Mike and Karen Jones with some of the displays they will have in their yard at 1095 Pigeon Avenue Halloween night. In exchange for treats they are asking for cash donations for the Child Development Centre which can be placed in the bird house at the front of their spooky walk to the front door. Mike is taking over CDC fundraising from Ken Berry who has moved to the Okanagan.

Mike and Karen Jones with some of the displays they will have in their yard at 1095 Pigeon Avenue Halloween night. In exchange for treats they are asking for cash donations for the Child Development Centre which can be placed in the bird house at the front of their spooky walk to the front door. Mike is taking over CDC fundraising from Ken Berry who has moved to the Okanagan.

Scaring up funds for the CDC

Mike Jones has been collecting Halloween and Christmas displays for 15 years and puts on quite a show for the community at his home.

Mike Jones has been collecting Halloween and Christmas displays for 15 years and puts on quite a show for the community at his home at 1095 Pigeon Avenue.

This year Mike is asking visitors for cash donations to help the Cariboo Child Development Centre.

Visitors can place their donations in the bird house at the front of their spooky walk.

The bird house was among the Christmas displays Mike bought from Ken Berry earlier this year when he decided to carry on the Berrys’ tradition of raising funds for the Child Development Centre with their elaborate displays.

The Berrys have moved to the Okanagan, but for many years had an elaborate Christmas display at their home on Country Club Boulevard where the bird house was out front to collect donations for the CDC.

Mike added some of Berrys’ displays to his own extensive Christmas display.

Between the Christmas and Halloween features he says both sides of his garage are filled to the rafters.

“He has a lot of fun with it,” says his wife, Karen, who will be there with him handing out goodies. Every year they get more than 100 children coming to their door trick or treating.

They give out juice boxes and small bags of chips.

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