Mayor Akbal Mund

Mayor Akbal Mund

Vernon launches 125th birthday festivities

Special events were held at the Vernon Recreation Complex Sunday and Monday



Vernon has kicked off a year-long birthday celebrations.

Special events were held at the Vernon Recreation Complex Sunday and Monday to mark the city’s 125 years of municipal status.

A number of other activities are also planned for the remainder of 2017.

In 1892 when Vernon incorporated as a city, it became home to banks, hotels, schools, a fire hall, a hospital, a city newspaper, a courthouse and many varieties of stores.

Also celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2017 is the Township of Spallumcheen.