BRRR: The Coldest Night of the Year’s official media launch at Pacific Brimm in Parksville got the ball rolling Friday morning for the second annual fundraising event slated for Feb. 20. From left

Parksville warming up to Coldest Night of the Year event

The event that raises money to battle homelessness is set for Feb. 20

BRRR: The Coldest Night of the Year’s official media launch at Pacific Brimm in Parksville got the ball rolling Friday morning for the second annual fundraising event slated for Feb. 20. From left, director of events Kyla Arsenault, promotions director Trish Plunkett, organizer Violet Hayes, Parksville Coun. Mary Beil (the top fundraiser last year, raising more than $4,000), corporate and charity relations co-ordinator Jen Taylor and location director Patricia Anderson. The registration fee is $25, payable during online registration or on event day. During registration, walkers can waive the $25 registration fee and commit to fundraise a minimum of $150 (for adults 18+) or $75 (for youth 13-17). Organizers encourage all walkers to fundraise. Walkers aged 12 or younger are not charged the $25 registration fee to participate (but must either pay the fee or raise $75 to receive a toque). For more info, visit https://coldestnightoftheyear.org/register.

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