The Big Brothers and Big Sisters annual Bowl for Kids Sake is happening this Saturday and Sunday at Cariboo Bowling Lanes. The theme this year is Come Join the Circus. Prizes are awarded for all sorts of bowling skills and antics including best costumes. To register on line go to www.bbswlake.com. For more info 250-398-8391 or drop on down to Cariboo Bowling Lanes to watch the action and make a donation.
There will be a unique opportunity to dine with the reigning Miss Rodeo Canada Royalty, Williams Lake Stampede Queen Royalty, and the 2011 Williams Lake Stampede Queen contestants on Tuesday, April 12 at Carmen’s Restaurant in the Overlander Hotel starting at 6 p.m. Tickets include a four-course dinner. Participants can also enter to win a pair of diamond earrings donated by Excelsior Jewellers. Only 50 tickets are available from Willie’s Western Wear or Cariboo Spurs.
The Cariboo Companions — Investing in Women’s Health group will be out this weekend collecting bottles to raise funds for their participation in the 60-kilometer Shopper’s Drug Mart Weekend to End Women’s Cancers August 13-14 in Vancouver. The group includes 16 women in training for the walk who are raising $2,000 each for the BC Cancer Foundation.
Sunday the team participated in the Nutrition Walk as one of their weekly training walks. They have several fundraising events planned including bottle drives, garage sales, car washes.
This Sunday they will be collecting bottles from the Golf Course area and 11th and 12th avenues. Bottles can be dropped off for the team under their account name at Amanda Enterprises.