Left to right: Mike Caira, Gerran Thorhaug, Stella Thorhaug and Lee Richardsons (Brieanna Charlebois/ Morning Star)

Fundraiser brings in $4,000 for Shriner’s foundation

Brown’s Social House was able to raise just under $4,000 for the Shriners Breakfast fundraiser.

Brown’s Social House was able to raise just under $4,000 for the Shriners Breakfast fundraiser.

Stella Thorahug donated $109 out of her piggy bank and a magician performed during the breakfast.

“We had a fundraiser for the Shriners Hospital foundation and raised just under $4,000,” said Gerran Thorahug, owner. “It was awesome we had a magician and we had a great time. This will be an annual event.

Brown’s Social House also donated a portion of their brunch sales for the month of September to the Vernon Starfish Backpack Program.

“We were also able to raise $3,000 for the Starfish pack program last month as the final total,” Thorhaug said and added that business has sponsored the Program every year and has donated more than $9,000 in three years.

Related: Vernon Starfish Pack Program grows

Related: Starfish program packs helpful punch

To report a typo, email:
newstips@vernonmorningstar.com
.


@VernonNews
newstips@vernonmorningstar.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

 

Gerran Thorhaug and dughter Stella Thorhaug(Brieanna Charlebois/ Morning Star)

Just Posted

Okanagan pipe band says farewell to standout member

Owen Cussveller excelled with North Okanagan Pipes and Drums for four years

Vernon Judo Club celebrates 75 years with open house

The Vernon Judo Club is the longest running Judo club in Canada

Jazz duo to swing into Falkland Community Hall

Blue Moon Marquee are back in the valley for a live performance on Thursday, Sept. 26

Vernon Vipers drop home opener to Victoria Grizzlies

The Grizzlies played a strong puck possession game and goaltending en route to a 5-1 victory

First pot shop, more development coming to Lumby

Village growth includes bike park, plans for senior housing, hotel renos

Handgun crackdown, health spending and transit plans latest campaign promises

Friday was the end of a busy week on the campaign trail

Air Canada forced girl, 12, to remove hijab: civil rights group

The San Francisco Bay Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations calling for change

Man from Winnipeg who was hiking alone found dead in Banff National Park

RCMP say the man was hiking alone on Mount Temple Thursday

One-in-five British Columbians think they’ll win big while gambling: study

Roughly 58 per cent of British Columbians bought at least one lottery ticket in past year

Okanagan hosts Mexico for soccer

The Okanagan Masters League won both matches against their Mexican counterparts

Epic overtime battle, big turnout for memorial night to late owner of Okanagan hockey team

The KIJHL’s Kelowna Chiefs hounoured Grant Sheridan with a win in the team’s home-opener

Takaya, B.C.’s intriguing lone wolf, seen eating seal and howling away on Discovery Island

Fun facts about Takaya the wolf, like his a 36-hour tour around Chatham, Discovery Islands

Resident finds loaded shotgun inside a duffle bag in Kelowna alleyway

RCMP seized a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, ammunition, clothing and other items

Graffiti, calls and Snapchat: RCMP probe string of threats targeting Kamloops schools

There have been nine different threats made to four different schools in the city

Most Read