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Moose loosen a grand for first responders

Moose loosen a grand for first responders

Moose Lodge 1552 administrator Jack Buchanan and Moose Lodge member Keith Wallace present a cheque for $1,000 to Ashley Sudds for first responders.
CHBA celebrates three-decade partnership

CHBA celebrates three-decade partnership

The Central Interior branch of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association recently celebrated its 30-year partnership with Thompson Rivers University with a $30,000 donation to be shared by the university’s trades and technology program and the Kamloops
Networking for a crucial cause

Networking for a crucial cause

The Kamloops Networking Association celebrated its latest donation — a $2,000 gift to the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation/ICCHA Wish Foundation, for use in cardiac care needs at the hospital.
Wiper sales help fund cancer research

Wiper sales help fund cancer research

Broco Glass and Speedy Glass in Kamloops were among participating franchises in the recent partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society for the Drive Pink Campaign during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Working for the Kamloops White Cane Club

Working for the Kamloops White Cane Club

Rick Diehl (middle) and Diane Jones (left) of Moose Lodge 1552 present Linda Hall of the Kamloops White Cane Club a cheque for $1,000 as the service club continues to raise money for community groups.
Knights of compassion

Knights of compassion

The Knights of Columbus donated $500 to Interior Community Service’s Youth Street Outreach Program that operates out of the drop-in Outreach Centre at 404 Seymour St. The money will be used to buy food and supplies.
Special FX delivery to the BC SPCA

Special FX delivery to the BC SPCA

Classic FX Hair and Day Spa’s fifth annual SPCA craft sale raised $950 for the Kamloops branch of the BC SPCA. Classic FX clients helped the spa at 556 Tranquille Rd. in North Kamloops almost hit the $1,000 mark.
Chances uses its 50/50 draw to help Habitat

Chances uses its 50/50 draw to help Habitat

Chances Casino Kamloops donated $6,500 from its 50/50 draw to Habitat for Humanity Kamloops. The draw takes place on Friday and Saturdays evenings at the casino at 1250 Halston Ave. in Brocklehurst.
They shoot, they score — for the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation

They shoot, they score — for the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation

Kamloops Senior Hockey has donated $5,000 to the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation. The funds will be used to purchase equipment in the new patient-care tower, currently under construction. Kamloops Senior Hockey president Dr.
Taking support to New Heights

Taking support to New Heights

New Heights Autism Support Society founder and behaviour consultant Patricia Kennedy (left) joins executive director Candace Morrison (second from right) in receiving a $1,000 donation from Kamloops Elks Lodge No.