Vaughan Welcomes CPR Christmas Train Mon Dec 4, 2006
In Partnership with the City of Vaughan and the City of Vaughan’s My Vaughan Shines WinterLights Celebrations, The CPR Holiday Train stopped in Vaughan, Past December 4, 2006, at 10:00 p.m.
This initiative raised a great amount of food items and some cash donations for the food bank.
Peter Wixson, Director of the Vaughan Food Bank gratefully accepted a donation from the CPR Holiday Train in the amount of $3000.00.
Peter Wixson thanked Randy Marsh of The CPR Holiday Train and presented him with an appreciation plaque on behalf of the Vaughan Food Bank and it’s needy recipients. Peter Wixson then went on to thank all of the volunteers and supporters such as the Maws family and Seniow family for the use of their properties and support, the Rotary Club for serving hot cider, Maws family for serving hot chocolate, the City of Vaughan Parks Department for their assistance of safety barriers and signs, the Fire & Rescue Service and for the flood lighting and first aid assistance, PowerStream for power generation, The York Regional Police #4 Division for traffic & safety patrol.
He also went on to thank The City of Vaughan Shines Winterlights Celebrations Staff, the CPR police and staff . A very special thanks to Randy Marsh and the CPR Holiday Train, the performers, Lisa Brokov & Widemouth Mason Rock Band.
Last, but not least, Peter thanked the families and friends who braved the very cold and snowy weather to attend such a beautiful sight and show.