Summerland Staff

PETS OF THE WEEK: Kaleden Karma Kids need homes after hoarding

PETS OF THE WEEK: Kaleden Karma Kids need homes after hoarding

Cats are shy, but ready to find new homes

PETS OF THE WEEK: Kaleden Karma Kids need homes after hoarding
VOLLEYBALL TEAM                                From left are Laska Hughes (Grade 11), Tessa Poetsch (Grade 10), Morgan Hilgersom (Grade 12), Brooklyn Parliament (Grade 12), Brinay Burdick (Grade 12), Emily Walton (Grade 11), Mary Benoit (Grade 12), Ryan Taylor (Grade 12) and head coach Huan Pham.                                (Photo submitted)

Summerland volleyball team places eighth in provincial

Senior girls team had been ranked 10th going into tournament

VOLLEYBALL TEAM                                From left are Laska Hughes (Grade 11), Tessa Poetsch (Grade 10), Morgan Hilgersom (Grade 12), Brooklyn Parliament (Grade 12), Brinay Burdick (Grade 12), Emily Walton (Grade 11), Mary Benoit (Grade 12), Ryan Taylor (Grade 12) and head coach Huan Pham.                                (Photo submitted)
ROAD WARRIORS                                Pilar Martinez-Dix, at right, was the winner of Summerland’s first Road Warrior trophy. The trophy was presented following the Fall Encouragement Campaign in Summerland. The campaign is an initiative of GoByBike BC. With Martinez-Dix are Kelsey Enns, left, Ryan Robillard and John Drover.                                (Photo submitted)

Martinez-Dix wins Road Warrior award in Summerland cycling initiative

Fall Encouragement Campaign in late October was an initiative of GoByBike BC

ROAD WARRIORS                                Pilar Martinez-Dix, at right, was the winner of Summerland’s first Road Warrior trophy. The trophy was presented following the Fall Encouragement Campaign in Summerland. The campaign is an initiative of GoByBike BC. With Martinez-Dix are Kelsey Enns, left, Ryan Robillard and John Drover.                                (Photo submitted)
Acting vice-principal appointed at Giant’s Head Elementary School in Summerland

Acting vice-principal appointed at Giant’s Head Elementary School in Summerland

Scott McIntosh will serve from Jan. 1 to July 31, 2020

Acting vice-principal appointed at Giant’s Head Elementary School in Summerland
ART EXHIBIT                                Susan Blomander examines some of the art on display at Season’s Sparkles at the Summerland Community Arts Centre during an earlier holiday art event. This year, artwork will be available at a location on Main Street in Summerland.                                (Summerland Review file photo)

Artwork will be on display at downtown Summerland location

Light Up the Arts begins during the Summerland Festival of Lights on Friday evening

ART EXHIBIT                                Susan Blomander examines some of the art on display at Season’s Sparkles at the Summerland Community Arts Centre during an earlier holiday art event. This year, artwork will be available at a location on Main Street in Summerland.                                (Summerland Review file photo)
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Summerland students stage comedy night

Acting 11 students to perform short sketches

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SKATING                                Keelyn Mitchell was one of the competitors at a skating competition at the Summerland Arena. The three-day event, held Nov. 22 to 24, brought around 300 skaters from the region. The event was organized and hosted by the Summerland Figure Skating Club.                                (Andrew Mitchell/Summerland Review)

Summerland Skating Club hosts skating competition

Around 300 skaters expected for three-day event

SKATING                                Keelyn Mitchell was one of the competitors at a skating competition at the Summerland Arena. The three-day event, held Nov. 22 to 24, brought around 300 skaters from the region. The event was organized and hosted by the Summerland Figure Skating Club.                                (Andrew Mitchell/Summerland Review)
POP-UP STORE                                BeadTrails will have booths from businesses around the region at its pop-up BeadTrails Bazaar during this holiday season.                                (Photo submitted)

Businesses will have booths at pop-up BeadTrails Bazaar in Summerland

Bazaar will be open during Summerland Festival of Lights on Nov. 29

POP-UP STORE                                BeadTrails will have booths from businesses around the region at its pop-up BeadTrails Bazaar during this holiday season.                                (Photo submitted)
VOCAL ENSEMBLE                                Musaic Vocal Ensemble will perform winter and Christmas music at concerts on Dec 13 and 14. The vocal ensemble was formed in Summerland 25 years ago.                                (Photo submitted)

Musaic Vocal Ensemble to perform in Penticton and Summerland

Winter concerts scheduled for Dec. 13 and 14

VOCAL ENSEMBLE                                Musaic Vocal Ensemble will perform winter and Christmas music at concerts on Dec 13 and 14. The vocal ensemble was formed in Summerland 25 years ago.                                (Photo submitted)
LARGE DONATION                                Aaron McRann, left, executive director of the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan, receives a cheque from Kelly Marshall, CEO of the Summerland Credit Union and Sandy Berry, board chair of the Summerland Credit Union. The money will go into a legacy fund to benefit the community of Summerland.                                (Photo submitted)

