Fernie Rod and Gun Banquet saw a sell out crowd

Fernie Rod and Gun Banquet saw 700 attendees including Mayor Mary Guiliano, MLA Bill Bennett and more

The oldest Rod and Gun Club in BC held another record breaking banquet 700 attendees including Mayor Mary Guiliano, MLA Bill Bennett and other Fernie councellors including Joe Warshawski, Randall McNair, Phil Iddon and Joni Kratz.

The banquet started at 4pm and went into the early morning hours with dancing and a celebration of a great year of hunting and fishing for the Fernie Rod and Gun Club.

The evening started out with Mayor Mary Guiliano giving grace and the over 700 attendees eating dinner sponsored by Overwaitea Foods. During dinner, the hard working volunteers of the Fernie Rod and Gun gave out hundreds of prizes over the next few hours donated by many local businesses supporting Fernie Rod and Gun’s youth innitiatives with the Junior Archery Program being in the forefront.

Check out the slideshow for all the award winners for 2011/2012 season and also visit us on facebook.

Just Posted

Elk Valley mines boost overall Teck production

Fording River, Elkview achieve record fourth quarter; Fording, Greenhills have bumper year

B.C. Interior free from measles

Vancouver measles outbreak hasn’t spread to the B.C. Interior

Man injured in police shooting near Nelson has died

The death follows an incident in Bonnington on Feb. 13

Local DJ to take stage at Fernie Stoke Fest

Jenn Johnson - aka Jenn Frost - confirmed as closing act at Fernie Stoke Fest on April 9

B.C. BUDGET: Surplus $374 million after bailouts of BC Hydro, ICBC

Growth projected stronger in 2020, Finance Minister Carole James says

Sell regulated heroin to curb B.C.’s overdose problem: report

B.C. Centre on Substance Use points to organized crime and money-laundering as contributing factors

Kootenay man dies in crash near Sparwood

Accident occurred last night east of Sparwood, RCMP appealing for witnesses

POLL: Are Wildlife Detection Systems in the Elk Valley working?

In 2016, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) installed two wildlife… Continue reading

Fernie Ghostriders face defeat during away weekend

Fans encouraged to wear white for first playoffs game at Fernie Memorial Arena, February 26

B.C. legislature moving suspended staff controversy to outside review

Whale watching, Seattle Mariners trips billed as emergency preparedness, Speaker Darryl Plecas says

More people signing up for compulsory vaccines

Maple Ridge mom says public tired of hearing about measles

UPDATE: Man charged in stabbing of woman, off-duty cop outside B.C. elementary school

Manoj George, 49, is facing two counts of aggravated assault and two counts of assault with a weapon after the incident on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to dazzle away flies

Researchers from University of Bristol look into why zebras have stripes

Poll: More voters believe Canada doing worse under Trudeau government

22 per cent believed the country is doing better and 27 per cent said things are the same

Most Read