Event to support Westside Community Food Bank

Several businesses are getting together to support the Westside Community Food Bank as Hunger Awareness Week draws to a close.

  • May. 8, 2014 3:00 p.m.

Several Westbank Shopping Centre businesses are getting together to support the Westside Community Food Bank as Hunger Awareness Week draws to a close.

Blenz Coffee, Thredz Clothing and Off the Dock, along with West Kelowna Fire Rescue, are organizing an event that will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“We’re encouraging people to bring down cash or food donations,” said Melissa Brown of Blenz Coffee Westbank Centre.

The food bank will have its truck parked in the Westbank Shopping Centre mall, located at 3645 Gosset Rd., to accept donations throughout the day.

Several Summerland artists will be on hand, painting and auctioning off their art. The proceeds from those sales will be given to the Westside Community Food Bank.

A handful of musicians have also signed up to provide entertainment at the coffee shop throughout the day.

From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Blenz Coffee will feature live music by Theresa Bishop. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., West Kelowna firefighters, along with Sparky the Fire Dog, will be on location giving tours of their fire truck. Cynthia Leigh-Ann and special guests will provide entertainment at Blenz Coffee from 1 to 5 p.m.

 

 

Just Posted

Work continuing on new Kelowna visitor centre

Crews working through winter on downtown lakeshore site to have building ready for this summer

Pizza delivery car stolen during Kelowna delivery

While delivering a late night pizza, man has car stolen, then runs to recover it

Kelowna’s Serwa named to Olympic team

Kelsey Serwa is one of eight Canadian ski cross athletes headed to PyeongChang

Vernon Search & Rescue find lost snowmobiler

Male, 19, went missing in Hunter’s Range area near Enderby

Kelowna attraction set to re-open after 2017 floods

Scandia’s popular Jungle Golf, downstairs, has been closed since being damaged in Kelowna floods

Testing the Google Arts & Culture app

Going face to face with art

Back to work: U.S. government shutdown ends after Democrats relent

Short-term spending measure means both sides could see another shutdown stalemate in three weeks

Man lives despite malfunctioning defibrillator at B.C. arena

A middle-aged man went into cardiac arrest after at game at Pitt Meadows Arena last Wednesday.

Cause of Northern B.C. seaplane crash released

TSB releases report on seaplane crash during a water landing in 2016 near First Nations community

Vancouver police crack down on pop-up pot vendors

Officers raided merchants’ tables on Robson Square late Sunday

Angels at The Mule

Penticton nightclub introduces angel shots for safety

Dryer explosion at Teck Elkview Operations

Locals report hearing loud bang

Bell Media, NFL take appeal over Super Bowl ad rules to top court

At issue is a ban on substituting American ads with Canadian ones during the game’s broadcast

Crown seeks 4.5 years jail for B.C. woman convicted of counselling tax evasion

Debbie Anderson the latest from group to face jail for teaching debunked ‘natural person’ theory

Most Read