The girls bring in $11,000 for breast cancer research


Since Karen Guidos launched her brainchild Bikinis for Breast Cancer in 2009 she’s raised over $90,000 for breast cancer research between events in Lake Louise, Alta. and New Zealand. The 14 women and occasional men who participated under bluebird skies and summer temperatures at Guidos’ first Sun Peaks event raised that figure by over $11,000. … [Read more...]

Bikinis for Breast Cancer takes to the slopes at Sun Peaks


Bikinis for Breast Cancer is a fundraising and awareness campaign that’s sure to be noticed. Conceived by event planner Karen Guido in 2009, this concept is a creative way to engage women in fundraising for breast cancer. Participants raise money and collect pledges prior to the event. Then, on event day, the women (and occasionally men, … [Read more...]

Patrol fundraiser for defibrillator a success

Shred Kelly from press kit

Around 150 people turned The Club into a sea of red and white in support of Sun Peaks’ ski patrol on February 11. The drawcard was the banjo-laden tunes of up-and-coming Fernie, B.C. indie folksters Shred Kelly. Organizer Ryan Vrooman confirmed that the night was a success and that “somewhere between $500 and $1,000,” was raised. The … [Read more...]