Dean Francks

Pizza, pasta support NOFYSS

Starting at 4 p.m. Monday, staff from the North Okanagan Youth and Family Services Society will serve food at Boston Pizza

Support for local families and youth will be on the menu at Boston Pizza.

Starting at 4 p.m. Monday, staff from the North Okanagan Youth and Family Services Society will serve food at the 32nd Street restaurant for a special event.

“It’s a good opportunity to increase awareness of the agency and its services,” said Dean Francks, NOYFSS’ business and fund development director.

“Plus a percentage of all profits from the evening will go to our programs.”

NOYFSS provides counselling and support services to individuals and families through a variety of programs It also operates housing for vulnerable children.

The agency helps about 1,200 people annually, and while there is some government grants, fundraising is necessary.

“Community support is critical,” said Francks, adding that NOFYSS is pleased to partner with Sean Matile and his staff at the local Boston Pizza.

“NOYFSS has been dedicated to supporting families for more than 39 years and with continued support from organizations like Boston Pizza, we will continue our professional and high level of service.”

For more information about supporting NOYFSS, call Francks at 250-545-3572.


Just Posted

Vernon council waits on fence as report prepared

Council to get information on cost of erecting fence for off-leash dog area at Marshall Field

Vernon Transit enjoys stellar year

Ridership up over tier average, says BC Transit representative

Biker airlifted from Vernon mountain resort

22-year-old injured at SilverStar Mountain Resort

Inaugural KidSport Greater Vernon golf tourney raises $18,000

Event raises single largest fundraising amount for Greater Vernon KidSport

Report says Canadian communities responding to climate change

New research highlights state of local adaptation planning in Canada

Video shows fireworks shot at swan in Alberta

Alberta Fish and Wildlife is investigating the incident in Grande Prairie

Man accused of assault at South Okanagan beach gets bail

Thomas Brayden Kruger-Allen was granted bail at the Penticton provincial courthouse on Monday

‘Text neck’ causing bone spurs to grow from millennials’ skulls, researchers say

Technology use from early childhood causing abnormal bone growths in 41 per cent of young adults

B.C. teen killed by fallen tree on field trip remembered as hero

13-year-old Tai Caverhill was the first to spot the tree falling and warned his friends

Surrey RCMP raises Pride flag amid din of protesters

There were about 30 protesters on either side, and 20 Mounties doing crowd control

Should B.C. get rid of Daylight Saving Time?

The province wants to know, as state governments down south make the move

Air Canada reviewing how crew left sleeping passenger on parked plane

In a Facebook post, the woman said she woke up ‘all alone’ on a ‘cold dark’ aircraft

Canadians crash out of Women’s World Cup in 0-1 loss to Sweden

Canada missed a chance to tie the game on a penalty shot

Four-year-old boy assaulted at B.C. soccer game

It happened at a weekend tournament in Ashcroft

Most Read