Volunteers at Angus Place in Summerland were out in front of the facility for a special parade on April 13. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Volunteers in Summerland hold a social distance parade

Event was held in front of Angus Place on April 13

Volunteers at Angus Place in Summerland held what they called a social distance parade a parade for residents of the seniors care facility on April 13.

MaryAnn Chartrand and her high school student volunteers organized the event as a way to bring cheer to residents at the facility.

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Tanya Cameron, executive assistant at the care facility, said the volunteers normally come into the facility and spend time with the residents. However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, these visits and other interactions have been stopped in an effort to slow the spread of the virus.

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