Refugee welcome dinner to fundraise for Kamloops newcomers

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KAMLOOPS - Several Syrian refugees have settled in Kamloops and a fundraiser dinner is scheduled to welcome them to the local community.

On Saturday, April 2 the Catholic OLPH Parish Centre will host a dinner sponsored by the Kamloops Islamic Society.

Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and the menu includes butter chicken, naan, samosa, chicken pasta, rice, salads and desserts.

Tickets to the event are $35. Children under 10 can enter for free. Today, March 25, is the last day of ticket sales.

To purchase a ticket, contact the Kamloops United Church by calling 250-372-3020. You can also call Ali at 250-318-6538 or Daniyal at 778-220-0781.

The centre where the dinner will take place is located at 635 Tranquille Road by the Holiday Inn Express on the North Shore.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Glynn Brothen at or call 250-319-7494. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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