Special Christmas Bingo in 70 Mile

Community news happening around the 70 Mile House area

The 70 Mile House Volunteer Fire Association will hold a Christmas bingo on Dec. 12 at Seventy Mile Access Centre (SMAC).

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and play starts at 6:30. There will be prizes of turkeys, hams, and cash, as well as good neighbour prizes and a door prize. The g-ball pot has risen to more than $300.


Poker tournament

The next 70 Mile poker tournament will be held Dec. 14 at the 70 Mile Community Hall.

Doors open at noon and play starts at 1 p.m. Lunch and supper are available. For more information or to register, call Vic at 250-456-2321.


SMAC news

SMAC will hold a general meeting on Dec. 11 at 10 a.m. at the centre and everyone is welcome.


Firefighter news

The 70 Mile House Volunteer Fire Department practices were held on Sundays, but were changed to Tuesdays in an attempt to attract more volunteers.

However most found that Sunday was better, so the practices were moved back to Sunday.

The next practice date is scheduled for Dec. 22 at 10:30 a.m. at the fire hall on Willow Road.

Residents are reminded fire dues are payable and can be sent to Box 95, 70 Mile House, V0K 2K0. Dues are $50 for residential and $75 business.


Bookmobile visit

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District bookmobile will be in the area on Dec. 12.

It will be at the South Green Lake Fire Hall from 10 to 11 a.m., and at the 70 Mile General Store from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.