Seventy patrons from Dryden and North Western Ontario, attended a Shine for ShelterBox fundraiser at The Centre on the evening of January 30, 2019. ShelterBox is an emergency disaster relief agency which provides emergency shelter and tools for families robbed of their homes by disaster or conflict. 
Attendees listen to Kendra Saville on ShelterBox activities
 
Organised by Drydenite and ShelterBox Ambassador Kendra Saville, in cooperation with the Rotary Club of Dryden, the dinner raised nearly $2,000 which was matched by a donation from the Rotary Club making for a very successful evening.
 
Photos by Rtn Will Vermeer
 
Rotary International Services director James Kroeker along with Kenora Rotary president Lynn Carleson presented a cheque for the $2000 to Kendra as ambassador. James also arranged for Winnipeg artist Linda Hiebert to sing two sets of mainly her compositions as entertainment.
Hiebert dedicated her piece Yellow Sweater to ShelterBox and their work. 
 
Yellow Sweater by Linda Hiebert
video by Rtn John Borst
 
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