8th Annual Rooftop Camp Out. Hosted by the Big White Fire Department and it's 17th Work Experience Program members.

The event will be raising funds for the Big White community and all donations will go towards funding much needed AEDs and pedestrian controlled crosswalks.

  • In Canada, over 35,000 people die of sudden cardiac arrest each year. With the closest hospital over an hour away, having immediate access to an AED can and will save lives. For every 1 minute delay, the chances of surviving a cardiac arrest is reduced by 7% - 10%.
  • In BC, there are over 3,000 incidents involving pedestrians and vehicles, resulting in over 50+ deaths. Big White pedestrians are forced to share the road with vehicles along major road networks around town and therefore face an increase in conflict. With funds generated from this effort,  are hoping to install pedestrian controlled crosswalks along high-density areas of Big White Road.

Support the Big White firefighters by visiting them in the Village, where there will be lots of family-friendly activities (including fire truck tours!), raffle tickets and Big White Fire Department Camp Out t-shirts for sale.

Where: Fire Fighters will camp out on the roof of the Kids Centre, in the heart of the Village.

When: Friday, March 22rd to Sunday, March 24th. 

Who: Everyone is invited to this free, family-friendly event.

For more information, please contact the Big White Fire Department Hall at (250) 765-3090.

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