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Vernon’s Pure Country radio hosts Jess Mattia and Turner Gentry standing with a panda warmer (Contributed)

VJH Radiothon hits the airwaves May 26

Donations can be made online, by phone, or in-person

  • May 16, 2022

 

Volunteers will be back at Polson Park Sunday, June 5, for the return of the North Okanagan Hospice Society’s Hike For Hospice fundraiser. (Contributed)

Vernon Hike For Hospice returns

Fundraising event for the North Okanagan Hospice Society slated for Sunday, June 5, at Polson Park

 

Oyama Zipline Adventure Parks hosts another Wounded Warriors Day fundraiser May 28 (Contributed)

Zipline fun for warriors fund returning to Oyama Adventure Park

All gross revenue on all activities will be donated to Wounded Warriors Canada

  • May 12, 2022

 

Coldstream’s Simon Dufresne, 20, is a member of Junior Culinary Team Canada that will compete at an international event in Europe in November. To help get there, the team is hosting a fundraiser with three-course meal and hors d’oeuvres on Monday, May 30, at 50th Parallel Winery in Lake Country, where Dufresne works as chef de partie. (Contributed)

Coldstream chef to test chops against world’s best

Simon Dufresne is member of Junior Culinary Team Canada that will compete at international event in Europe

Coldstream’s Simon Dufresne, 20, is a member of Junior Culinary Team Canada that will compete at an international event in Europe in November. To help get there, the team is hosting a fundraiser with three-course meal and hors d’oeuvres on Monday, May 30, at 50th Parallel Winery in Lake Country, where Dufresne works as chef de partie. (Contributed)
Vernon’s Oliver Stankiewicz completes his 48th kilometre in his second Move4Mom endurance run Sunday, May 8, at Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park. Stankiewicz planned to run more than 100 kilometres while raising funds for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

VIDEO: Vernon man’s endurance fundraiser moving along nicely

Oliver Stankiewicz had completed 48 kilometres of planned 100 km (or more) by 9 a.m. Sunday, raising $$ for VJHF

Vernon’s Oliver Stankiewicz completes his 48th kilometre in his second Move4Mom endurance run Sunday, May 8, at Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park. Stankiewicz planned to run more than 100 kilometres while raising funds for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
(Submitted photo)

Beairsto classroom challenges Vernon School District to support Ukraine

Students at Beairsto Elementary are hoping to expand their fundraising efforts as widely as possible

(Submitted photo)
RV resident Alex Mackenzie is one of four comedians slated to perform at Vernon’s Prestige Hotel Saturday, May 7, in Comedy for a Cause, a fundraiser for the Canadian Mental Health Association. (Contributed)

Comedians with a cause make Vernon stop

Four of the world’s funniest humans take the stage at the Prestige Inn Saturday, May 7, raising funds for CMHA

RV resident Alex Mackenzie is one of four comedians slated to perform at Vernon’s Prestige Hotel Saturday, May 7, in Comedy for a Cause, a fundraiser for the Canadian Mental Health Association. (Contributed)
Friends of the Library are excited to be holding their annual May Book Sale at the Curling Rink May 5 to 7. (File photo)

Books slide into Vernon Curling Rink for mega sale

Friends of the Library eager to bring back May Sale

Friends of the Library are excited to be holding their annual May Book Sale at the Curling Rink May 5 to 7. (File photo)
Event organizer Jennifer Martison is hoping for at least 1,000 people to attend a music festival and silent auction at Heritage Hills Community Park on May 1 in support of Ukraine. (File Photo)

Okanagan residents aiming to raise $27k for Ukraine at upcoming music festival

The Sunflower Festival goes May 1 at Heritage Hills Community Park, 10 minutes south of Penticton

Event organizer Jennifer Martison is hoping for at least 1,000 people to attend a music festival and silent auction at Heritage Hills Community Park on May 1 in support of Ukraine. (File Photo)
Vernon Secondary students helped raise $4,372 during the Earth Day Walk for Water April 22. (Contributed)

Vernon students shore up $4,372 with OKIB during water walk

VSS Walk for Water raises awareness, funds on water issues for Indigenous people and developing countries

