ALL ABOARD Ladysmith’s Ted Puska is keeping a board of all contributors of $40 or more and will be making a draw later this year for his Doug Bodger collector Pittsburgh Penguins’ jersey as a way to express his appreciation for the great public support while he awaits a kidney transplant and anticipated expenses of more than $12,000 to live in Vancouver for three months. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Memorial Midget C Hockey Tournament supports Puska

Ladysmith man in need of a kidney transplant receiving abundant financial contributions

HELPING HAND

The Cowichan Valley Memorial Midget C Hockey Tournament committee – represented by Kathy Irving, Dale Irving and Rob Kernachan – presents Ted Puska with $1,000 toward his upcoming expenses to live in Vancouver for three months when he eventually receives a kidney transplant sometime this fall. From left: Dale Irving, Kathy Irving, Puska and Kernachan. (Photo by Don Bodger)

ALL ABOARD

Ladysmith’s Ted Puska is keeping a board of all contributors of $40 or more and will be making a draw later this year for his Doug Bodger collector Pittsburgh Penguins’ jersey as a way to express his appreciation for the great public support while he awaits a kidney transplant and anticipated expenses of more than $12,000 to live in Vancouver for three months. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Don Bodger

The Courier

Ladysmith man in need of a kidney transplant receiving abundant financial contributions

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