The Glengarry News

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18,983 at Oktoberfest

publisher Sep 25, 2019 - 1:31pm

Some 18,983 people attended the September 20 and 21 Beau’s Oktoberfest in Vankleek Hill.

This was the 11th annual edition of the event, which has now contributed $802,644 to scores of charitable and community groups.

The $91,432 raised – which greatly exceeded the annual target of $75,000 – will greatly benefit the United Way of Eastern Ontario,
Hidden Harvest, and Ottawa Riverkeeper, as well as numerous local service clubs and community groups who got involved and loaned helping hands to the event.

  

Record set

publisher Aug 11, 2019 - 7:32pm

Thousands converged on a field in St-Albert Sunday to see 243 threshing machines set a Guinness World Record and raise $100,000 for cancer research. Among those participating were cancer survivors.