Monday December 12, 2011


Elfin Olympiad

Anderson wins $1000 for charity at Minters

Staff/Voice photos


Steve Anderson holds cheque made out to the Mennonite Central Committee on Saturday after winning the money at Minter's Country Store in Chilliwack.


hey stitched, snipped, sewed and sang in what was dubbed the Elf Olympics at Minterís Country Store Saturday with the winnerís choice of charities getting $1000 donated by Brian Minter.

The perennial elves came in various sizes and shapes including oversized elf Richard Procee from Hoefstedís who returned once again to face off with other local personalities.

Last year Minterís hosted the Gingerbread Challenge where contestants decorated houses.

Elves were tested and judged on a variety of tasks including best paper snowflake, reciting Twas the Night Before Christmas and singing White Christmas with a mouthful of marshmallows.

  • Steve Brouwer from Entrust Mortgages was racing for Unity Chirsitan School.

  • Terry Grange from BC Ambulance Services was racing for Fraser Valley Autism Society

  • Lt. Trevor Kirkpatrick from the Chilliwack Fire Department was racing for Chilliwack Firefighters Charitable Society.

  • Steve Anderson from Chilliwack Senior Secondary School was racing for the Mennonite Central Committee in Chilliwack.

  • Don Lehn from Hawk Radio was racing for Chilliwack Community Services.

  • Gabe Marshalok from the Chilliwack Huskers was racing for the Chilliwack Hospice Society.

  • Richard Procee from Hofstedeís Country Barn was racing for Chilliwack Salvation Army Care and Share Centre.

  • Scott Riley from Star FM was racing for the Chilliwack BCSPCA.

  • Coun. Chuck Stam from the City of Chilliwack was racing for Ruth & Naomiís Street Mission.

The winner of the event was Steve Anderson.

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