Tag Archives: Salvation Army

Chamber smashes previous Turkey Drive record

The renowned giving from Cranbrook’s residents and businesses has gone to a new level. The Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce’s annual Turkey Drive fundraiser, which collects $20 (per turkey) donations from people, culminating in a one-day frenzy of turkey … > Read More

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Turkey Drive aims to help 750 Thursday

The annual Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce Turkey Drive will be underway on Thursday, December 4. This is the fourth year for the fundraiser that provides financial support to both the Salvation Army and the Cranbrook Food Bank’s Christmas … > Read More

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Elizabeth Shepherd coming to Arts Station

Velvety-voiced pianist Elizabeth Shepherd arrived on the international scene in 2006 when she released her debut album Start To Move. Since then, the Montreal-based soul-jazz innovator has established herself as one of the most alluring and imaginative artists on the scene today. Versed in equal parts … > Read More

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Turkey Drive gets big boost before Dec. 4

The Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Turkey Drive on Dec. 4. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4, chamber members, led by Jason Wheeldon and Warren Bedell, will be seeking donations to … > Read More

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Time for good books, a gift under every tree

This is the fifth year that Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) has partnered with the Salvation Army and Sunrise Rotary’s Angel Tree project and the citizens of Cranbrook to provide gift-quality books for toddlers, children, teens and adults for … > Read More

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Celebrating National Philanthropy Day

Letter to the Editor Webster’s Dictionary states that philanthropy is: the practice of giving money and time to help make life better for other people; the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of … > Read More

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Residents displaced in fire given extra help

Number of local social service organizations involved A number of local social service organizations were busy over the weekend working to help some 15 residents displaced temporarily due to last Thursday’s apartment fire on 1st Street South in Cranbrook. The … > Read More

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Smile Cookies nets $15,680 for regional hospital

Tim Hortons brought more smiles to the East Kootenay Regional Hospital recently with its annual Smile Cookie campaign. For one week in September, Tim Hortons (two Cranbrook locations), the Cranbrook Health Care Auxiliary and East Kootenay Foundation for Health were … > Read More

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Women’s Centre needs community support

City of Cranbrook council members found themselves standing on the edge of a slippery slope Monday night (Oct. 6). While reviewing a letter from Denise Stewart, coordinator of the Cranbrook Women’s Centre, requesting a donation from the city to help … > Read More

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Blissett to run for Cranbrook city council

Norma Blissett, long time Cranbrook resident, high school teacher and former provincial NDP candidate, will run for Cranbrook city council in the upcoming municipal election. “Cranbrook has been a wonderful place to live and to raise my three children. Now … > Read More

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