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A kicking good time at Walnut Grove Family Day Festival

Rachel Barnard, 10, kicks through a board held by Master Scott Karpiuk of WTTU Black Belt Academy at the first annual Walnut Grove Family Day Festival. The event, held at Walnut Grove Secondary School, was organized by the Walnut Grove Business Association in co-operation with the Langley Sunrise Rotary Club.  - Miranda Gathercole/Langley Times
Rachel Barnard, 10, kicks through a board held by Master Scott Karpiuk of WTTU Black Belt Academy at the first annual Walnut Grove Family Day Festival. The event, held at Walnut Grove Secondary School, was organized by the Walnut Grove Business Association in co-operation with the Langley Sunrise Rotary Club.
— image credit: Miranda Gathercole/Langley Times

Nearly $4,300 will be going to help students in Walnut Grove schools.

That was the amount raised by the first annual Walnut Grove Family Day Festival on June 23.

The event was hosted by the Walnut Grove Business Association and Sunrise Rotary Club.

In addition to activities for local kids, Walnut Grove businesses were on hand to showcase their companies to the local community.

Organizers say plans are already underway to make the 2013 event even bigger.

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