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Northern Karate Kids help fight Cancer

December 3, 2009 by  
Filed under People & Places


PP_dec5Since black belt student Brooke-Lynn Brunette passed away from leukemia in 2006, the students of the Northern Karate School in Richmond Hill have held an annual Brooke Brunette Kids Friendship Charity Tournament. On Oct. 24th, 2009, students fought to kick cancer to the curb by taking part in the tournament, which raised $8,280 for the Starlight Children’s Foundation.,

ABOVE LEFT: Tammy Dean of the Starlight Children’s Foundation, Brooke’s parents: Steve Brunette and Lynda Brunette, Brooke’s brother, Eric Brunette, and Tony LaSelva, director of NKS Richmond Hill, present a check for $8,280 to go towards the Starlight Children’s Foundation. ABOVE RIGHT: Northern Karate student partakes in the tournament to kick cancer to the curb.


One Response to “Northern Karate Kids help fight Cancer”

  1. Caroline on April 10th, 2010 8:55 am

    Karate is known for it’s simplicity & Effectiveness… One also learns to apply patience, discipline, co-ordination and balance in balance with the delivery of correct and effective karate techniques.

    These techniques can produce very effective results….

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