Dinner invitation extended

The fifth annual Christmas Together dinner takes place Wednesday, Christmas Day

Christmas is not a time to be alone.

And to ensure such situations are avoided, everyone is invited to the fifth annual Christmas Together dinner Wednesday, Christmas Day.

“It has become a community event,” said Ron Birch, one of the organizers.

Everyone is invited no matter their circumstances — an individual with no family nearby, seniors, a single parent with children or entire families who just want to embrace the spirit of Christmas.

Also invited are those who struggle to put food on the table.

“We don’t care about a person’s status. We just want them to come to dinner,” said organizer Kari Sargeant.

Christmas Together takes place at the St. James parish hall (St. James School), with doors opening at 2:30 p.m. There will be crafts and dinner is at 4 p.m.

Meals can also be provided to those physically unable to attend the event and transportation to Together for Christmas is available.

For a ride to the event or to have a meal delivered, call Birch at 250-545-0383 or Sargeant at 250-306-0970.

 

Just Posted

PHOTOS: Armstrong MetalFest rocks Hassen

Big crowds gather for popular two-day annual heavy metal music festival

UPDATED: Lane closed after fatal collision on Highway 97 east of Falkland

A man in his 60s is dead after a single vehicle crash on July 15

Vernon golf event lands Hockey Night in Canada analyst

Kelly Hrudey to emcee 10th annual VJH Foundation Charity Classic golf tourney Sept. 8

Classic vehicles cruise main street Vernon and Polson Park

Annual Vernon Cruise-In Car Show draws hundreds both days at the two locations

Five straight for Armstrong Shamrocks

Shamrocks win Rowcliffe Cup Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League title with 7-2 win over Kelowna

VIDEO: Okanagan Valley weekday weather update

Environment Canada says it’s going to be a rainy week

Mercury tops out on top of the world: Alert in Nunavut warmer than Victoria

It’s the latest anomaly in what’s been a long, hot summer across the Arctic

Canadian is detained in China on drug allegations: Chinese government

Detention of a Canadian in China comes as part a diplomatic dispute triggered by arrest of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou

Single vehicle roll over in Okanagan sends one to hospital

One person sent to hospital with non life-threatening injuries

Baby locked in car at Okanagan YMCA

The baby was rescued quickly

Too much time on social media can hurt teens’ mental health: study

Researchers conducted a four-year survey of more than 3,800 adolescents between Grades 7 and 11

Super League Triathlon in the Okanagan cancelled

It was confirmed Monday next month’s planned Super League Triathlon has been cancelled

Advocates want charges in horse deaths during Calgary Stampede chuckwagon races

Chuckwagon races are a nightly spectacle during the Stampede, a 10-day annual celebration of western life

ICBC insurance renewals get more complicated this year

Crash history, driver risk prompt more reporting requirements

Most Read