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Grads celebrate with a day of fun in Lethbridge

Posted on June 14, 2016 by 40 Mile Commentator
Photo submitted by Ingrid Dekker- A group of 2016 Bow Island graduates raised money for a dry grad celebration that involved a trip to Lethbridge for a day of fun activities.

By Jamie Rieger
A number of Bow Island graduates celebrated their milestone recently with a Dry Grad that involved a trip to Lethbridge for some paintballing, trampoline fun,  and a trip to LA Escape.
Thirty five grads took part in the dry grad and raised the funds themselves to make it happen. They raised $5,000 through bottle drives, battery collection, and other fundraisers and received $1,000 through private donations. Some money was also raised from ticket sales for the event.
“They even picked rocks to raise money, but only had to do it for two hours each,” said parent, Ingrid Dekker.
Dry grad is an option for celebration for graduates that is alcohol-free.

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