Fundraiser on the Right Track!

2016-fall-colours-train-ride-engine-jean-kerins-14670783_1150674371668346_4995289627059903348_nAnd it’s no wonder:  even the overcast sky and occasional light rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of the 62 participants, including 6 children, aboard the Credit Valley Explorer!  We sold out our train car and raised in total $1,385 for the Bruce Trail Conservancy.

2016-fall-colours-train-ride-station-jean-kerins-14717256_1150674368335013_2673044939034892571_nThe train left the station in Orangeville for a 3-hour ride down to Snelgrove and back.

2016-fall-colours-train-ride-cheese-plate-and-ticket-jean-kerins-14681727_1150674388335011_5473107691690106722_nGuests were treated to a first class meal, from elegant cheese plate appetizer to apple blossoms for dessert.

Thanks to our sponsors (Millcroft Inn, Caledon Public Library, Credit Valley Snow Train, and Bruce Trail Conservancy), much fun was had with the raffle draw for four great prizes.   A stop at the General Store in Inglewood rounded out the day’s activities.

2016-fall-colours-train-ride-trestle-bridge-jean-kerins-14563378_1150674395001677_4282031743443033471_nBut it was the beautiful fall colours and breathtaking heights on trestle bridges that were the real stars of the day.

2016-fall-colours-train-ride-right-on-jean-kerins-14581576_1150674445001672_8831690244841688827_nDirector at Large, Marisa Jokelainen, rated the day “right on track”.

Thanks to Andree Zeritsch, Janice McClelland, and Diane McKenzie for making this event happen.

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Thank you for joining us, and see you next year!

 

Photo credits:  Jean Kerins

 

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