The Penticton lodge of the Canadian Royal Purple Society initiated 10 new members in February.
Julie Stevens is president of the new Penticton lodge.
Past National President Lynda Nolan from Prince George was the instituter and installer.
She had assistance from Past National President Regina MacLean and National Chaplain Marilynn Allen of North Kamloops, and Ontario Provincial Representative Lorraine Pezzutto from Sault St. Marie, Ont. and the B.C. Royal Purple Association Executive.
Members from other lodges in the region were also present.
Royal Purple is a nonprofit organization helping children and communities.