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Paying it forward by giving back

Grade 11 students at Pontiac High School (PHS) were in for a bit of a shock on Thursday afternoon. Danny Lalonde former PHS student (centre, squatting) and owner of Lalonde’s Towing in Charteris purchased yearbooks for the entire graduating class.

CALEB NICKERSON
SHAWVILLE Oct. 4, 2018
On Thursday morning, grade 11 students at Pontiac High School (PHS) got quite the pleasent surprise from a member of the local business community.
Danny Lalonde, owner of Lalonde’s Towing in Charteris and a PHS alum himself, purchased yearbooks for the entire graduating class of about 64 students. He estimated the cost to be around $2,500.
He said that it isn’t the first time he’s donated locally, though he was excited to give back to his alma mater.

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