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Hannaberry fundraiser a success

A fundraiser party was held on Dec. 1 for Bristol resident Kevin Hannaberry (left), who lost his home in a fire on Nov. 5. The event was organized by Hannaberry’s neighbour and local firefighter Derek O’Malley (right).
Ottawa-based band Counterfeit Live played the benefit party for Bristol resident Kevin Hannaberry on Dec. 1. In total, over 300 people attended the evening, which brought in over $10,000 for Hannaberry, who lost his home in a fire last month.

Caleb Nickerson
BRISTOL Dec. 1, 2017
On Friday night, hundreds of local Pontiacers came together at the Jack Graham Community Centre to help out a friend in need.
Back on Nov. 5, Bristol resident Kevin Hannaberry didn’t think anything was amiss when he left his house at 4:30 a.m. to go hunting on Calumet Island. Later that morning, he got the bad news from his neighbour Derek O’Malley, who is also a member of the local fire department.
“I was hunting, about 8:30, quarter to 9, I got back to my truck and I noticed a message on my phone for a call from Derek O’Malley.
I said, ‘Derek, what’s up?’

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