Lumby ‘elves’ help kids make Christmas magical

Organizers of Elves Shelves say 2017 was their “best year yet”

Each year children and adults work together to the bring the meaning of Christmas at Elves Shelves in Lumby. During the community event, which has been held in Lumby for the past six years, donations are collected and gifts are sold for $1 an item. Professor Macklemore elf, Dwarf Elf, and their team of elves help children shop for family and friends. Gifts are wrapped volunteers. Organizers say this was their “best year yet.” Money raised at this years’ event will go to the Girl Guides 0 to 6 programs in Lumby, and the Seniors Stockings project. To donate for 2018, contact Bossy Elf (aka Kristie Wadsworth) at 250-540-6011.

Morning Star Staff


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.


Serena Morris (left) and Katia Schaeffer (aka Tinkle Elf) look through books at the Elves Shelves fundraiser in Lumby. The event, which allows children to purchase items for $1, raised money for the 0-6 children’s program, Girl Guides and Seniors Stockings. (Contributed)

Just Posted

Vernon climate advocacy group protests against Tolko

Group to demonstrate outside company head office Monday over plan to log close to water supply

Grindrod Garlic Festival delights fans

Hundreds pack Grindrod Park for annual event with heavenly aroma

Vernon’s Vest finishes top-two at third straight golf event

Teen phenom drops playoff at MLT Odlum Brown Classic in Surrey

Lumby pedalling toward bike park

Village and partners hope to create bike park on village property in near future

UPDATED: Power has returned in parts of Greater Vernon

Crews restore power to more than 5,000 customers after noon-hour outage

QUIZ: How much do you remember about Woodstock?

Weekend music festival in Bethel, New York, was held 50 years ago

Okanagan filmmakers take top awards at Reel Peach Festival

Films submitted to the contest were shown over the five days of the Penticton Peach Festival

Hawk chick that was cared for in the Okanagan euthanized

Public warned against keeping wildlife after hawk chick had to be euthanized

U16 B.C. fastpitch team named national champs

Girls went undefeated at national tournament in Calgary

Summerland’s downtown has gone through numerous changes

Main Street has been commercial hub of community for many years

Advocates ‘internationalize’ the fight to free Raif Badawi from Saudi prison

Raif Badawi was arrested on June 17, 2012, and was later sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in jail for his online criticism of Saudi clerics

Most Read