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The Plaid Shirt Society will host its 5th annual charity fundraising event in memory of Nick Klassen this Saturday, October 24

Includes food, door prizes, a silent auction, live music by local entertainers
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Nick Klassen, submitted photo.

On October 27, 2009 Nick Klassen of North Bay died suddenly from complications due to the H1N1 virus.

He was 23 years old. Nick grew up in North Bay and was a graduate of West Ferris Secondary School.

Nick believed that change begins with positive thinking, communication and being socially brave enough to lend a hand to your neighbour. In recognition of this, Plaid Shirt Society (made up of friends and family) hosts an annual fundraiser for charity.

Event: The Plaid Shirt Society party in support of the North Bay Food Bank (to support children in the community with school lunches)

Where: Raven and Republic, 246 First Avenue West, North Bay, Ontario.

When: 7 p.m. Saturday, October 24, 2015

Event details: includes food, door prizes, a silent auction, live music by local entertainers

Tickets: $10 at the door or donations can be made online:

The Plaid Shirt Society has raised funds for the following charities in previous years: The North Bay Gathering Place, Bereaved Families of Ontario-Toronto Chapter, Kids Now, Shameless Magazine.

For more information about the event and the Plaid Shirt Society please visit or contact:     

Kurtis Robinson: 705-358-9119 or email: