Mayor Rob Sawatzky and deputy fire chief Lawrie Skolrood receive $5

Mayor Rob Sawatzky and deputy fire chief Lawrie Skolrood receive $5

Donation helps Vernon fireworks blast off

Lake City Casino presents $5,424 for Canada Day tradition

Canada Day fireworks in Vernon have received a major boost.

Lake City Casino presented $5,424 to the City of Vernon for the July 1 event.

“It’s a great community event and we are looking forward to more years to come,” said Anita Whitby, with Lake City Casino.

The total budget for the 15-minute fireworks show at the DND grounds is $25,000.

“It’s really great to have their support,” said Terry Schmauder, event chairperson, of Lake City Casino.

Look for more in Wednesday’s Morning Star.