Skating show benefits food bank

CLIFFORD – The local community was treated to an evening of entertainment on Dec. 17 at the Clifford Arena when the Clifford Skating Club presented a Christmas Skating Show.

Skaters dressed in festive winter wear and skated a number of routines to please the audience of family and friends.

The club invited everyone to bring along non-perishable food items for the Clifford Food Bank for their community donation.

Coaches Nicole Lenselink and Tiffany Lenselink and skaters Emma Rae, Kirsten Hummel and Abby Wightman presented Clifford Food Bank chairman Bruce Shannon and treasurer Karen Dowler with six large boxes of food and a cash donation.

Shannon applauded the skaters on their terrific performances and for offering such a large contribution of food.

Each month, a number of families are supported through the food bank. This year, 16 families received all the essentials for a festive feast in their holiday hamper, as well as toys and treats for the children.