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Community Heroes: Bell Aliant Pioneers donate $35,000 to Max Simms Camp

Bell Aliant Pioneer volunteers recently made a $35,000 donation to the Lions Max Simms Camp, located in central Newfoundland. The funds are to be used to upgrade the safety and security systems in the camp. This modern camp, which opened its doors in 1981, is designed to provide challenged individuals with an accessible, enriching and rewarding camping experience. For the past 24 years, members of the Bell Aliant Pioneers have made an annual trip to the Max Simms Camp, donating more than $2 million in labour, in-kind services and monetary donations for maintenance and upgrades to this facility. Pictured here Bell Aliant Fort Pepperrell Club’s life member Jack Badcock (left), makes the cheque presentation to Dan Hopkins, chairman of the board of the Max Simms Memorial Camp Foundation. — Submitted photo

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