By Sheila Tutty

Canadian Cancer Society

The local unit of the Canadian Cancer Society is pleased to invite you to the new events they have planned coming up as there won’t be a Relay for Life in the Columbia Valley this year. As in the past,100 per cent of proceeds will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society.

First up is the Golf the Valley Raffle.There are only 200 tickets available for your chance to wintwo 18-hole passes at each of the following outstanding valley golf courses Copper Point Golf Club, Eagle Ranch Resort, Mountainside Golf Course, Radium Resort Golf, Riverside Golf Course, The Ridge at Copper Point, The Springs at Radium and Windermere Valley Golf Course. That is a total of 16 green fees. Tickets are only $10 each or 3 for $25, and are available at The Book Bar in Invermere or call me at 250-342-9059. The winning ticket will be drawn at the Summer KickOff Party on June 21st.

On Saturday, May 17th, there will be a Giant Garage Sale starting at 9 a.m. at Invermere’s Cenotaph Park. A community barbecue with smokies, hot dogs, chips and pop will be part of the fundraiser, along with tons of treasures and Cupcakes for Cancer lovingly baked by the ladies of the local unit of the Canadian Cancer Society.

The Summer KickOff Party will be held on Saturday, June 21st at the Invermere Community Hall. Dinner will be catered by Anne Riches, dance music will be supplied byWil C Productions, and a live and silent auction will round out the evening. Tickets are $45 per person or $80 per couple and are available at The Book Bar, or by contacting me.

If you would like to donate a service, gift item or gift certificate to our auctions, or purchase tickets, please give me a call at 250-342-9059.