A big night for Food Bank at Kimberley Dynamiters game

Most successful Food Bank Dynamiter event ever held

Cath Oscarson and Stan Salikin present Peter Munroe with his winning cheque of $1000.

“It was a damn good night,” says Kimberley Food Bank Direcor Malcolm Fruin of the Kimberley Dynamiter Friday night for the Food Bank. “The Dynamiters won which made it even better.”

Fruin reports that well over 400 people attended and food donations amounted to a value of over $2,000.

“That’s the largest we’ve ever had. There was an absolute mountain of food.”

There were also cash donations of $425.

The Food Bank fall raffle was drawn at the game as well. Winner of the first prize of $1000, furnished by Marc and Eleanor Poirier of Meadowbrook Greenhouses was Peter Munroe of Kimberley. Second prize of box tickets to an ICE game furnished BA Blacktop went to Jim Penson of Kimberley and third prize, two nights accommodation fro Kimberley Lodging Company went to Dennis Couture of Alberta.

The raffle brought in $4000 for the Food Bank.

“All in all it was a pretty big night for the Food Bank,” Fruin said. “The generosity of attendees was greater than ever. We’d like to thank everybody for coming and bringing something, and thank teh Dynamiters organization, who went out of their way to help us, and also Chalet GM, who provided a truck to transport the donations. It was a really good night.”

 

Just Posted

Kimberley Camera Club hosting slide show presentation

The Kimberley Camera Club is proud to announce the public showing of… Continue reading

Ktunaxa Nation holds first language summit since 2011

The language summit coincides with the youth’s, allowing for trans-generational transfer of knowledge

Kimberley Dynamiters are Kootenay Conference Champs

It took triple overtime to put away the Beaver Valley Nitehawks

Lilith 2019 raises $8,270 for Kimberley, Cranbrook communities

Next year marks the event’s 20th anniversary.

Fuel management work started in Kimberley

Residents will see smoke over next few months; please obey trail notifications

Dynamiters keep their winning streak going

Nitros beat out the Nitehawks 4-3 in game two of the Conference finals.

Stranger climbs onto B.C. family’s second-floor balcony, lights fire in barbecue

Incident in Abbotsford terrifies family with two-year-old boy

British Columbians are paying more for booze but also broccoli

Victoria’s inflation was 2.3 per cent, a tick above Vancouver’s of 2.2 per cent

UPDATED: Three dead in Surrey crash: police

Single-vehicle crash occurred around 10:30 a.m., police remain on-scene

Eviction halted for B.C. woman deemed ‘too young’ for seniors’ home

Zoe Nagler, 46, had been given notice after living in the seniors complex in Comox for six years

Is it a homicide? B.C. woman dies in hospital, seven months after being shot

Stepfather think Chilliwack case should now be a homicide, but IHIT has not confirmed anything

Coroner’s inquest announced for Victoria teen’s overdose death

Elliot Eurchuk was 16 years old when he died of an opioid overdose at his Oak Bay home

Military officer accused of sexual misconduct, drunkenness in B.C., Alberta

Warrant Officer Jarvis Kevin Malone is charged under the National Defence Act

Harbour Air to convert to all-electric seaplanes

Seaplane company to modify fleet with a 750-horsepower electric motor

Most Read