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Santa Sleigh Bus returns to toy collection route

BC Transit, the City of Kelowna, the District of West Kelowna, the District of Lake Country, the Central Okanagan Regional District and the Westbank First Nation have come together to celebrate the holiday spirit.

Join in the fun when the Santa Sleigh Bus rolls through the region beginning this Sunday through to Dec. 15.

The Santa Sleigh Bus, celebrating its 10th anniversary this Christmas seasons, will make  27 stops over seven days to collect food, toys and cash donations for the Salvation Army.

For more information on the Santa Sleigh Bus schedule, go to the website www.bctransit.com/regions/kel

The Parade of Lights will be held Dec. 14 and 15 as buses will run from 7 to 9 p.m. from the Costco parking lot.

Bus drivers will look after the steering, giving their passengers the opportunity to sit back and enjoy the local neighbourhoods and businesses that have Christmas decorated their homes and businesses.

Tickets for the Parade of Lights are available at Q103, Power104 and Castanet.net with a donation of food, gifts or money to the Salvation Army.

There will be some other schedule changes over the holidays;

Dec. 24—regular weekday service

Dec.25—Sunday service

Dec. 26—Saturday service

Dec. 29—Saturday service

Dec. 30—Sunday service

Dec. 31—regular weekday service

Jan. 1, 2013—Sunday service

For more information on transit in the Kelowna region, call 250-860-8121.

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