Thanks to our amazing sponsors, advertisers and fans, the Shuffle was a great success again this year. Because of their support of this festival, and recognition of its importance to the community and the world of live music, The Shuffle committee was able to donate $10,000 to the Niagara Chapter of Autism Ontario.
And we were able to contribute $5,000 to the Raise the Roof campaign which is building a Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis.
The Shuffle was also able to donate another $1,000 to the Animal Assistance Society of Niagara.
|The Canal Bank Shuffle Committee was proud to donate $10,000 to Autism Ontario, Niagara Chapter with proceeds from the 11th Annual Shuffle. Pictured l-r are: Shuffle chair Tim Sinnett, Bob Liddycoat, Cathy Pelletier, Bill Yedinak, Tamara Coleman-Lawrie, Niagara Chapter Manager, Autism Ontario, Brian McCormack and Dave Rotz. Absent from the committee were: Mike Calhoun, Terry Ugulini, Marian Yedinak, John Davis, Rudy Walters and John O'Brien.|
|On behalf of the Animal Assistance Society of the Niagara Region,
volunteers Carol Sheremetta and Jacquie Duffy accepted a donation of $1,000 from the Canal Bank Shuffle Committee during a recent fundraiser held at the Black Sea Hall in St. Catharines.
Operated solely by volunteers, the Animal Assistance Society is a registered non-profit charity dedicated to preventing the suffering of animals in Niagara. Representing the Shuffle were Dave Rotz, Cathy Pelletier, Brian McCormack, Bill Yedinak and Marian Yedinak.
The Canal Bank Shuffle Blues Festival was proud to contribute $5,000 to the Raise the Roof Campaign which will build a Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis.
|John Scodellaro (l) of Welland was thrilled to win the Fender guitar
signed by all the Shuffle performers.
|Ron Kreulen (l ) of St. Catharines took home the box of CD's. Bob Liddycoat of the Shuffle committee presented the two lucky draw winners with their prizes.
THANKS TO THESE GREAT SPONSORS
|Brock Centre for the Arts,
The Pen Centre,
Forty Creek Whisky
|Trillium Industrial Safety,
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