Ian Jenkins, SilverStar Mountain Resort Sales and Marketing Director, Sean Hogan, Kelowna SPCA Branch Manager, Lilly, Cat Available for Adoption at the Kelowna SPCA, and Wesla Wong, SilverStar Mountain Resort Media Relations and Meteorologist. (Photo Contributed)

Over $6,000 Raised for the Kelowna and Vernon SPCA

Opening date for Nordic skiing is on Friday, Nov. 16 and the Alpine opening date is expected on Thursday, Nov. 22.

Halloween will be a little less scary for the animals at the local shelter thanks to the Okanagan community who came together to support the SPCA Fundraiser and Last Chance Pass Sale, co-hosted by SilverStar Mountain Resort and Bannister GM Vernon, on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018.

Related: Vernon ski hill teams with SPCA on fundraiser

Related: BC SPCA holds province-wide adoption event

Halloween pumpkins, a custom-made dog house contributed by Bannister GM Vernon, and one of the retired SilverStar Mountain Resort Summit Lift Chairs were all exchanged for a donation to the BC SPCA. The public generously donated over $5,000, with the resort topping the total up to $6,300.

The funds will be divided between the Vernon and Kelowna SPCA branches to help pay for animal necessities.

“The proceeds and donations received by the BC SPCA from SilverStar Mountain Resort are absolutely amazing,” said Chelsea Taylor, Vernon Branch Manager. “We are so pleased and so very grateful to be receiving these much-needed funds that will go towards medical costs, spaying and neutering, and sheltering costs.”

SilverStar Mountain Resort is a proud supporter of the BC SPCA, and on-leash dogs are welcome on all of the snowshoe trails on the mountain. Anticipated opening date for Nordic skiing is on Friday, Nov. 16 and the Alpine opening date is expected on Thursday, Nov. 22.

Related: BC SPCA runs for People’s Choice award for the best PSA

Related: Dead cat found Zap-strapped sparks B.C. SPCA investigation

To report a typo, email:
newstips@vernonmorningstar.com
.


@VernonNews
newstips@vernonmorningstar.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Car accident on Leckie Road backs up traffic

An accident involving a bus is blocking traffic driving near Dilworth Mountain

Top Okanagan wedding venue no longer allows wedding ceremonies

Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park and Kaloya Regional Park will no longer allow the ceremonies

Okanagan College has new entrepaneur-in-residence

Jason Richards, has been involved in a number of start-ups over his career

Kelowna Pride Society looks for community feedback

The society is already planning this year’s festivities

Accident reported on Harvey Avenue in Kelowna

The two vehicle accident happened this afternoon

VIDEO: Car flies across median, flips over edge of B.C. overpass

Dash cam footage shows vehicle speeding across Brunette Avenue overpass in Coquitlam

Indigenous energy summit includes session on pipeline ownership options

Steven Saddleback of the Indian Resource Council says a session will feature presentations on financing models

Japanese grand champion Kisenosato retires from sumo

The 32-year-old Kisenosato was the first Japanese-born wrestler in 19 years to gain promotion to sumo’s highest rank

UPDATE: Accused B.C. high school killer found fit to stand trial

Gabriel Klein is accused in the 2016 stabbing death of Letisha Reimer at Abbotsford Senior Secondary

Right-wing, neo-Nazi, white supremacist groups an increasing concern: Goodale

Ten people died in April 2018 when Alek Minassian allegedly drove a rental van down the busy stretch in Toronto

Canadian stock exchanges to conduct lottery for ‘POT’ ticker amid high demand

The symbol became available after fertilizer Potash Corp. officially merged with Agrium Inc. in early 2018

Millennial Money: Don’t let Instagram envy get you into debt

A full 48 per cent of U.S. households have credit card debt

Jury debates fate of man accused of killing 12-year-old B.C. girl 40 years ago

Police allege Garry Handlen told a cop how he abducted, sexually assaulted and strangled Monica Jack in May 1978

Most Read