The results from the annual charity auction held by the Kiwanis Club of Olds were up by $10,000 from last year. Board member Dale Mackie says in 2016 they raised $14,000 dollars but this year they crashed another record with over $24,000 collected.
That is according to Kiwanis board member Dale Mackie.
He says there were 113 bidders at the Olds Royal Canadian Legion on Thursday, December 7th and that surpassed their previous high of 96.
The annual charity auction run by the Kiwanis Club of Olds supports local programs including Kiwanis Playgrounds, Breakfast for Learning, the Scout & Girl Guide Hall, the Mountain View Emergency Shelter, the Olds & District Christmas Angels Society and the Kiwanis Music Festival.