Robert Hodgins

Robert Hodgins

Event raises United Way spirits

Raising Spirits for United Way will be held Feb. 18 at the Vernon Recreation Complex from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Raise a toast in support of community services.

Raising Spirits for United Way will be held Feb. 18 at the Vernon Recreation Complex from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

“There will be many fine wines, spirits and brews to sample and Stutters Disaster Kleenup is giving free rides home,” said Linda Yule, United Way executive director.

Funds raised will go towards 32 social service programs in the region.

Among the agencies are the Enderby Family Resource Centre, the First Nations Friendship Centre, the North Okanagan Shuswap Brain Injury Society, the North Okanagan Therapeutic Riding Association, the Upper Room Mission and the Whitevalley Community Resource Centre.

Tickets are $25 and they must be purchased in advance at the United Way office, at www.unitedwaynocs.com or at private liquor outlets.

For more information, call 250-549-1346.