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Chances are the money will help collar a criminal or two

Chances are the money will help collar a criminal or two

Proceeds from 50/50 sales at Chances Casino on the North Shore led to $10,450 being donated to Crime Stoppers, the organization that solicits anonymous tips in an effort to solve crimes through arrests and convictions.
Raising funds for Operation Red Nose

Raising funds for Operation Red Nose

Interior Savings staff on the North Shore raised $1,020 for Operation Red Nose in Kamloops. Red Nose, the annual safe ride home service, forwards donations to PacificSport BC, with money used to help amateur athletes.
Filling the closet, one bag at a time

Filling the closet, one bag at a time

Employees of RBC Dominion Securities in Kamloops undertook a clothing drive for Lizzy’s Closet (Elizabeth Fry Society), collecting many bags full of business clothes, shoes and purses for women who are trying to get back into the workforce or needing
A win for youth soccer

A win for youth soccer

Save-On-Foods and Christie donated $1,000 to the Kamloops Youth Soccer Association. The Sahali location of the grocery store won a contest with Christie and was able to donate the funds to local youth sports.
Paying it forward

Paying it forward

Bev Warner (left), the Rotary Club of Kamloops Daybreak Open Spaces project co-ordinator, joins Overlander Long Term Care manager Matt Renfrew, Kamloops Ford Lincoln general manager Craig Brown, Auxiliary to Overlander Extended Care Hospital presiden
Cramming the cruisers and helping the Kamloops Food Bank

Cramming the cruisers and helping the Kamloops Food Bank

Kamloops residents answered the call on Saturday, Oct. 5, dropping by the Real Canadian Superstore in Sahali to help Mounties fill police vehicles with donations of food and cash for the Kamloops Food Bank. Kamloops RCMP Supt.
TB Vets helping RIH and others

TB Vets helping RIH and others

The TB Vets Charitable Foundation has donated $793,000 worth of respiratory equipment to 28 hospitals, universities and search and rescue foundations in B.C. Included among the recipients is Royal Inland Hospital, which received $24,300.
Marching for Myeloma research

Marching for Myeloma research

Almost 100 people took part in the third annual Kamloops Multiple Myeloma March, which was held on Sept. 8 in Pioneer Park.
Topping up the Guru Nanak Fund

Topping up the Guru Nanak Fund

Members of the Kamloops Gurdwara Sahib Society raised $10,200 to be donated to the Guru Nanak Fund with the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation. The money will be used to buy-much-needed equipment for Royal Inland Hospital.
Community partners working together for seniors

Community partners working together for seniors

Community partners working together for seniors Earlier this spring, Kamloops Aberdeen Lions club donated $4,000 to benefit residents of Overlander Long Term Care.