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The always smiling, always helpful Monashee Toastmasters Club in Lumby will host an open house via Zoom meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 23. (Monashee Toastmasters photo)

Lumby toastmasters club hosting open house

Monashee Toastmasters welcome guests and new members via Zoom meeting

 

Monashee Toastmasters Club member Danielle Gordon of Cherryville (right) has earned a place in the latest book and on the cover of renowned speaker Brian Tracy’s new title, Driven. (Photo submitted)

Lumby toastmaster driven to succeed

Cherryville’s Danielle Gordon earns spot in new book from renowned speaker

 

The board of the Armstrong Regional Cooperative has purchased and placed a table in Spallumcheen’s McLeod Park in memory of former board member and longtime volunteer Rhonda Burr. (ARC photo)

Township adds table in memory of Spallumcheen volunteer

Armstrong Regional Cooperative honours the late Rhonda Burr with table in McLeod Park in her name

 

Carol Armstrong, centre, was chosen as the JCI Vernon 2018 Good Citizen of the Year. Nominations are now being accepted by JCI for the city’s 2020 Good Citizen. (Morning Star file photo)

Nominate a Good Vernon Citizen

Deadline to nominate a deserving person for JCI Vernon’s Good Citizen of the Year consideration is Jan. 8

Carol Armstrong, centre, was chosen as the JCI Vernon 2018 Good Citizen of the Year. Nominations are now being accepted by JCI for the city’s 2020 Good Citizen. (Morning Star file photo)
Members of the Armstrong Lions Club have planted a red Canadian maple tree at Lions Park on Hunter Avenue as a show of tribute to their sister club in Banbridge, Northern Ireland. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Armstong Lions Club salutes sister club with tree

Red Canadian Maple planted in Lions Park pays tribute to Lions Club in Banbridge, Northern Ireland

Members of the Armstrong Lions Club have planted a red Canadian maple tree at Lions Park on Hunter Avenue as a show of tribute to their sister club in Banbridge, Northern Ireland. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Bystanders were shocked by a man screaming profanity at the staff of the Chinese Garden Restaurant in Blind Bay on Aug. 7 (Amanda Toms/Facebook)

Video: Enraged man terrifies staff and customers at Shuswap restaurant

Video on Facebook shows the man hurling profanity at workers during the dinner rush on Aug. 7.

Bystanders were shocked by a man screaming profanity at the staff of the Chinese Garden Restaurant in Blind Bay on Aug. 7 (Amanda Toms/Facebook)
Canadian Mental Health Association Vernon branch executive director Julia Payson (from left), thrift store coordinator Art Harrigan and volunteer, Jenna Horsting inside the CMHA’s Georgette Thrift Shop, which was able to reopen thanks to special relief funding from Community Futures North Okanagan. (photo submitted)

Vernon groups breathe sighs of relief following Community Futures cash

Organization offers relief funds to Elks Lodge and Canadian Mental Heath for operations

Canadian Mental Health Association Vernon branch executive director Julia Payson (from left), thrift store coordinator Art Harrigan and volunteer, Jenna Horsting inside the CMHA’s Georgette Thrift Shop, which was able to reopen thanks to special relief funding from Community Futures North Okanagan. (photo submitted)
‘It’s been a great career’: Penticton’s deputy fire chief retires

‘It’s been a great career’: Penticton’s deputy fire chief retires

“It feels awesome, it’s been a great career, I can’t believe how quick it’s come,” said Chris Forster

‘It’s been a great career’: Penticton’s deputy fire chief retires
Lumby Monashee Toastmasters secretary Julie Richardson (left) presents Marena Legare with a special club award as Outstanding Toastmaster. (Photo submitted)

Lumby organization honours club member

Monashee Toastmasters name Marena Legare Outstanding Toastmaster

Lumby Monashee Toastmasters secretary Julie Richardson (left) presents Marena Legare with a special club award as Outstanding Toastmaster. (Photo submitted)