Hockey game raises funds for charity

Summerland Jets Peewee Rep hockey team participated in a charity fundraiser game

The Summerland Figure Skating Club has given many skaters the opportunity to advance in competitive and non-competitive areas of skating.

Sabrina Fortunato has achieved her Level 1 coaching certificate and her gold skating certification.

Fortunato has earned multiple medals at various competitions throughout the season.

Lauren Bitte has earned several gold medals, and passed multiple skating tests throughout the 2016 season.

Bitte is considering skating competitive for the upcoming 2017 season.

Both girls were asked to showcase their talents at the Peewee Rep. Charity game on the weekend.

Each year the Summerland Jets Peewee Rep hockey team participated in a charity fundraiser game against a team of local Summerland hockey celebrities and coaches.

This season they decided to donate to the Canadian Cancer Society in honour of several local friends and family that have been affected by cancer.

The team is the select team of 11- and 12-year-olds from Summerland Minor Hockey Association.

Team members are Tayton Stewart, Atticus Young, Evan Gupta, Jacob Becker, CArter Rolston, Trae Allen, Sydney St. Hilaire, Fredo Monaghan, Dylan Low, Ben Hrncirik, Gavin Lodermeier, Noah Russill, Athan Smith, Everett Young, Brody Furgala-Prevatt, Logan Miller and Elijah Dueck. Coaches are Chris Becker and Kent Miller.

This year’s celebrity team consisted of Chris Ward, Hugh Mitchell, Glen Herman, Dan Selles, Janice March, Ace Stewart, Bill Boerboom, Scott Weatherhead, Myron Dueck, Wade Parker, Gus Cave, Andrew Rolston, Lou Lemire, Steve Seminoff, Carter Rigby, Johnny Depourcq and Terry Rolston.