News

Snowbirds thrill spectators with show over White Rock

The Snowbirds aerial team performed for charity over White Rock on Wednesday. The Snowbirds is a Canadian icon comprised of serving members of the Canadian Forces. Their pilots and technicians work as a team to bring thrilling performances to the public to demonstrate the skills inherent in the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Forces. - Boaz Joseph / The Leader
The Snowbirds aerial team performed for charity over White Rock on Wednesday. The Snowbirds is a Canadian icon comprised of serving members of the Canadian Forces. Their pilots and technicians work as a team to bring thrilling performances to the public to demonstrate the skills inherent in the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Forces.
— image credit: Boaz Joseph / The Leader

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds (431Squadron) performed dazzling aerial acrobatics over White Rock Wednesday evening as part of a fundraiser for the CHILD Foundation. Each year they perform an amazing show at this free family event in different cities throughout British Columbia.

SnowbirdsThis year, "Snowbirds Fly for CHILD" took place over White Rock Beach on Aug. 6.

The CHILD Foundation supports children, families and adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and liver disorders (visit www.child.ca for more information).

To show your appreciation for Wednesday's free family show, text to donate by simply texting the word SNOWBIRD to 41010 to make an automatic $10 donation to The CHILD Foundation. This donation will automatically appear on your next phone bill.

In conjunction with the aerial demonstration, the Snowbirds’ pilots and crew also met with local children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and their parents the day prior to the airshow.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Fraser facing fines for delayed surgeries
 
Fraser Health gets new president
 
Seven seniors flu clinics reinstated
Amrik Virk advised Kwantlen on secret executive bonus
 
Signs of life at stalled Cloverdale mall redevelopment project
 
B.C. Federation of Labour votes to back transit referendum
Cloverdale Calendar: pet pictures with Santa, Christmas craft sales, vintage furniture and more
 
Hockey Night in Canada to feature Cloverdale Colts
 
Two charged in Surrey stolen-vehicle incident that drew police fire

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 27 edition online now. Browse the archives.