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Tim Hortons makes sweet donation to Cariboo Memorial Hospital Foundation

The $9,284.89 raised during the Smile Cookie campaign went to the foundation
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Cariboo Memorial Hospital Foundation members Rick Nelson, left, Sheila Piderman, Tammy Tugnum, Carol Ann Taphorn, Lynda Colgate and Cindy Watt receive a donation of $9,284.89 from Tim Hortons co-owner John Sharman (centre) and Alek Sharman, missing. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Cariboo Memorial Hospital Foundation members accepted a $9,284.89 donation from Tim Hortons Friday, Oct. 6 in Williams Lake.

Co-owners John Sharman and Alek Sharman earmarked their Smile Cookie campaign’s proceeds to the foundation.

“We iced 6,189 cookies,” said foundation member Tammy Tugnum. “The cookes went for $1.50 each.”

Tugnum said the money is a big boost to this year’s fundraising efforts.

The foundation’s 2023 gala, which was sold out by Sept. 18, is happening on Saturday, Nov. 18.

This year’s theme is Vintage Christmas.

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Monica Lamb-Yorski

About the Author: Monica Lamb-Yorski

A B.C. gal, I was born in Alert Bay, raised in Nelson, graduated from the University of Winnipeg, and wrote my first-ever article for the Prince Rupert Daily News.
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