The Kalamalka Highlanders and its youth band

The Kalamalka Highlanders and its youth band

Pipe bands place at Interior Mini Meet

Kalamalka Highlanders and Aaran Campbell Memorial Pipe Band named second, third in biannual competition in the B.C Interior.

The Kalamalka Highlanders Pipe Band placed second at the Kelvern Celtic Society’s Mini Meet, held at Trinity United Church in Vernon recently.

The Highlanders  affiliate, the Arran Campbell Memorial Pipe Band, placed a close third in the biannual competition for pipers, drummers and bands in the B.C. Interior.

Many members of the KHPB and ACMPB also played pipes or drums individually, said Norm Crerar, Highlanders president.

“This is a testament to the leadership of the two bands and the hard work of all the members.”

The bands performed at the 35th annual Spring Fling, hosted in Revelstoke Saturday, which featured a parade, massed bands, skits, fun dance displays, banquet and a ceilidh.

Both bands will be busy over the summer getting ready for the Okanagan Military Tattoo Aug. 3 at the soon-to-be named Kal Tire Place (Wesbild Centre.)

“The KHPB enters its 30th year this September and wishes to acknowledge strong community support,” said Crerar, adding “We are now actively recruiting members for both bands and especially the youth band.”

More information is  available  at or call 250-542-2936.