News

Campaign supporters recognized

The United Way is recognizing local businesses and individuals that supported the 2010 campaign at its Spirit Awards on Thursday.

The campaign total will be unveiled at the breakfast ceremony held at the Penticton Ramada along with awards to organizations that made an outstanding effort.

“We set an ambitious goal for this campaign,” said volunteer campaign chair Dan Albas. “The 2009 total was $130,183 and in 2010 we set a goal of $140,000.”

 “United Way hears repeatedly how tight things are in the not-for-profit sector.  Demands are increasing at a time that funding is decreasing,” said Albas.  “But we are really proud of how the community has rallied their support behind service providers. Our United Way team can’t wait to announce our results.”

Pen High Grade 11 student Nikita Afonso will be performing three songs at the event, including a song that she wrote.

Pre-registration is required for the event and tickets are $10 payable in advance. To RSVP call Tracy St. Claire at 250-492-2842 or email tracy@unitedwaycso.com.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Feisty kitty a survivor
 
Election 2014:Penticton council candidates answer back
 
Alberta reggae band has unlikely start
Prince Rupert council candidates face the public at first forum
 
Rotary connector trail extension enhances Rails to Trails project
 
TIMELINE: An interactive history of terrorist attacks and plots in Canada
Prince Rupert students complete work on healing and reconciliation gift to government
 
Shipping company names new ship after the city
 
(VIDEO) Hundreds pay respects to former finance minister Jim Flaherty

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 31 edition online now. Browse the archives.