Don’t miss the South Okanagan Similkameen Crime Stoppers fundraiser

The second annual fundraiser takes place Saturday for the South Okanagan Similkameen Crime Stoppers

The South Okanagan Similkameen Crime Stoppers is holding a live auction, dinner and dance Saturday at the Copper Mug Pub. The event is a fundraiser for the non-profit organization. (Submitted photo)

Tickets are still available for Saturday’s 2019 South Okanagan Similkameen Crime Stoppers live auction, dinner and dance.

The second annual event will be held at the Copper Mug Pub, a generous supporter of the organization.

READ MORE: Crime Stoppers looking to get a scent on alleged thieves

According to director Leigh Ondrack this event is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the local Crime Stoppers, a non-profit organization.

“We rely solely on the contributions from the communities we serve,” said Ondrack.

According to president Al Sismey since 1992 the the volunteer group has has assisted law enforcement with almost 900 arrests, the recovery of $1.9 million in stolen property and the seizure of over $14 million in illegal drugs.

READ MORE: Knife-wielding man robs South Okanagan pizza shop

“Through your support, with a gift or monetary donation, or simply by purchasing a $25 ticket to the event we will be able to help law enforcement to catch the people who are committing crimes in our communities,” said Sismey.

Tickets will not be on sale at the door but can be purchased by contacting the main office of Crime Stoppers at 250-490-2374 or Ondrack directly at 250-493-8922.


 

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