Thursday, December 10, 2009
The Shelter's Annual Telethon is over and OMG what alot of work that was for the volunteers.
Sunday past was the Telethon and EastLink TV arrives at 8:00 am in the morning to setup their equipment. WELL !!! there was a bit of a snow storm the night before and the Lions Den building had no power and this is not an event you can cancel as we book a year in advance. Our volunteers are from all over Cumberland County, Nova Scotia and people are trying to decide if they could get to the event - volunteers, presenters and talent alike.
By 10:00 am the power was back on and everyone was rushing around getting the several scenes and backdrops ready. As the day went by the weather allow for people to arrive and the energy in that building was alive with excitement as the donations were being announced.
This Telethon was the most successful yet, the final numbers are not in yet but we should be hitting $19,000.