FCSS plans big for its 40th anniversary

This year’s annual general meeting (AGM) for Ponoka’s Family and Community and Support Services (FCSS) is expected to be a celebration

This year’s annual general meeting (AGM) for Ponoka’s Family and Community and Support Services (FCSS) is expected to be a celebration of the organization’s long-standing involvement in the community.

FCSS is marking its 40th anniversary at the Stagecoach Saloon Friday, Oct. 24 starting at 4:30 p.m. with an assortment of entertainment that is sure to make a fun evening, explained executive director Shannon Boyce-Campbell.

“What FCSS holds close to its heart is that for 40 years they (staff) have contributed to the betterment of the lives of many and they certainly look forward to continuing that quest,” said Boyce-Campbell.

Belly dancers, Filipino singers and dancers and a Scottish piper will be among the groups that were asked to take part in the celebration. Also featured will be musical artist Jamie Woodfin and a hoop dancing troupe called the Kokimaw Nipawo Initiatives.

Boyce-Campbell says there has been quite a bit of interest in the event.

Those interested in getting tickets should call FCSS at 403-783-4462.