Colin Powell and the Summerland Steam players were present at a fundraising barbecue on Saturday. Cooking and serving hamburgers are home stay students from Japan

Colin Powell and the Summerland Steam players were present at a fundraising barbecue on Saturday. Cooking and serving hamburgers are home stay students from Japan

Barbecue raises money for food bank

The Summerland IGA held a fundraising barbecue on Saturday afternoon.

The Summerland IGA held a fundraising barbecue on Saturday afternoon.

Members of the Summerland Steam Junior B hockey team were on hand to help out and to meet and greet customers.

All the proceeds from the barbecue went to the Summerland Food Bank and Community Resource Centre.

“It’s a good opportunity for us to give back,” said Colin Powell, owner of the Summerland IGA store.

The store is a corporate sponsor of the hockey team.

Gregg Wilson, owner of the team, said the Steam are a community-based team.

“We like doing things for the community because the community does things for us,” he said.

“It’s great for our players to learn community involvement. It’s a life skill.”

The barbecue raised $460.