Vernon Secondary students helped raise $4,372 during the Earth Day Walk for Water April 22. (Contributed)
Even the local constabularly is not safe on the annual Jail and Bail day, set for Thursday, April 21, at Vernon’s Boston Pizza. The event is a popular fundraiser for the Cops For Kids organization. (Contributed)

North Okanagan RCMP in (good) arresting mood

Annual Jail and bail fundraiser for Cops For Kids slated for Thursday, April 21

Even the local constabularly is not safe on the annual Jail and Bail day, set for Thursday, April 21, at Vernon’s Boston Pizza. The event is a popular fundraiser for the Cops For Kids organization. (Contributed)
Salmon Arm’s Armaan Dhaliwal, aka the Samosa Kid, is donating 25 per cent of his samosa sales in support of Ukraine. (Barb Brouwer photo)

Salmon Arm’s ‘Samosa Kid’ fundraising for Ukraine

11-year-old entrepreneur inspired by grandparents

  • Apr 18, 2022
Salmon Arm’s Armaan Dhaliwal, aka the Samosa Kid, is donating 25 per cent of his samosa sales in support of Ukraine. (Barb Brouwer photo)
The uphill Giants Head Grind race in Summerland will be back this year, but at a reduced capacity. In 2020, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the race had been cancelled and in 2021, it had been organized as a virtual run only. (Summerland Review file photo)

Uphill race in Summerland resumes as scaled-down event

In-person Giants Head Grind limited to 100 participants

The uphill Giants Head Grind race in Summerland will be back this year, but at a reduced capacity. In 2020, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the race had been cancelled and in 2021, it had been organized as a virtual run only. (Summerland Review file photo)
The Vernon Lions Club set up a drop-off bottle drive in 2020, and is bringing one back this year, Saturday, April 9 at the Vernon Storage Centre. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star file photo)

Vernon Lions looking to unload empties

Club hosting fundraiser Saturday

The Vernon Lions Club set up a drop-off bottle drive in 2020, and is bringing one back this year, Saturday, April 9 at the Vernon Storage Centre. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star file photo)
Ben Klick is a country music singer living in Kelowna, B.C. (Contributed)

Kelowna’s Ben Klick to host MS fundraiser in Vernon

Klick, Aaron Goodvin to headline concert, also includes golf and dinner

  • Apr 7, 2022
Ben Klick is a country music singer living in Kelowna, B.C. (Contributed)
Image courtesy Creative Outlet

Vernon Lions Club hits the links for Camp Winfield

The fourth annual fundraiser golf tournament is scheduled for May 28

  • Apr 4, 2022
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Roch Fortin of Maple Roch shows bottles of maple syrup which will be used as a fundraiser to help with humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. The syrup in the bottles was collected from maple trees in Summerland. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland maple syrup fundraiser assists Ukraine

Donations collected to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine

Roch Fortin of Maple Roch shows bottles of maple syrup which will be used as a fundraiser to help with humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. The syrup in the bottles was collected from maple trees in Summerland. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
After a two-year absence, the 29th Armstrong Spallumcheen Museum and Arts Society’s Giant Book Sale returns April 2-8. (Thorsten Frenzel - Pixabay)

No more ‘dumpster diving’, plenty of novels at Armstrong-Spallumcheen book sale

The museum and arts society’s biggest fundraiser runs April 2-8, back after a two-year absence

After a two-year absence, the 29th Armstrong Spallumcheen Museum and Arts Society’s Giant Book Sale returns April 2-8. (Thorsten Frenzel - Pixabay)
Andrea Malysh (left) and Carolynn Daviduck were among the attendees at the Sadok Dance Ensemble’s Ukrainian humanitarian aid fundraiser at Vernon’s City Dance Studio Saturday, March 19. The event raised more than $15,000. (Katelynn David photo)

Vernon kicks up heels for Ukraine

Sadok Ukrainian Dance Ensemble Ukraine humanitarian aid fundraiser in Vernon raises $15,000

Andrea Malysh (left) and Carolynn Daviduck were among the attendees at the Sadok Dance Ensemble’s Ukrainian humanitarian aid fundraiser at Vernon’s City Dance Studio Saturday, March 19. The event raised more than $15,000. (Katelynn David photo)
(Photo - Gini Saini)

Okanagan College women’s basketball seeking help ahead of nationals

The national championships are in Nanaimo from March 24-27

(Photo - Gini Saini)