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Khyber sets up relief fund to help victims of North End fire

Dear reader,

The recent fire on Gottingen Street in the North End of Halifax directly affected many Khyber members, including a board member. Please read below for information on a benefit concert and a fund set up to assist those affected.

Be sure to come to the benefit concert on Tuesday, March 4th!


-Chris Lloyd and Spencer Ramsay


February 27, 2003 - For Immediate Release

North End Fire Relief Fund

The Khyber Centre for the Arts has set up a relief fund to aid those affected by the devastating fire on February 26, 2003 in Halifax's north end.

The fire ravaged half a city block destroying many apartments. The Fire department managed to evacuate the tenants of all of the apartments and thankfully nobody was hurt. However, many people lost their homes and all of their belongings. As renters most of the tenants were without home insurance leaving them with literally nothing. The North End Fire Fund will help those affected, many of whom are Khyber members, to re-establish themselves.

An account has been set up at the Royal Bank to accept donations.

The account number is 1021195, transit 0003.

Donations can be made at any Royal Bank branch.
Please specify North End Fire Relief Fund.


Benefit Concert featuring:

Dusty Sorbet
The Debonnaires

Tuesday, March 4, 9pm
Khyber Club

$8 Suggested Donation

New kitchen and household items can be dropped off at the Khyber.

Please contact Spencer Ramsay, Interim Director at 422-9668 or
Craig Ferguson, Khyber Club Manager at 492-3278



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