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United Way to host virtual Christmas party December 12

Get ready to join United Way of Northern BC for a virtual Christmas party on Saturday, December 12 from 3-5 p.m. in both Prince George and Fort St. John.

The United Way Tree of Lights – 2020 Virtual Christmas Party is presented by the BC Northern Real Estate Board. Itrecognizes the shadows the pandemic  has caused in the lives of people in our community and is continuously finding  ways to bring joy and happiness to everyone in a pandemic friendly format.

As  part of the ‘new normal’ with  most of us staying at home with our families, it  is imperative that we find new ways to  boost our holiday spirit  this Christmas.

To help bring a little holiday magic to the community, the United Way is hosting  a virtual Christmas party.

This  will  be  a  free event  that will be  held virtually with no requirement of registrations.

This event will encompass  different holiday-themed performances/ activities, etc. for people to tune into. The following is the outline of some of the activities that

you can expect when you join us at this event:

  • Christmas Cover  Songs by  Rick Stavely Band;
  • Dance Performance by  Excalibur Dance Studio
  • Holiday Repertoire by PG Conservatory of Music
  • Holiday Painting by  Watts Art Academy
  • Celebration of Lights – Virtual  Train Ride by  PG Railway & Forestry  Museum
  • Holiday Cooking  by Chef Mike Banks
  • Message from Santa Claus
  • Student Choir Christmas Carols by Immaculate Conception

Joining the event is really easy. All you need to do is tune in to the Facebook event page ‘United Way Tree of Lights’ on December 12 at 3 p.m. and  watch holiday-themed performances and activities live at the comfort of your homes with your family.

This event is part of the Tree of Lights campaign, where the fundraising goal for  this year is $30,000 with proceeds going to wards raising awareness and support  of programs and services to fight the #unignorable issue of ‘drug abuse and overdose’ in Prince Georgeand the other issues that surround it, like mental wellness and basic needs.

While the event is free and there is no  obligation to  contribute, the United Way encourages anyone who is able, to make a donation to help the  most vulnerable in our community.

To make your contribution, visit

To find out more information, to become a sponsor, or make a donation to this initiative, please contact the United Way at or 250-561-1040. Follow the  event on Facebook and Instagram  @unitedwaynbc  and check out the page on the website

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