Kathy Barendregt drives a sleigh of families around the Buck Flats field where the rugby fund raiser was held.

Sleigh ride and campfire evening raises funds for HSS rugby

Rugby supporters enjoyed sleigh rides, hot dogs and chilli, and campfire conversation at the HSS girls rugby fund raiser last Friday.

Tanya Margerm, organizer of the fund raising event, enjoys the warm conversation around the campfire along with Taylor Beck and Erin Malkinson. Rugby supporters enjoyed warm chilli, hot dogs and hot chocolate at the fund raiser last Friday evening.

Ryder, 7, cooks himself a hot dog over the toasty warm campfire.

HSS rugby players Dylana, Delainey, Taylor, Shanell and Kaylyn visit the Percheron horses that pulled all the groups of sleigh riders. The sleigh rides and fund raiser event collected money to support the HSS women’s rugby sevens team, flying down to provincials in Vancouver April 26 and 27.

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