This is the time of year we excitedly put out a post announcing our upcoming annual Bowling Tournament and Silent Auction fundraiser. This event has always been held the Saturday after the May Victoria Day long weekend. While we have the alley booked for May 23rd, it is currently closed due the virus 🦠. We do not know if it will re-open by this date or what social distancing will look like at that time.
We will likely have to postpone or possibly cancel our event for the safety and well-being of our supporters. We are debating whether to run some of the components such as the ever popular Craft Beer, Wine and Spirit Board and a handmade quilt raffle. Stay tuned for updates.
Olivia’s Trust still plans to award a post-secondary scholarship to a student currently set to graduate from Prince Andrew High School in June 2020. Since schools are closed and we do not know when they will re-open, it may not be possible for students wishing to apply to get their applications in to Student Services by the May 15th deadline. Therefore, if you are a student or know of a student that will graduate this year and wish to apply for our scholarship, please send your essay along with 2 letters of recommendation directly to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
Olivia’s Trust will soon be making donations to organizations in most need that meet our mandate. Once we have made our choices, another post will go out to let you know where your support is helping during these uncertain and challenging times.
Thank you and stay safe ~ Dale, Nicole and Tom
Family, friends and volunteers of the Olivia Jollota Memorial Trust invite you to our Annual Bowling Tournament 🎳 and Silent Auction Fundraiser! Let’s all come together to raise funds so we can continue to help Olivia do “Great Things!”
DATE: May 26, 2018
TIME: 7:00 pm
COST: $25.00 per person (includes shoe rental if needed). Book your lane early as we always sell out!
This fun-filled evening begins at 7 pm sharp with a 3-string bowling tournament consisting of 14 teams (5 bowlers per team). Winner takes home a ribbon 🏅 and bragging rights! (We ask the bowlers to arrive at 6:30 for lane assignments)
During the tournament we will also be holding our Silent Auction with tons of great items to bid on – bring your wallets (cash, e-transfer and cheques only).
All evening we will be selling Olivia’s Signature Tree items, holding a bake sale, 50/50 draw, weighted blanket raffle and selling spaces on our NEW Wine and Craft Beer Board!
We cannot think of a better way to honour and celebrate Olivia since her passion was bowling! All funds raised this evening will go back to our community in the form of post-secondary scholarships and donations to organizations that focus on our youth, animals in need and those less fortunate.
~ Don’t forget to join our Face Book Event to see updates and the silent auction items as they become available 😊
NOTE: If you would like to donate an item, gift certificate or service for the Silent Auction let us know and we will make arrangements to pick it up)
Courtnee Estabrooks, the talented creator at the heart of Courtnee’s Weighted Blankets in East Hants has created a beautiful, custom, double-sized, 20 lb. weighted blanket and matching pillows featuring Olivia’s Signature Tree.
This gorgeous Weighted Blanket, valued at $350.00, will be raffled off with all proceeds to be donated to Olivia’s Trust!
Tickets can be purchased by contacting Courtnee by email at email@example.com or through her Face Book page “Courtnee’s Weighted Blankets”.
Tickets are $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00.
Draw date will be Saturday, May 27, 2017 at our Annual Olivia Jollota Memorial Trust Bowling Tournament and Silent Auction 🎳
Weighted Blankets are used to help those who experience Anxiety, Stress, RLS and Insomnia. These blankets are also used by individuals who have Autism, PTSD, ADHD as well as other sensory disorders. Like a firm hug, the deep pressure acts to calm the person under it. (The added weight sends a message to the brain to release neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine to relax.)