Rotary Club honours businesses supporting Osoyoos Elementary School’s backpack program

By on June 20, 2017

Several local businesses that contribute to Osoyoos Elementary School’s backpack program were honoured at Thursday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Osoyoos. The Rotary-sponsored program discreetly provides backpacks with food each weekend to seven children who need it. Both Osoyoos grocery stores, both major greenhouses and Lake Village Bakery support the program. From left are: Bob Irwin, assistant manager at AG Foods; Brian Fry, manager at Buy-Low Foods; Paul Gill of Paul’s Greenhouse; Surinder Sandu of Sandhu’s Greenhouse; Marieze Tarr, one of the Rotarians running the program who is also school board chair; and Dave Foster, principal at Osoyoos Elementary. (Richard McGuire photo)

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