Lake Cowichan turns out in force for fun food bank fundraiser hockey game

A close call in the Fire Department crease during the food bank game April 6. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)A close call in the Fire Department crease during the food bank game April 6. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)
The Midget Lakers play Lake Cowichan’s Fire Department in the annual fundraising game for the Lake Cowichan food bank on April 6 at Cowichan Lake Sports Arena. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)The Midget Lakers play Lake Cowichan’s Fire Department in the annual fundraising game for the Lake Cowichan food bank on April 6 at Cowichan Lake Sports Arena. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)
The Midget Lakers play Lake Cowichan’s Fire Department in the annual fundraising game for the Lake Cowichan food bank on April 6 at Cowichan Lake Sports Arena. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)The Midget Lakers play Lake Cowichan’s Fire Department in the annual fundraising game for the Lake Cowichan food bank on April 6 at Cowichan Lake Sports Arena. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)
A super save sees a surprised Lake Cowichan Fire Department player literally faced with the puck. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)A super save sees a surprised Lake Cowichan Fire Department player literally faced with the puck. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)
The Midgets work to clear the puck from in front of their net at the Lake Cowichan food bank game April 6. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)The Midgets work to clear the puck from in front of their net at the Lake Cowichan food bank game April 6. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)

The fireman’s boot was full of cash and the shopping basket full of donations of food as Lake Cowichan folks came out Saturday, April 6 to enjoy the annual fundraising hockey game for the food bank.

Lake Cowichan’s Midget Lakers faced off against the Lake Cowichan Fire Department in a hard fought but cheerful game that included plenty of goals.



lexi.bainas@cowichanvalleycitizen.com

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