Eric Foster

Eric Foster

Voting continues for Lumby

People can support the bid for Kraft Hockeyville by going to

The votes keep rolling in.

People have been on their computers and phones since early Sunday morning, casting ballots for Lumby as Kraft Hockeyville 2016.

“It feels really good,” said Angie Clowry, one of the local campaign organizers, of the support.

“We’re hearing from all over Canada and around the world.”

Lumby and Saint-Isidore, Que. have automatically won $100,000 each for arena upgrades by being in the final two, but the voting will determine who wins the Hockeyville title and an NHL pre-season game.

People can vote for Lumby at on their home computers or phones until 9 p.m. Monday or they can drop by Hockeyville central at the White Valley Community Centre.

Computer access will also be available at the Downtown Internet Lounge in Vernon.

Among those voting Sunday at the community centre was Eric Foster, Vernon-Monashee MLA.

“It’s been fun. There’s been lots of people around,” said Foster, who started voting at 7:30 a.m.

“This is a great town and once again, it shows.”

The winner of Kraft Hockeyville will be announced April 2 and there will be a live broadcast from Lumby during Hockey Night In Canada.

“We will have live entertainment and a lot of fun,” said Clowry.