Fundraiser Friday: Two talks by Mr. Trudeau and more!

The LCA inbox got a lot of action this week as several local charities and service clubs are putting on some interesting fundraisers.  Fundraisers that YOU need to know about.  Fundraisers that YOU need to attend!  So let’s get to it!

Friends of Regina Public Library present Alexandre Trudeau

The Friends are putting on a luncheon with guest speaker Alexandre Trudeau.  Mr Trudeau is a documentary filmmaker, journalist and speaker who is known for his often controversial coverage of the social, political and economic issues behind some of the world’s major conflicts.

The event is being presented by Friends of Regina Public Library with proceeds going to the Regina Public Library as a tribute to its 100th anniversary.

Wednesday; September 17th
The Conexus Arts Centre
Main Stage
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Tickets are $35 each or $250 for a table of 8
Available at:  Book and Brier Patch; University of Regina Bookstore; Bach and Beyond; Eat Healthy Foods

For more information call  Susan Birley at 790-8528 or email or visit

Big Brothers of Regina 20th Annual Dinner and Auction, featuring Alexandre Trudeau

Big Brothers of Regina is hosting a Dinner, Silent Auction and Live Auction in the evening of the 17th with Alexandre Trudeau as guest speaker.  The theme of Mr. Trudeau’s talk is “Global Challenges and Our Youth.”

Wednesday, September 17th

Conexus Arts Centre

Tickets are $75 or $600 for a table of eight

Go to the Big Brothers website or call 757-3900 to reserve your tickets!

Canadian Cancer Society Jail-N-Bail

The annual Jail-N-Bail event is coming up on September 30 and October 1st, but now’s the time to come out and volunteer as a snitch, a jailbird or make a pledge.  Check out the Jail-N-Bail website and get involved!

Big Book Sale!

We’ve received notice that there is a Big Book Sale planned at the Senior’s Centre on College Avenue on Friday September 12 and Saturday the 13th.   The sale is on each day from 10AM-4PM.   The email was a little vague on what the sale was for, but I’ll bet it’s to help the folks at the Senior’s Centre.  Besides, it’s books!  So make sure to check it out!

Photo Credits: shawnson and rachaelvoorhees on Flickr.

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