Businesses support food bank

Businesses in Summerland raised money and collected donations for the Summerland Food Bank.

Businesses in Summerland raised money and collected donations for the Summerland Food Bank.

Nesters Market raised $1,800 for the food bank during the Summerland Festival of Lights, from their fajita cookout and a pallet of groceries.

On the same night, IGA Summerland raised more than $2,200 in funds and more than $1,100 in pre-made food bank bags. Around 500 kilograms of food was dropped off by the community.

Bottleneck Drive raised $1,220 in cash donations for the food bank during Festival of Lights. The wineries held tastings at the Summerland Gold and Silver Exchange store and the new Bead Trails store.

Sumac Ridge Estate Winery donated $3,000 to the food bank from their own tasting room fees.


Just Posted

Vernon one of Canada’s most dangerous places

Penticton, Kamloops, Kelowna, Lake Country and Salmon Arm also make Maclean’s list

Rockslide damages vehicles on Highway 3 west of Hedley

A significant rockslide has occurred just west of Hedley on Highway 3.

Fill a Stocking campaign underway for Toys for Tots to Teens

Stockings are being distrubuted to Penticton businesses

Four years for discharging shotgun in home, school break-in

Yvon Martel also threatened his wife and broke into an elementary school

Uber official says public needs to push for ridesharing in B.C.

Mike van Hemmen tells Kelowna Chamber of commerce ridesharing would be ‘win-win-win’

Okanagan ski hills open for the season

Both Big White and Silverstar Resort open for the 2017-18 season Thursday

Traci Genereaux: Gone, but not forgotten

COLUMN: Family, friends want justice for Vernon teen

An adopted cat is the best 10 pounds you’ll gain this season

BC SPCA encouraging families to add a forever feline friend during adoption event Nov. 24 to Dec. 3

Canada Post employee stops scam

A resident was saved by a sharp Canada Post employee in the Lower Similkameen.

B.C. co-ops relieved with Ottawa’s housing strategy

Federal government to have a new co-operative housing funding model in place by 2020

B.C. NDP referendum plan sparks legislature battle

David Eby says public will decide on proportional referendum

Hammy has been freed of his threads, a purple antler remains

The iconic Prince Rupert buck with a piece of hammock attached to his antlers was caught by COs

Inmate suing Okanagan Correctional over alleged assault

Inmate claims an officer grabbed him by the throat and threw him onto the bed

Most Read