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Staff at Scotiabank in Cannington raise nearly $2,500 for animal shelter

The Scotiabank branch in Cannington has delivered an early Christmas gift for the local animal shelter.

“We are full of love and thanks to all at the Scotia Bank in Cannington for their huge donation of $2482.78 to the Brock Township Sick and Injured Animal Fund! These funds will go a long way to provide important life saving medical treatment for the animals at the shelter,” reads a social media post from the shelter.

Social media campaign launches in support of food bank

Organizers of a donation campaign through social media are hoping to generate a holiday haul for the Brock Community Food Bank.

Adeline Khoo Pettit, PeggyLee McLean and Colin Theodoru – the administrators of Facebook pages Brock Ultimate Deals and Beaverton Treasure Finds – are once again calling on the community’s support in collecting donations leading into the holiday season.

Secret Santa for a Senior program returns to Durham

Residents in Brock Township and across Durham Region are once again being asked to play Secret Santa for a Senior.

The Durham Elder Abuse Network (DEAN) has issued a call to area residents and businesses to sponsor gift packages – including a personal needs item (such as shampoo, conditioner or lotion), a comfort item (a pillow, pajamas or winter clothing) and an interest item (a book, magazine or treat) — for elderly residents this holiday season.