Over 130 family members attended Hope Preschool and Daycare Centre’s Christmas concert held on Dec. 16. The families listened to their children sing a variety of songs based on a story book called ‘The Mitten’

Hope community cheer

Past holiday events in the local community as shared by the community

Young voices sing the sounds of the season

Owner and manager Lousha Angel hands a mask to one of the children at the Hope Preschool and Daycare Centre’s Christmas concert. Over 130 family members attended the event held on Dec. 16. The families listened to their children sing a variety of songs based on a story book called ‘The Mitten’, while under the direction of their music and fine arts teacher Sandi Swacera. Greg Laychak Photo

 

Holly Days

Kim Paolini sorts produce in the lead up to last weekend’s Holly Days at the Grace Baptist Church. New this year participants received a gift card for one of the local grocery stores instead of the food itself, eliminating unnecessary moving and storage of products, but also giving families more choice of what they eat for the holidays. Greg Laychak Photo

 

Trio spreads holiday cheer

The Coquihalla trio (left to right) Jonathan Leeking, Eileen Donovan and Tony Pavick sing a Christmas show with carols and jokes at Park Street Manor last week. The group formed in August and tours care homes to provide entertainment to residents. Greg Laychak Photo

 

Gifts to the food bank

Anita Parker from the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary presents food gift certificates and non-perishable food items for the Hope food bank to Debbie Rogers for Hope Community Services during Holly Days 2015. Submitted photo