Ashcroft and District Lions Club president Darlene Daily (front row, far left) with firefighters and volunteers from the Ashcroft, Cache Creek, and Loon Lake fire departments and Ashcroft and District Lions Club members. Photo: Barbara Roden.

Lions Clubs unite for more donations to local fire departments

Ashcroft, Cache Creek, and Loon Lake departments receive a further $2,100 each.

Members of the Cache Creek, Ashcroft, and Loon Lake Volunteer Fire Departments were at the Cache Creek fire hall on February 6, where they were met by representatives of the Ashcroft and District Lions Club.

In October 2017, the local Lions presented the three departments with $12,000 each, raised by Lions clubs in Alberta, the Chilliwack area, Logan Lake, and the Ashcroft and District Club. The fundraising was organized and coordinated by the Mt. Cheam Lions Club in Chilliwack, and the club subsequently received further donations from Lions clubs in Alberta.

The funds were forwarded to the Ashcroft club, and on February 6 president Darlene Daily presented the three fire departments with a further $2,100 each, in recognition of their tireless efforts during last year’s floods and wildfires.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Police asking for assistance regarding trafffic fatality near Clinton

A single male occupant was killed on Oct. 21 when his car went off the highway.

Regional directors in Areas “E” and “I” returned

Sally Watson and Steve Rice returned, according to preliminary final counts.

Ashcroft has a new mayor

Barbara Roden has been elected to sit in the top chair

Cache Creek elects new mayor for first time in 28 years

Newcomer Santo Talarico becomes Cache Creek mayor

Susan Swan wins Clinton mayor chair by one vote

Incumbent councillor defeats former mayor and two other contenders.

Canada Post strikes leaves small shops in the lurch as holidays approach: CFIB

Rotating strikes began in Victoria, Edmonton, Halifax and Windsor

CFL playoff picture still muddled heading into weekend action

League revealed last week no fewer than 64 potential playoff permutations

New monitoring of vessel noise impact on endangered whales announced

Federal government to monitor underwater ship and mammal noise in B.C.’s Salish Sea

Used election signs could serve as emergency shelters, B.C. candidate says

Langley Township council hopeful wants to build one-person foul weather shelters for homeless

Interior Health urges public to get a flu shot

Health authority says it will help to stop the spread of influenza

‘Violent’ Prince George man wanted on Canada-wide warrant

RCMP say the man has likely made his way to the Lower Mainland or another community

Three men charged in Alberta man’s murder will go straight to trial

The three men are charged with first degree murder in the death a 20-year-old from Alberta.

Liberals write off $6.3 billion in loans as part of money never to be collected

That includes student loans and a $2.6 billion write off that came through Export Development Canada

Most Read