Sunday, January 24, 2010

Councils Donate to Haitian Relief

The Mayors and Warden of Lunenburg County are collectively donating 5 thousand dollars for relief efforts in Haiti . Mayor Don Downe of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Bridgewater Mayor Carroll Publicover, Mahone Bay Mayor Joe Feeney, Lunenburg Mayor Laurence Mawhinney and Warden Alan Webber of the Municipality of the District of Chester says the team effort is on behalf of their respective councils and residents. The funds will be directed through Maritime Command and are targeted for the coastal area of Jacmel where the sailors of HMCS Halifax are involved in restoration efforts. It's also the home of the mother of the Governor-General.