Photos: South Okanagan Crime Stoppers feel community support at recent fundraiser

Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki was one of the many attendees at the recent South Okanagan Crime Stoppers live auction, dinner and dance fundraiser. The evening brought in over $10,000 for the organization. (Contributed)
Brooke Reister, one of the boar members with the South Okanagan Crime Stoppers, shows off some of the auction items and prizes that were up for grabs at the organization’s recent fundraiser. (Contributed)
Coun. Katie Robinson shows off a gift basket at the recent South Okanagan Crime Stoppers live auction, dinner and dance. The event was hosted at the Copper Mug Pub. (Contributed)
Penticton MLA Dan Ashton and Coun. Judy Sentes pose for a photo at live auction, dinner and dance at the Copper Mug Pub on Sept. 21 to benefit the South Okanagan Crime Stoppers. (Contributed)

The South Okanagan Crime Stoppers felt the community’s support at its recent live auction, dinner and dance.

The organization hosted its second annual fundraiser at the Copper Mug Pub on Sept. 21 and according to director Leigh Ondrack, roughly 120 residents came out that evening. He said the official fundraising number hasn’t been tallied yet but he is certain the organization received over $10,000 thanks to the support of residents.

READ MORE: Don’t miss the South Okanagan Similkameen Crime Stoppers fundraiser

This money will help the organization carry out its operations for the year, since it relies solely on contributions from the community.

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