This is a great article featuring hard working Rutland volunteer Todd Sanderson speaking his mind on his frustrations with Kelowna City Council’s lack of attention to the Rutland area.
Way to speak your mind, Todd!
I met with Todd Russell, President and long time volunteer with the Rutland Minor Baseball Association to find out more about the organization and to spread the word about registration coming up in February. Get all the info at http://RutlandBaseball.com
The Rutlanders Facebook page (http://facebook.com/rutlanders) has surpassed 500 online fans and to celebrate, we’re doing a prize draw! This morning we randomly drew from the fans of the Facebook page for some great prizes donated by Rutland area businesses – here are the results:
Prize: $20 G.C. for the Aura Rose Winery wine shop located at 2270 Garner Road in the Belgo area (see previous post for more info)
Winner: Michael Gantner
Prize: four Kelowna Rockets tickets donated by Garry Benson, Lawyer from Benson Salloum Watts located on Highway 33 across from Plaza 33 – http://www.bensoncolaw.ca/garrybenson.php
Winner: Lori Janzen Fehr
Prize: two in home fitness sessions and a Ginger & Crew T-Shirt from Ginger and Crew Personal Training and Fitness – http://www.gingerandcrew.com/
Winner: Corrie Aker
Prize: a 15 lb box of organic Fuji apples from Orchard Corners Organics located in the Belgo area
Winner: Dianne Boutilier
Prize: $20 gift card for the Bean Scene Rutland donated by Grant Wiebe of Century 21 – http://RutlandHomes.ca
Winner: Alex Milnes
Congratulations to all the winners – you’ll be contacted shortly via Facebook. Thanks again to all our generous prize donors – make sure you support your Rutland area businesses in 2011!
It’s time once again for a long time Kelowna Christmas tradition in Rutland. Willow Park Church’s Living Nativity is this weekend and everyone is invited to enjoy a Bethlehem petting zoo, a musical drama, live Victorian mannequin displays, an INDOOR town of Bethlehem, and cookies and hots drinks for all. Living Nativity is Willow Park’s gift to the community and it’s all free. Go to www.WillowParkChurch.com for more info and showtimes.
Don’t miss the Uptown Rutland Christmas light up in Kelowna this Sunday, Dec. 5 at 4:30 pm at Roxby Square in Rutland. Santa will be arriving at 5 pm with gift bags for the kids and there will be free hot chocolate and cookies for all. More info at http://UptownRutland.com
Sodas Gourmet Burgers & Fountain Shoppe has opened in Rutland and they’re “bringing fun back” with their 40′s-50′s style diner with an emphasis on fun & high quality food. Check out the new Sodas in Kelowna on Highway 33 next to Little Caesars. http://SodasGourmetBurgers.com
The Kelowna Chiefs junior hockey team in Rutland has jumped on the Movember bandwagon to help put on the “Movember Mustache Night” at this Friday’s (Nov 19, 7pm) home game at Rutland Arena. Movember is a global movement where men grow mustaches during the month of November to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer. Our event this Friday will feature a Fan Mustache Competition and a Fan Pledge Challenge with great prizes including a $100 gift certificate to Olympia Greek Taverna. Bring your family and friends and have a great night of family fun – tickets available through http://KelownaChiefs.com
To view a previous post on this subject, go to http://rutlanders.ca/2010/11/02/rutlanders-movember-team-raising-money-for-prostate-cancer/
Do donate to the Rutlanders Movember Team, click here