Need a safe ride home for you and your vehicle?

Operation Red Nose volunteers are ready to assist New Year’s Eve

For the last time this year, Operation Red Nose volunteers will be standing by to offer safe rides home for those who may have over-indulged in the holiday spirit.

From 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31 until 3 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, about two dozen volunteers will be doing their part to raise money for local charities while keeping impaired drivers off the road by delivering residents and their vehicles home safely.

The group is stationed at Heartland Toyota in Williams Lake.

Read More: Operation Red Nose ready to hit the road

For those calling in for a ride tonight, they might even be speaking with the city’s mayor, who is working dispatch.

“It’s a lot of fun,” Walt Cobb said of volunteering for the evening. “I really enjoy it.”

When asked if he’d be able to stay up that late, Cobb laughed and said their would be lots of people around “to push me out of my chair” if he gets tired, which he doubted would happen because dispatch is a busy job on New Year’s Eve.

If you need a safe ride home, call Red Operation Red Nose in Williams Lake at 25-392-2222.


Do you have a comment about this story? email:
editor@wltribune.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

BC Supreme Court hears how Williams Lake arrest leads to addict’s recovery

“I would also like to apologize for any harm I may have done”

BC VOTES 2020: Provincial election will have familiar duo battling in Cariboo North

The two candidates who received the most votes in 2017 will both be running in Cariboo North again

Nine new COVID-19 cases announced in Interior Health region

The total number of cases since the pandemic started is now at 531 for the region

Second positive COVID-19 test reported at Quesnel Junior School

The exposure dates for this case are Sept. 15-18

Open burning prohibitions to be rescinded Sept. 30

The following activities will be allowed throughout the CFC’s jurisdiction:

Weekend sees 267 cases, 3 deaths in B.C.; Dr. Henry says events leading to COVID spread

There are currently 1,302 active cases in B.C., while 3,372 people are under public health monitoring

Lightning strike: Tampa Bay blanks Dallas 2-0 to win Stanley Cup

Hedman wins Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP

Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Liberals seek to fast track new COVID-19 aid bill after CERB expires

Government secured NDP support for legislation by hiking amount of benefits by $100 to $500 per week

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

B.C. VOTES 2020: Echoes of HST in B.C. debate over sales tax

Cannabis, tobacco, luxury cars still taxed in B.C. Liberal plan

She warned her son about toxic drugs, then he was dead

Donna Bridgman’s son died at the age of 38 in Vancouver

B.C. food and beverage producers set record sales in 2019

Farmed salmon again leads international exports

Most Read