The City of Vernon has developed a logo for its 125th birthday in 2017.

Vernon sets the tone for 125th birthday

On Monday, council adopted a logo for the 125th anniversary of incorporation in 2017.

The City of Vernon is going visual for its birthday.

On Monday, council adopted a logo for the 125th anniversary of incorporation in 2017.

“It looks really good,” said Coun. Catherine Lord.

“We’re looking to create some excitement about Vernon’s birthday.”

The logo includes the phrase 125 years blue, gold and green colours in the background.

It will be used for city events and communication materials, including the city’s website.

“I like the fact that it can move around (on promotional items) and it works well on banners,” said Coun. Brian Quiring.

A number of birthday events are planned during 2017, including family activities at the Vernon Recreation Complex Jan. 1 and 2 from 12 – 4 p.m.

The events, which honour the rich history from the city’s incorporation in 1892, include:

12 – 12:30 p.m. official kick-off ceremony

12:30 – 4 p.m. bouncy castles and mini golf

12:30 – 3 p.m. Sunday/12:30 to 2:45 p.m. Monday – skating – outdoor rink

1:30 – 4 p.m. fun swim with the Wibit

Memory Book: share your Vernon story

Wishing Tree: make a wish for the New Year

Family admission is $10, or $3 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under.

Visit Vernon’s events calendar for ongoing Vernon 125 events throughout 2017.



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