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BFB560From left, Kari Baker, Amy Gregorio and Tammy Gregorio, collecting empties and donations for Bottles for Boobies at the Port Elgin Beer Store, June 25.

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Bottles for Boobies asked for the community's empties in support of Kelly Shires Snow Run, and the community stepped up.

“We've taken probably six loads [into the store] already,” said Kari Baker before noon at a collection location they had set up adjacent to the Beer Store entrance in Port Elgin, June 25.

See: Bottles for Boobies in support of Kelly Shires Snow Run

Baker said she and fellow organizer, Amy Gregorio, arrived at 9:30 and people started arriving with their empties before they were fully set up.

All told the group raised $950 between cash donations and empties. “We had a fantastic day with some awesome support from an amazing community,” said Gregorio June 25, adding that the staff at the Beer Store was “awesome”.

Congratulations to Joanne Poole who won a draw for a $50 LCBO gift card.

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