Hampers bring a little light

Have you chosen an angel tree bookmark from a tree at The Source, Overwaitea or the Credit Union yet?

Pictured above are some of the many community volunteers with the Community Christmas Hamper Truck collecting hats mitts and toys at last week's Black Friday event.

The Community Christmas Hamper Program is still raising funds to purchase food for 300 hampers from local stores costing approximately $50 a hamper.

Have you chosen an angel tree bookmark from a tree at The Source, Overwaitea or the Credit Union yet?

Look for The Community Christmas Hamper Truck at The Parade Dec. 5 where you get another opportunity to drop off your angel tree purchases before we start assembling hampers.

That’s not all, the silent auction will be closed at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at the annual borscht supper which is served this year by our local firefighters and paramedics.

On Dec. 13 we host a lunch by donation at the Christmas Craft Faire held at the Senior Citizens’ Centre in City Park.

It has been a really great season and our team wants to thank everyone in the community for their participation in our events so far.

 

Just Posted

Kootenay Robusters end 18th paddling season

Women of Trail, Castlegar, Rossland, Christina Lake and Grand Forks came together in 2001

Trail bus line readies to takeover Kelowna run

Silver City Stage Lines must have a booking site up by Sept. 30; two vehicles activated by Oct. 26

More burning prohibitions rescinded in southeast B.C.

Category 2 and 3 fires will be permitted in Southeast Fire Centre as of 1p.m. on Wednesday.

Cops For Kids’ southeast B.C. tour rolls on

Annual RCMP fundraiser will see 34 cyclists ride 1,000 kilometres raising funds

Municipal spending outpaces population growth 4-fold in B.C.: report

Canadian Federation of Independent Business has released its annual operational spending report

Watch out for Pavement Patty: Drivers warned outside B.C. elementary school

New survey reveals unsafe school zones during 2018 back-to-school week

Why Whistler for ski jumping in 2026? Calgary proposal gets pushback

Calgary 2026 proposes re-using the 2010 ski jumping venue Whistler for that sport and nordic

VIDEO: Dozens line highway as family brings home body of B.C. teen

Northern B.C. showed their support by lining Hwy 16 as Jessica Patrick’s body returned to Smithers.

Despite progress, threat of 232 tariffs dominates NAFTA negotiations

Any deal is seen to require congressional approval before Dec. 1 to survive new Mexican government

B.C. MP Todd Doherty receives award for saving man who collapsed on a plane

Conservative MP was flying from Vancouver to Prince George, B.C., in June last year

Alleged border jumper from Oregon facing 2 charges after police chase in B.C.

Colin Patrick Wilson charged with dangerous operation of motor vehicle, flight from a peace officer

More than 35 B.C. mayors elected without contest

No other candidates for mayor in the upcoming local election in 22 per cent of B.C. cities

‘Hero’ kid fighting cancer helping with B.C. Children’s Hospital fundraiser

Penticton’s Wills Hodgkinson helping raise funds for B.C. Children’s Hospital

First Nations block roads to stop the moose hunt in B.C.’s Interior

Chief Joe Alphonse confirmed Thursday they’ve deactivated the Raven Lake Road and the Mackin Creek Road just before the Island Lake turnoff

Most Read