Halloween Howl hosted by North Peace branch of BCSPCA this past weekend

first_imgThe BCSPCA’s North Peace branch hosted a fundraiser on Saturday night, and before expenses are factored in, Branch Manager Candace Buchamer said that the gross total of sales is $13,458.75.She said they sold 281 tickets this year, which were $40 each. Tickets did not sell out before the event started at 8:30 PM on Saturday night.There are still quite a few silent auction items that have to be claimed, according to Buchamer. One of those big ticket auction item is two flights to anywhere WestJet flies to, which had a winning bid of $1,400.- Advertisement -The branch took to Facebook to thank those that helped make the evening come to life.Sending out a HUGE thank you to everyone who attended our Halloween Howl last night! We are also so very grateful to all the volunteers and staff who helped with this event in all areas! Decorating, working at the event and take down…. We couldn’t have done it without you!!last_img read more

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GAA: KILLYBEGS GAA CLUB NOTES

first_imgThe Killotto had no winner this week. The numbers were 19, 24, 25 and 28. There was no winner of Match 3 Numbers. Next week’s Killotto jackpot is €2,700 and Match 3 is €120. Peter McGinley’s Team is selling Killotto this Saturday 12th and Paul McGinley’s team is selling on the 19th of November. The Killotto is now online. If you would like to do the Killotto and are not at home, go online to the new website www.killybegsgaa.com and follow the link for the instructions.There was no winner of Bingo Jackpot. Consolation prizes went Marian Murphy, Killybegs and Ethna Byrne, Kilcar. Next week’s Jackpot will be €1,600 on 47 calls.The Bord Na OG Race Night is on 11 – 11 – 11. Please support and have a good night’s entertainment.The seniors where defeated by St. Michaels in Division 2 Playoff last Saturday 0-12 to 1-06. The U-12 Jamesie Boyle memorial annual tournament was played last Sunday in Eamon Byrne Park. It was a perfect day for football and there was some good competitive football played. The club would like to thank everyone who helped out in organising the event and with the food and drink.Anyone looking for their membership card can contact Macdara to get the card. Also anyone who has email and wants to be on the clubs mailing list, should send an e-mail [email protected]: KILLYBEGS GAA CLUB NOTES was last modified: November 8th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:GAA: KILLYBEGS GAA CLUB NOTESlast_img read more

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Dreier praises votes

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Editor’s note: It’s Politics reports Saturdays on the ins and outs of Whittier-area politics and city government. Local congressional members were at odds in recent votes on immigration and deficit reduction. The split was along partisan lines, with Republicans in support and Democrats in opposition. Rep. David Dreier, R-Glendora, praised the House of Representatives’ 239-182 vote Dec. 16 approving legislation to strengthen the nation’s border security. “It provides the resources and technology necessary to effectively combat illegal immigration,” Dreier said. “It also addresses the issue of workplace enforcement, another critical aspect of the problem.” The bill includes an amendment by Dreier that mandates the construction of specific security fencing in the five most vulnerable border zones totaling 698 miles. Rep. Gary Miller, R-Brea, also voted for the bill, while Reps. Linda Sanchez, D-Lakewood, and and Hilda Solis, El Monte, voted no. Rep. Grace Napolitano, D-Santa Fe Springs, didn’t vote. “As the daughter of immigrants I take great offense that such a mean spirited, anti-immigrant piece of legislation was approved by the House of Representatives,” Sanchez said. “America deserves better than this badly thought out bill,” Sanchez said. “This bill is not about border security or national security. It just provides a false sense of security – failing to respond to the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission, leaving our ports of entry exposed, and doing nothing meaningful to fix our broken immigration laws.” Another split was over Dec. 19’s 212-206 vote to approve legislation to reduce the deficit. All three Democrats voted no, while Dreier supported it. Miller didn’t vote. “This bill achieves real savings through common sense reforms of these critical programs,” Dreier said. “Enacting this reform package into law will slow the growth of entitlement programs, make more progress toward reducing the deficit, and ensure that benefits and services are available to those who are truly in need.” REPUBLICAN MEETING: Andy Ramirez, chairman of Friends of the Border Patrol, and David Hernandez, chairman of the Committee to Support the Los Angeles County Seal Ordinance, will speak at the 7:30 a.m. Jan. 6 meeting of the Southeast chapter of the Los Angeles County Lincoln Clubs. The event will be held at Geezer’s Restaurant, 12120 Telegraph Road, Santa Fe Springs. Cost is $25 per person. For reservations, write LACLC, 6055 E. Washington Blvd., Suite 228, Commerce, or call Peter Bylsma, (323) 215-4500 or or e-mail [email protected] PARTY REPORT: Mike Vallante, chief operating officer of the California Republican Party, will speak at the 11 a.m. Jan. 6 meeting of the Whittier Republican Women Federated. The club meets at the Friendly Hills Country Club, 8500 S. Villaverde Drive, Whittier. Business meeting begins at 11 a.m. For reservations, call Pat King, (562) 695-0690. Cost is $17. Mail items for It’s Politics to the Whittier Daily News, P.O. Box 581, Whittier, CA 90608; fax to (562) 698-0450; phone (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3022; or e-mail [email protected]last_img read more

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