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: plaidshirt.org
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 plaidshirt.org or contact:
Kurtis Robinson: 705-358-9119 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org