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   Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 

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Brothers in Arms

HACS of BC raises huge amounts of money for kids

By Ron Tyson, president Art Hovik, vice president, HACS BC

 

Art Hovik, (l to r). Winnie, Mike Wallace, Al Almundson, Ashley and Ron Tyson were on hand for a cheque presentation in the amount of $20,000 toward Camp Goodtimes and the CKNW orphans Fund July, 2017.


ach month the Historical Arms Collectors Society (HACS of BC) holds monthly shows and sales at Evergreen Hall. They concentrate on fundraising for Camp Good Times for kids fighting that terrible battle with cancer.

As gun owners, shooters and collectors, they take pride in providing support to the kids who really need some fun and enjoyment.

Over the last 10 years, HVACS is proud to say that we've donated over $100,000 dollars to the camp. In 2017, member have raised an astounding $20,000 and another $10,000 to the CKNW Orphans Fund

 

"Our Sgt. at Arms, Al Amumundson, contacted Winnie and Ashley from the Canadian Cancer Society who said the money raised this year will go to purchasing two new golf carts to move kids who have difficulty moving around the camp," said Art Hovik, BC HACS vice president.

HACS is very happy with Evergreen Hall for their monthly shows and thank supporters.

"The venue is well lit with lots of room, just right for our Sunday shows," says Hovik. "We thank the city of Chilliwack and the Mount Cheam Lions Club for keeping members well fed with great food and coffee."

Shows at Evergreen Hall have a 64 table layout. Two day shows are a 74 table layout. You must be a paid up member of HACS and are in good standing to rent tables at any shows.

Table Rentals Are Pre-Paid Only No Reservations. A large number of tables are rented on a yearly basis. A number of tables are available for single show rentals for $20 per table with a two table limit. Shows will be sold out on a waiting list. Book tables at any show for any following show Pay Jennifer at the front desk and get a table assigned for the next show.

 

The March show parking by donation.  No ATM on site.  Show hours 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

For more information, to book tables and to sign up for the newsletter, please visit www.hacsbc.ca.

 

 

 


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