Christmas Book Fair 2017

The Christmas Book Fair, held by the Lions Club of Helensville last weekend, raised just over $8,100, slightly down from last year but still an excellent result. We hope that our supporters have many hours of enjoyable reading, and we would especially like to thank all those who donated books, you make the Book Fair.
Putting together a book fair is a team effort and the Club would not be able to cope without assistance from the Helensville community. We really appreciated the help we received from the students of Kaipara College, whose energy was contagious, thanks is also due to the members of the Helensville Tennis Club and friends and relations who lent a hand in unpacking and repacking the books. We also wish to thank members of the Rodney Local Board for their help and Copy & Print for letting us use their shop as a drop off point for books. Special thanks for donated prizes for the raffle by Jenny at Allsorts and Bea at Kaipara Fresh Fish.
All the funds raised go into the Lions Club of Helensville Charitable Trust Account and will be used in our community to assist those members or organisations in need of support, as well as into community projects such as the Christmas Festival and exercise stations on the planned for Fitness Track at Rautawhiri Park.
The books left over are re-sorted with damaged or unsaleable books going to the Helensville Recycle Centre. Other books are sold at the Lions bookstall at the Kaukapakapa Market, which is held on the third Sunday of each month, and at other events run by the Lions Club of Helensville throughout the year.
The next Book Fair is our Autumn Book Fair, which will be held on the last weekend of May, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th 2018,in the Helensville War Memorial Hall. As a service to the community the Helensville Lions will accept books throughout the year. Small amounts can be left at Helensville Copy & Print, any time in April or May. For further information call Chris 420 8527 or any other member of the Lions Club of Helensville.

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