Summerland Credit Union donates money for legacy fund

Donation of $75,000 made during credit union’s 75 anniversary

LARGE DONATION                                Aaron McRann, left, executive director of the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan, receives a cheque from Kelly Marshall, CEO of the Summerland Credit Union and Sandy Berry, board chair of the Summerland Credit Union. The money will go into a legacy fund to benefit the community of Summerland.                                (Photo submitted)
PAGEANT CANDIDATES                                Nine candidates will participate in the 2020 Blossom Pageant. The candidates will make their first appearance at the Festival of Lights. In the top row from left are Marie Bowyer, Desma Dunsdon, Sophia Ferlizza, Alysha Hanley, Abbie Mistal, Hillary Robertson, Sage Stewart, Daphne Susheski and Sylvia Taylor.                                (Photos submitted)

Nine candidates enrolled in Summerland Blossom Pageant

First public appearance of royalty candidates will be during Festival of Lights

PAGEANT CANDIDATES                                Nine candidates will participate in the 2020 Blossom Pageant. The candidates will make their first appearance at the Festival of Lights. In the top row from left are Marie Bowyer, Desma Dunsdon, Sophia Ferlizza, Alysha Hanley, Abbie Mistal, Hillary Robertson, Sage Stewart, Daphne Susheski and Sylvia Taylor.                                (Photos submitted)
Marker in downtown Summerland honoured Antarctica explorer

Marker in downtown Summerland honoured Antarctica explorer

Two memorials erected in 1913 to honour Capt. Robert Scott

Marker in downtown Summerland honoured Antarctica explorer
FESTIVE EVENING                                The Summerland Festival of Lights will be held on Friday, Nov. 29. This year, the fireworks display will be held earlier than in past years. The fireworks will start shortly after the downtown lights are turned on at 7 p.m.                                (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland Festival of Lights will have schedule changes

Fireworks will begin earlier in the evening on Friday, Nov. 29

FESTIVE EVENING                                The Summerland Festival of Lights will be held on Friday, Nov. 29. This year, the fireworks display will be held earlier than in past years. The fireworks will start shortly after the downtown lights are turned on at 7 p.m.                                (Summerland Review file photo)
Historical Society branch works to preserve Summerland history

Historical Society branch works to preserve Summerland history

Names proposed for roundabouts to honour local heritage

Historical Society branch works to preserve Summerland history
Agreement signed for new Osoyoos Museum facility

Agreement signed for new Osoyoos Museum facility

The Osoyoos Museum Society lease takes effect Jan. 1, 2020

Agreement signed for new Osoyoos Museum facility
CURLING                                Teams from around the Okanagan competed in the Summerland Ice Halo Junior Playerspiel on Saturday, Nov. 16.                                (Photo submitted)

Kelowna team wins Summerland junior curling tournament

Okanagan teams will be competing to qualify for B.C. Winter Games and B.C. U18 Championships

CURLING                                Teams from around the Okanagan competed in the Summerland Ice Halo Junior Playerspiel on Saturday, Nov. 16.                                (Photo submitted)
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS                                The annual Summerland Festival of Lights marks the start to the festive season in Summerland. The event is expected to draw between 12,000 and 14,000 people.                                (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland Festival of Lights will have entertainment on three stages

Organizers anticipate 12,000 to 14,000 people to attend event to launch festive season

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS                                The annual Summerland Festival of Lights marks the start to the festive season in Summerland. The event is expected to draw between 12,000 and 14,000 people.                                (Summerland Review file photo)
Summerland receives award for water system

Summerland receives award for water system

Community has taken measures to provide safe, ample water supply

Summerland receives award for water system
In this April 11, 2011 photo, Grover is posed on the set of ‘Sesame Street’ in New York. The popular children’s TV series is celebrating their 50th season. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

QUIZ: Do you know the way to Sesame Street?

The iconic children’s television show first aired 50 years ago

In this April 11, 2011 photo, Grover is posed on the set of ‘Sesame Street’ in New York. The popular children’s TV series is celebrating their 50th season. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
COLLEGE DAYS                                In 1909, Ritchie Hall, at the right in this picture, was one of two Okanagan College student residences. The house on the left was owned by Dr. James and Gertrude Angwin. They moved to Summerland in 1907 from Nova Scotia.The Angwin house can still be seen on Giant’s Head Road.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Ritchie Hall was student residence in Summerland

Building destroyed by fire in 1941

COLLEGE DAYS                                In 1909, Ritchie Hall, at the right in this picture, was one of two Okanagan College student residences. The house on the left was owned by Dr. James and Gertrude Angwin. They moved to Summerland in 1907 from Nova Scotia.The Angwin house can still be seen on Giant’s Head Road.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)