Milestones

The Vernon BMX Club will celebrate 40 years in operation with a special fun day of racing and a movie Sunday, Aug. 28. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon BMX Club top track for 40th anniversary

Special celebration, including movie under the stars planned

 

Abbeyfield Armstrong resident Betty McGillivray celebrated her 100th birthday in style Aug. 7. (Contributed)

PHOTOS: Armstrong centenarian cracks jokes on milestone birthday

Betty McGillivray, who reached the century mark Aug. 7, called the first 100 years ‘the worst’

 

Vernon’s Bernard Ramsay (left) is joined by tandem pilot Bruce Goode of Okanagan Skydivie as the prepare to board a plane for Ramsay’s first-ever skydive, marking the occasion of his 85th birthday. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

WATCH: Vernon senior soars from new height

Legally blind Bernard Ramsay, formerly of Quesnel, goes skydiving for first time a day after 85th birthday

 

The Monday Night Vernon Toastmasters will celebrate the club’s 25th anniversary with a special Burger Bar night Monday, June 6 at the 1516 Pub and Grill on Okanagan Landing Road (formerly The Outboard). (Contributed)

Vernon Toastmasters club reaches milestone

Monday Night Vernon Toastmasters Club to celebrate 25 years Monday, June 6, with special evening

The Monday Night Vernon Toastmasters will celebrate the club’s 25th anniversary with a special Burger Bar night Monday, June 6 at the 1516 Pub and Grill on Okanagan Landing Road (formerly The Outboard). (Contributed)
The Armstrong Consolidated School on its opening day (Sept. 6, 1921). Now known as the Armstrong Elementary School, the community can say happy 100th birthday to “the brick school” with a special celebration at the school Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Greater Vernon Museum and Archives photo #20825)

Happy 100th, Armstrong ‘Brick School’

Community-wide celebration for Armstrong Elementary set for Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • May 1, 2022
The Armstrong Consolidated School on its opening day (Sept. 6, 1921). Now known as the Armstrong Elementary School, the community can say happy 100th birthday to “the brick school” with a special celebration at the school Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Greater Vernon Museum and Archives photo #20825)
Vernon’s Lil Smith (seated) was treated to music by the Kalamalka Highlanders Pipe Band to help celebrate her 104th birthday Feb. 6. Five of Smith’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren played with the band. (Contributed)

Scottish cake helps Vernon woman reach 104 birthdays

Lil Smith, who turned 104 on Feb. 6, says oatcakes and scones are keys to her longevity

Vernon’s Lil Smith (seated) was treated to music by the Kalamalka Highlanders Pipe Band to help celebrate her 104th birthday Feb. 6. Five of Smith’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren played with the band. (Contributed)
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