Kin Club of Valley East Holds Annual Fireworks SaleTo Raise Funds For Community
Manon and Scott Bolger stand outside the steel container
which was used to hold the fireworks on sale by the Kin Club of Valley
East for the Victoria Day Weekend. The club also sells fireworks for the
Canada Day celebrations. Funds generated are then distributed by the Kin
Club to local Food Banks and several
other organizations in need of financial support. In addition to the
fireworks sale, the Kin Club runs a Major Bingo on Friday nights and
at Richer’s Variety. The Kin Club operates out of the playground
where it is open Monday to Wednesday from
during the summer months to provide refreshments to the minor baseball
players. The club house is also open whenever weekend tournaments are held
at the fields.
Bob Bolger, one of the association directors sits on the
National Board of Kin Canada and is responsible for the District of
He and his wife, Mary-Lou Bolger, the incoming secretary
of the Kin Club of Valley East, have been involved in the local group for
over 20 years. “Serving the community’s greatest needs” has been the
motto for the Kin Club of Valley East, which has been quietly working to
improve the quality of life for so many residents for so many years.
This is the first year that the Kin Club had a container to
work from, and according to Manon and Scott, it was great to be in out of
the cold wind. They have been doing the sale for approximately ten (10)
Fireworks for sale ranged from single items for less than $10 to the
Party Kit which sold for $160.
The Kin Club not only appreciates the support from local
residents who purchase the fireworks, but they also receive plenty of help
from sponsors, such as:
The Hanmer Valley Shopping Centre
The Super Mall on Lasalle Blvd.
The Chelmsford Canadian Tire
Who all allow the Kin Club to use their property for the sale.
Superior Safety provides the fire extinguisher which has never been
Pro North Transport provides the Trailer used in Sudbury
Valley View Trailer Sales provides the containers used at Chelmsford
and in Valley East
Dream Catcher Fireworks is where the fireworks are purchased
Valley East Good Neighbours Food Bank which provides use of the van
shown in the photo above.