Dancing with the Vernon Stars 2020

Posted on April 14, 2020

For Immediate Release

Dancing with the Vernon Stars 2020
North Okanagan Hospice Society’s signature event will be postponed due to COVID-19

Vernon, BC (April 14, 2020) – It is with regret that North Okanagan Hospice Society (NOHS) announces the postponement of Dancing with the Vernon Stars 2020. The event had been scheduled for September 25, 2020, with the dancers and coaches working through the spring and summer to fundraise and learn the dance steps.

Given the current economic uncertainty, social distancing and public safety concerns it would be very challenging to successfully conduct Dancing with the Vernon Stars, and so we are making the responsible decision to postpone the event until later in the fall 2020 or early spring 2021. We hope to have a firmer idea on event timelines by June. We will be updating our supporters on Facebook.

NOHS thanks all of the dance teams, sponsors, suppliers and dance coaches for their enthusiasm in wanting to be part of our marquee fundraiser. We appreciate their support, cooperation and patience as we made this very difficult decision.

For additional information on Dancing with the Vernon Stars, please contact Ruth Edwards, Executive Director at email: info@nohs.ca.

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North Okanagan Hospice Society is a registered charity that operates a 12-bed palliative care facility in Vernon for residents of the North Okanagan. The North Okanagan Hospice Society is a contracted partner with Interior Health and was incorporated in 1984 in Vernon as a charitable organization with the purpose of supporting those with a palliative diagnosis, their loved ones and the bereaved. Initially formed as a small volunteer organization with a visiting program, the Society is currently recognized as a leader in the development and delivery of comprehensive hospice palliative care.

Media Contact:

Ruth Edwards, Executive Director
North Okanagan Hospice Society
Tel: 250-503-1800 ext. 106
Email: info@nohs.ca