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Vernon’s Tanis Marquette (right) and longtime friend Bree Gable of Prince George shaved their heads Sunday, Oct. 4, at The Beauty Bar in Vernon, to support a mutual friend’s daughter, Harper Hanki, one, going through a life-threatening battle. The fundraiser successfully reached its $30,000 goal through the head shaves and online auction. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon head-shaving fundraiser surpasses goal

Duo shaved their heads for a mutual friend’s daughter, raising more than $30,000

 

Okanagan charity auction gallops to different beat

Horsey Ladies Okanagan’s popular charity auction shelved by COVID but hit on new fundraiser idea

 

Vernon head shave fundraiser set for this afternoon

Vernon and Prince George women shaving heads to help raise money for mutual friend’s daughter

 

WE Charity controversy prompts examination of group’s overseas footprint

WE said allocations from its international program ‘are deployed in several ways, often directly from Canada’

Cops For Kids ride wraps in Okanagan

No pomp, no circumstance for end of milestone 20th anniversary fundraising bicycle trip

Vernon officer proud of Cops For Kids work

Const. Nick Reimann now in his seventh year on ride, sits as board director on foundation

North Okanagan annual toy run forges ahead

Santa’s Anonymous Society’s 32nd annual run has different look, feel

Garage sale enthusiasts can check out virtual Vernon event

Annual Allan Brooks Nature Centre Mega Garage Sale begins online Tuesday, Sept. 8

Fuel Good Day supports North Okanagan-Shuswap charities

The Armstrong Regional Co-op hosts its annual Fuel Good Day Tuesday, Sept. 15

United Way supports Okanagan charities

United Way Southern Interior BC invests more than $1 million with 90+ regional groups

WE Charity registers as lobbyist, lays off staff, looking to sell real estate

WE Charity said its financial position has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Ministers, top public servant to be grilled by committee on WE affair

The WE charity controversy has dogged the government since late June

Liberals turn over thousands of pages on WE decision, lawyers now vetting docs

Committee members are hoping the documents will shed light on the WE discussions

Students ask Liberals to scrap grant program as Morneau to testify on WE deal

CFS is asking the Liberals to put all money budgeted for the program into an emergency benefit

Commons finance committee to begin probing WE Charity’s volunteering contract

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has admitted he should have recused himself from the decision

North Okanagan sisters-in-law sleep out successful

Kiley Routley and Heidi Routley raise nearly $2,400 and awareness for youth homelessness

Conservatives say police should be called into investigate WE charity scandal

Trudeau is already under investigation by the ethics commissioner for potential conflict of interest

Milestone RCMP Cops For Kids fundraiser ride going virtual

You can join and help RCMP raise funds for families and possibly win 20th anniversary cycling shirt

Ethics watchdog to examine Trudeau over WE Charity contract, since reversed

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says public servants will administer the pandemic-related grants instead

VIDEO: Country stars release song in memory of Capt. Casey, who died in Snowbirds crash

Brian John Harwood and Dustin Bird co-wrote the track, which features 18 Canadian country artists