[Sust-mar] Annual Sackville Rivers Association Dinner and Auction
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Mon Aug 22 13:49:53 EDT 2011
out and support the Sackville Rivers Association (SRA) on Friday September 9th
2011 at our annual dinner and auction!
evening will start at 6:00pm, with a smoked salmon (courtesy of St. Mary's
Smokehouse) hors d' oeuvres reception and a few words from our President Walter
turkey dinner and a silent auction will follow, where you will be able to bid
on great items such as two return VIA Rail train tickets to Montreal, and a two
night stay at the
Marriot in Halifax.
These are just two of the many prizes we
will be auctioning off for your pleasure and to help the SRA help the Sackville River and its watershed.
are $30 and are available at the SRA office located at the Sackville Heights
Community Centre, 45 Connolly Rd,
Sackville. You can contact us by phone at 865-9238 or by email at
sackvillerivers at ns.sympatico.ca for ticket information.
is our largest fundraiser of the year so come out and show your support for the
There are only 200 tickets
available so act fast!
info about the SRA:
The SRA, located in Sackville, Nova Scotia, is an
environmental non-governmental organization dedicated to the preservation,
restoration and enhancement of the SRW. The association has been functioning
for 21 years and has over 200 members. The SRA’s mandate is to:
Protect and where necessary restore
the environment of the Sackville River Watershed;
Raise awareness about the Sackville River and its adjacent watersheds;
Establish a Conservation
Corridor along the length of the Sackville River,
4. Provide training and advice to
community groups in other watersheds as needed, to restore the environment and
raise environmental awareness.
In the past, the SRA
has undertaken many projects, ranging from salmon habitat restoration to
successfully lobbying for flood plain zoning and protection. The SRA’s efforts
are concentrated on restoring and protecting Atlantic salmon habitat, and
reconnecting fragmented Atlantic salmon habitat through in-river restoration
and restocking. The SRA also works towards educating the public through its two
educational in-classroom programs River Rangers and Fish Friends.
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