Highlands Elementary School; Tricia Dewar, vice principal at Amherst Regional High School; Darlene Wessell of the Bright Beginnings Child Care Centre; Rachna Minocha, major sponsor of the Amherst Valentine Run (AVR), and AVR committee member, (men, left to right) Alan Theal, AVR committee member; Ken MacKenzie, AVR committee member; Peter Nixon, Athletic Director at E.B. Chandler Junior High School; and Rick McKenney, major sponsor of the AVR, and AVR committee member. - Dave Mathieson

Hosting yard sale Saturday morning at E.B. Chandler Junior High School

AMHERST – All the money raised at the 4th Annual Amherst Valentine Run at West Highlands Elementary School in Mid-February was presented to several organizations at Minocha McKenney Dental Wednesday afternoon.

The run raised $3,000 and it was distributed to programs at West Highlands Elementary, Amherst Regional High School, E.B. Chandler Junior High School, the Bright Beginnings Child Care Centre, The YMCA of Cumberland Pre-School, and the Amherst A’s Under-18 basketball team.

The Amherst Valentine Run Committee is hosting a yard sale at E.B. Chandler from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

People can donate items to be sold at the yard sale at E.B. Chandler on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Money raised at the yard sale will goes towards the cost of running the 2019 Amherst Valentines Run.

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