Fish on! Royal LePage Advance Realty’s salmon derby raises $62,000 for local causes

Participants at the third annual Royal LePage Advance Realty salmon derby fundraising event. (Facebook photo)Royal LePage Advance Realty in Campbell River, British Columbia, announced $62,000 was raised at their third annual Salmon Derby. First place winner, Kevin Bown and crew, brought in the day’s largest salmon, which weighed in at 26.2 pounds.

From the proceeds, $31,000 is allocated to the Ann Elmore Transition House, via the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation. Remaining funds support the Campbell River Salmon Foundation.

In just three years, this event has raised more than $150,000.

“I’m delighted at how much local support and enthusiasm Royal LePage Advance Realty has generated from this event,” said Royal LePage Shelter Foundation Executive Director Shanan Spencer-Brown. “We were proud to recognize this brokerage with the Shelter Award for Office of the Year – BC in 2016 in celebration of their past accomplishments and continued generosity.”

This story was originally featured on the Royal LePage Leading Edge website and has been adapted for our site with permission.

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