Vernon JCI gala benefits McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre

Final planning is well underway for the annual JCI Hospital Gala and tickets are going fast.

Final planning is well underway for the annual JCI Hospital Gala and tickets are going fast.

The April 21 event at the Best Western Plus Vernon Lodge will benefit the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation and specifically the McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Care Centre.

“This year with a Vegas twist, it is sure to be an unforgettable evening for all,” said Holly Schmidt, gala co-chairperson.

“With the possibility of being sold out, JCI Vernon encourages you to purchase your tickets now.”

The event will include a four-course meal, a jewelry raffle, a silent auction, a live auction and  a professional photographer.

Lists of both the live auction and silent auction items can be found at www.jcivernon.com to give all those attending an opportunity to check out the items in advance.

Tickets are available by contacting Schmidt at 250-540-9776 or Brittany Lippert at 250-308-6363. You can also e-mail gala@jcivernon.com.

JCI Vernon is an organization for young people between the ages of 19 and 40 who have a desire to better themselves and the community.