Counting on Piano Students

Anne Macdonald (right), one of Nelson’s fine piano teachers, presents Selkirk College donor development coordinator Pat Henman (left) with a cheque for $500 to purchase a seat in support of the “Count Me In” fundraising campaign.

July 19

Anne Macdonald (right), one of Nelson’s fine piano teachers, presents Selkirk College donor development coordinator Pat Henman (left) with a cheque for $500 to purchase a seat in support of the “Count Me In” fundraising campaign. Macdonald’s students, ages 7 to 18, raised $500 through pledges and donations collected at their final recitals and a music sight-read-a-thon. The seat will have an engraved plaque that says “Piano students of Anne Macdonald 2010-11.” All funds raised through the campaign will be used to purchase new seats, lights and sound equipment for the theatre formerly known as Studio 80. Fifty-three of the 108 seats available have been sold. For information on the campaign or to donate, visit selkirk.ca/s/count-me-in.

 

 

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