Thank you to the citizens of Armstrong, Spallumcheen and the North Okanagan for embracing the I.P.E - an exceptional community event with an annual economic impact of approximately $8.8 million.
We are proud that over the last few years, our Charities of Choice (4-H BC, MS Society, Huntingtons, Tower of Care, Prostate Cancer, Vernon Hospice and Autism Okanagan) have benefited with over $30,000 in direct contributions, we have provided over $14,000 in IPE Scholarships and have invested over $335,000 in A/S Parks and Recreation and the Fairgrounds. With over 150,000 in attendance, 2,200 exhibitors and 7,200 entries.
The IPE Board of Directors and the IPE Staff wish to THANK the hundreds of Volunteers, the non profit groups involved in various ways including: Catholic Church, United Church, Seventh Day Adventists, Knights of Columbus, Living Faith Miracle Centre, Odd Fellows, Lions, Rotary, Kin Club, Armstrong Legion, A/S Minor Hockey, Vernon Army Cadets, A/S Curling Club, 4-H Clubs, Highland Park School, Armstrong Elementary, PVSS Grads, North Okanagan Gleaners, North Okanagan Grape Growers (Starling Awareness), Canadian Rabbit Hopping Society, Vancouver Rabbit Agility Club, Vernon Pigeon and Poultry Club, Central Okanagan Dog Agility, Old Time Fiddlers, A/S Chamber of Commerce, Noble Tractor, 4-H Swine & Lamb Auction Sale, High School Rodeo, A/S Fire Department, NOS BJJ & MMA, St. John Ambulance, CPRA – Pro Rodeo Canada, Canadian Sports Medicine, Miss Rodeo Canada, Jack Jackson Evangelical Ministries, CAFE, IAFE, BC Fairs, West Coast Thunder Drill Team, A/S Parks and Recreation plus various ticket requests for non profits, sports clubs and other service groups.
The Interior Provincial Exhibition Association is a not for profit association and a registered charity.