Spirits raised for United Way

This year’s Raising Spirits event takes place Thursday at the Vernon Recreation Complex from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

One of United Way’s most popular events is about to serve up another evening in support of vital programs.

This year’s Raising Spirits event takes place Thursday at the Vernon Recreation Complex from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

“Last year we had 31 wineries, beer crafters and spirit distillers pouring their products,” said Linda Yule, executive director.

There will be a free shuttle home in the local area by Stutters Disaster Kleenup. Food sponsors will also be providing light snacks.

Tickets, $25, must be purchased in advance and are available at the Sir Winston’s Liquor Store, Kalamalka Liquor Store, Village Green Liquor Store, 30th Street Liquor Store, BX Creek Liquor Store, Vernon Square Liquor Store, Eastside Liquor Store and the United Way office

For more information, visit www.unitedwaynocs.com or call 250-549-1346.