BACK TO SCHOOL BASH 2017
WE PUT SMILES ON CHILDREN’S FACES!
The 13th annual BACK TO SCHOOL BASH hosted by VICTORY LIFE on
August 27th was a success ONLY because of the support of businesses, churches and individuals who came together with a common goal of ‘putting a smile on a child’s face.’
The free community event held at the Parkinson Recreation Center was attended by 753 guests. A total of 665 backpacks (purchased from Bentley’s Canada) were given away; 96 haircuts were done on children by Hairstylists from the community and free quality clothing was given out to make the back to school season easier. With the 105 volunteers we were able to bless many people with hotdogs and refreshments. The children’s activities outside; face painting, games, and popcorn gave the event a carnival atmosphere.
The Back to School Bash was made possible by the support of local sponsors such as Save On Foods, Kiwanis, Your Dollar Store With More, Your Independent Grocer, Central Okanagan Community Food Bank, Juice103.9FM and many others from outside the community.