Paddleboard for man’s best friend

SUP for Pups

Do you want to learn to stand-up paddleboard (SUP) while raising money for a good cause? The second annual SUP for Pups event is taking place at the Heffley Lake boat launch on Thursday, September 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. Proceeds from the event will go to SAINTS (Senior Animals In Need Today Society) Rescue. Brenda Shandro, event organizer, is … [Read more...]

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...]