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The second annual Heaps of Dreeps fundraiser went off without a hitch on August 29, raising $12,000 for The Heart and Stroke Foundation. The yearly event is organized in memory of Drew Cook, who passed away in 2013 due 
to a rare undiagnosed heart condition.

“The highlight of the event for me was watching all the local Niverville bands and music acts coming together to perform for such a good cause,” says organizer Ashley Humphrey. “Niverville is such a supporting, caring community and it really shows when you put something like this together.”

More than 300 were on hand to enjoy performances by local artists like Whiskey Talks, Brady Dyck, Jordan St. Cyr, Plain as Ghosts, Elliot Kyle, Joe Ashwell, and Evan St. Cyr.

“We wanted to do this for Drew Cook and to keep his memory alive,” says Humphrey. “As well as to create awareness about heart disease and show people that life is too short, so embrace the people you love and don’t take life for granted.”

After this year’s success, Humphrey says a third annual fundraiser is sure to be held next summer.

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