Kelowna seniors celebrate 50 years of Christmas cheer

Jeff Martin/Global News

The Cottonwoods’ Care Facility Christmas party, sponsored by the Capri Rotary Club, has been a holiday tradition for 50 years.

For a half century now, the Rotary Club has put on a holiday shindig for the residents of the facility.

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The guests are treated to dinner, entertainment, and a visit from St. Nick, who brings a present for one and all.

According to Cottonwoods’ staff, for some of the seniors, this really is the most wonderful time of the year.

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“We understand from the people at Cottonwoods’ that a lot of people have been getting ready for days in advance; picking out their outfits the ladies are getting their hair done,” Ron Becker with the Capri Rotary Club said. A lot of families have been involved helping their loved ones get ready for the event and what we want to do is brighten their Christmas season and have a great time.”

The event is held at the Coast Capri Hotel in Kelowna, and transportation is provided by HandyDart.


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