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Kids Fest generates several thousand dollars for local teen

Ambassadress of Susanville Cheyenne Osborn, left, Miss Lassen County Heather Fortin and Princess Jessica Rorie join Kolby Loflin during Kids Fest. Donations from the event went to Loflin and his family as he is going through treatments for leukemia. Photo by Ruth Ellis

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014— The Lassen County community is known to step up and rally around those in need and Susanville Supermarket IGA’s annual Kids Fest is proof of that sentiment.

The event held Friday, Aug. 8 not only provided children a place to enjoy some summer fun, but all donations supported Lassen High School student Kolby Loflin, who has been going through treatments for leukemia.

Rick Stewart, who owns the store with his wife, Anna, and manager Todd Eid presented a $2,860 check to Loflin and his father, Kenny, on Thursday, Aug. 14. More donations were given the week after Kids Fest bringing the total to $3,634.

For the full story and more photos, read the Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 edition of the Lassen County Times.


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