From left to right, Jonara Paul, Joely Paul and Destinee Boyd work the bingo and concession at the Lhtako Dene Hall on Saturday evening (March 9). The trio are part of a group of nine Lhtako Dene students and four chaperones who are fundraising to attend Gathering our Voices, a week-long First Nations youth conference held in Port Alberni. Last weekend’s event raised $238. The Lhtako Dene youth will be holding one more fundraising dinner, bingo and loonie auction Saturday, March 16 at 5 p.m. at the Lhtako Dene Hall at 1943 Lust Rd. before leaving for the conference. Ronan O’Doherty photo

Fun fundraising at Lhtako Dene Hall

Lhtako Dene youth are raising money to go to a youth conference next week

Lhtako Dene youth are raising money to take part in Gathering our Voices, a week-long conference for Indigenous youth that will take place next week in Port Alberni.

Last weekend, they raised $238 through a dinner, bingo and loonie auction. The Lhtako Dene youth will be holding one more fundraising dinner, bingo and loonie auction Saturday, March 16 at 5 p.m. at the Lhtako Dene Hall at 1943 Lust Rd. before leaving for the conference. Nine students and four chaperones will be making the trip to Port Alberni.

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