Community briefs: Car wash, show and shine and much more this weekend

JUMPSTART CAR WASH ON JUNE 1

The Canadian Tire store in Aberdeen will be hosting its annual car wash to raise money for Jumpstart, its corporate charity.

The car wash will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with all proceeds being donated to Jumpstart to be used locally to get kids active in sports.

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Hot dog vendors at each Canadian Tire location will be donating their profits of the day to Jumpstart.

Jumpstart gives kids from families in financial need the same chance to participate as their neighbours, classmates and friends.

Last year, more than $9,000 was raised in Kamloops for Jumpstart, which nationally has helped 1.9-million children and locally has helped 6,525 kids.

WALK FOR ARTHRITIS ON JUNE 1

The Walk for Arthritis will take place in Kamloops this Saturday in McArthur Island.

The event that raises money to help find a cure for arthritis, which affects more than six-million Canadians.

Funds raised also help those living with arthritis manage day-to-day life and encourage movement and walking. 

Local organizers hope to raise $7,500 for the cause.

The McArthur Island event, which will feature one- and five-kilometre routes, will have registration take place at 9 a.m., with the walk beginning at 10:30 a.m.

For more information, go online to walkfortarthritis.ca.

DINE AT HOME, HELP THE KBIA, WITH A JUNE 3 DEADLINE

The deadline to buy tickets for the Kamloops Brain Injury Association is this Monday.

Tickets are $100, come with a $50 tax receipt and will get you dinner for two from Match Eatery and Public House, along with a beer from Red Collar Brewing — all delivered to your home on Thursday, June 6.

Tickets can be purchased online at https://spring-stayathomegala.eventbrite.ca.

HEFFLEY CREEK SHOW N SHINE ON JUNE 2

The annual Heffley Creek Show N Shine will be held this Sunday — two weeks earlier than it usually takes place — at the Heffley Creek Hall, 6995 Old Highway 5.

It will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and also include a craft fair.

Drivers of show cars will receive a free $10 meal voucher, which is good for either breakfast or lunch.

Sponsor Rangeland Meats of Heffley Creek will be grilling up fresh Devick beef burgers for lunch and will have various burger and meat packs for sale. There will also be a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, call 25-852-1011.

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