Watch for the bus and help fill it

The bus is ready and so are the students from Fort St. James Secondary School who will be helping to fill it.

  • Dec. 9, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Barbara Latkowski

Caledonia Courier

 

The bus is ready and so are the students from Fort St. James Secondary School who will be helping to fill it for the annual Toy and Food Drive.

The annual event, now in its fourth year, is being organized by the student council along with Christine Deverson and Jhenipher Bridgeman.

Bridgeman, at risk youth worker at Fort St. James Secondary School, says that it was an idea that student council originally came up with four years ago and now the community just seems to expect it.

“It was their idea. They wanted to find a way to get donations especially from those who find it difficult to get around and who would like to donate but can’t.”

On Dec. 9 from 6-9 p.m., unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items will be collected on Sowchea Road and area.

On Dec. 10 from 6-9 p.m., another collection will take place in town.

“It gets the students involved even if in a small way,” Bridgeman said. “It’s rewarding for them and gets them into the joy and spirit of giving.”

 

 

Just Posted

Nisga’a leader named UNBC chancellor

Dr. Joseph Arthur Gosnell is the first Indigenous leader to assume the role

Fire forces 36 people at Vanderhoof care home to evacuate

No one was hurt after the fire at Stuart Nechako Manor

Repen: FOI data proves Telkwans being ripped off by ICBC

Former Telkwa mayor received a response from ICBC and says the results don’t look good for residents

Fires still burning near Telegraph Creek

BC Wildfire Service assures residents of a proactive plan heading into wildfire season

Northwest entrepreneurs pitch their plans for cash prizes

ThriveNorth announces 12 finalists in this year’s business challenge

VIDEO: Killer whales hunt for seals in Vancouver harbour

Bigg’s killer whales feed on marine mammals like seals, sea lions, dolphins and even other whales

VIDEO: B.C.’s waving granny gets incredible send-off from school kids

Tinney Davidson has been waving at students on their way to school for over 11 years, but is moving in a month

Struggling B.C. adoption agency elects new board that intends to keep it open

The previous board announced that Choices would close May 31

Vancouver man, 19, charged in human trafficking case involving teen girl

The 16-year-old girl was reported missing and later discovered in Vancouver

Blaine, Wash. inn owner, charged with smuggling people into B.C., granted bail

Robert Joseph Boule ordered to turn away anyone indicating a plan to enter Canada illegally

RCMP arrest B.C. man following threatening Vaisakhi Facebook post

Post made reference to pressure cooker bomb at massive Surrey parade

Another illegal dump of 200 Dungeness crab discovered in northern B.C.

DFO confident new site related to larger April 2 dump

Northern B.C. high school student reaches 100,000 followers on YouTube

Voice actor, animator, Jericho Fortune has more than 30-million views on his channel GTAGAMER222

Most Read