Sat Jun 18, 2022
In the News
On Saturday, June 18, 2022 Salmon Arm hosted a Carnation Ceremony in honour of breast cancer survivors and supporters for those who have been touched by this awful disease. The Shuswap Association for Rowing and Paddling organized this ceremony. Paddlers from Salmon Arm, Enderby, Kamloops, Chase, Langley and Vernon filled three boats. They waved carnations in time with the song The River in honour of all breast cancer survivors. Please read attached article.
Mon Dec 6, 2021
In the News
On December 6, 2021 our team got together for our annual Christmas party. This year we decided to do a sleigh ride out at Joyce Marchant’s Sleigh Rides. What a perfect venue. Mother Nature provided us with enough snow and a mild temperature to experience the sleigh. Joyce entertained us with stories that brought much laughter. After the ride we were treated to a hot lunch put on by our social committee. Nothing hit the spot better than chilli and ho
Fri Dec 3, 2021
It is with much anticipated pleasure that the Community Dragon Boat equipment shed at the Salmon Wharf is now completed. We are grateful to have such a dedicated commercial/industrial community that generously donated their time and materials to make this shed become a reality. We will make good use of it along with our fellow dragon boat teams - Grey Grebes and Shuswap Association for Rowing and Paddling.
We wish to thank the following sponsors:
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Thu Nov 4, 2021
In the News
- On Salmon Arm Observer
To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the Friends Abreast Dragon Boat Team spread the word with flowers.
Spokesperson Liz Burdeniuk said team members were determined to promote the message with their annual Carnation campaign, despite COVID-19 restrictions. In order to reach as many women in the community as possible, they decided to deliver pink carnations to the staff of many senior care facilities in the community. Each flower was tagged with a card remi
Mon Aug 30, 2021
Every summer the Friends Abreast team awards a high school graduate with a bursary award for furthering their education. The recipient qualification is that they have had a family member or someone close to their family afflicted with breast cancer. Janet Ferns, our president, awarded the bursary to Cole Menzies.
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