Fest-of-Ale donates to community organizations

The Okanagan Fest-of-Ale Society has donated $40,000 to organizations in the South Okanagan.

Tyrion Miskell of the Agur Lake Camp Society in Summerland receives a $4

The Okanagan Fest of Ale Craft Beer and Cider Festival, the Okanagan Fest-of-Ale Society has donated $40,000 to organizations in the South Okanagan.

At a presentation held in Penticton on Oct. 13, the society’s board of directors, event volunteers, sponsors, and supporters gathered to celebrate the success of the 21st Annual Okanagan Fest of Ale.

“A great night was had by all at our Volunteer Appreciation and Charity Disbursement Dinner last evening. This year $40,000.00 was given back to local charities and not for profit societies,” said incoming pPresident John Cruickshank.

Two Summerland-based organizations, Critteraid and the Agur Lake Camp Society, were among the 13 recipients.