Saturday, December 1, 2012

Walk of Light

A group of students are holding an event tonight called "Walk Of Light." Social Service Worker students at the Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology are gathering to shine light on domestic violence and violence against women. The "Walk of Light" is set to take place starting at 6:00 o'clock on Lyon Boulevard. Organizers are asking to bring donations of non-perishable food items and money that will be donated to the Faye Peterson Transition House.

Country Market Collects for Shelter House

Thunder Bay's Country Market is kicking off a holiday food drive today for Shelter House. Spokesperson Michael Quibell says visitors to the Saturday market can pop by the second floor to make a donation of cash or non-perishable food items. When you make a donation you'll receive a ballot to win a gift pack full of goodies from the Farmers Market.

Fire Rescue Award Ceremony

Thunder Bay's first Fire Rescue Award Ceremony will be held today at the Protective Services Training Centre. Deputy Chief Greg Hankio says awards will be presented to six individuals who have gone above and beyond their duties. The event will be held at the Protective Services Training Centre on Hammond Avenue.

Parade of Lights

The annual Parade of Lights is taking place again this year, starting at 7pm tonight. Thunder Bay Police Association Spokesperson Julie Tilbury says there will be some charity fundraising taking place along the parade route on Memorial Avenue. Money raised will go towards Autism Ontario, George Jeffrey Children's Centre, Special Olympics and the Thunder Bay Therapeutic Riding Association.