Teams were going after after the coveted United Way Community Cup in a competitive bus pull last weekend.

United Way bus pull goes large

Teams in Kelowna went after the coveted United Way Community Cup in bus pull last weekend

The community pulled together at the annual United Way Bus Pull last weekend as teams and sponsors raised $21,005 for United Way CSO’s 2017 campaign.

Teams were going after after the coveted United Way Community Cup in a competitive bus pull that saw Great West Life – Okanagan Wolf Pack win in the finals.

Honourable mention and other notable achievements go to:

Strongman Noah Normandale – Top individual Fundraiser who blew spectators away when he pulled a 41,900 pound B.C. Transit bus by himself at the intermission show. Normandale raised $2,335.

Top Fundraising team – Costco Wholesale

Best Costume – Nature’s Fare “Healthy Haulers”

Best Co-ed Team – Lake City Casinos

Most Enthusiasm – RBC

Other participating teams were BMO, United Way and UBCO Possibility Posse, TD Canada Trust, Interior Savings, and Fairfield Inn and Suites.

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