Fairmont Hot Springs Resort makes charitable contribution to the Invermere Companion Animal Network - Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort makes charitable contribution to the Invermere Companion Animal Network

Local donation covers two animal surgeries just in time for the holidays.

CALGARY – December 5, 2019 – Fairmont Hot Springs Resort presented The Invermere Companion Animal Network (ICAN) with a charitable donation on Saturday, November 30 that will cover two animal surgeries for the local non-profit. The Resort set aside five dollars from every pet friendly Paw’fect Package sold in October and November to raise money for ICAN this fall. The contribution was made during the Resort’s Holiday Lights and Winter Nights Festival, where ICAN hosted pet photos with Santa for additional donations from the community.

“It was a great pleasure to present a cheque to this local organization and the team of volunteers who make a huge difference in our community,” said Vivek Sharma, President and CEO, Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. “As a pet friendly destination, we are committed to bettering the lives of animals in the Columbia Valley by supporting their health and adoption.”

The Paw’fect Package was a new seasonal offering that gave animal-loving guests a unique opportunity to stay at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort with their pets and raise money for animals in need. The package included two nights’ accommodation in a pet-friendly room with two queen beds, a stylish bandana for a jet-setting pooch, a package of natural dog treats and a five-dollar donation to ICAN.

“We are thrilled to receive this donation from Fairmont Hot Springs Resort and to have participated in their Holiday Lights and Winter Lights Festival,” shared Carol Hemmelgarn, volunteer, ICAN. “Thanks to the Paw’fect Package, the Resort’s generosity will cover two animal surgeries this holiday season.”

Located in Invermere, BC, ICAN is a registered non-profit, no-kill, no-cage animal rescue and adoption facility that services the Columbia Valley. ICAN accepts homeless cats and kittens, guardian surrendered dogs and small animals. The organization attends to their veterinary needs, including spay and neuter, and any special care required before placing them in loving forever homes.

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort expects to bring the Paw’fect Package back in the fall of 2020 to continue raising funds for local animals in need. For more information and to donate to ICAN, please visit: https://www.icanbc.com. To learn more about Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, visit: https://www.fairmonthotsprings.com.

About Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, home to Canada’s largest natural mineral hot springs, is a year-round destination nestled in the heart of the British Columbia Rocky Mountains and the stunning Columbia Valley. Guests and day visitors can enjoy everything one of Canada’s most all-encompassing experiences has to offer including the legendary natural mineral hot springs pools, 45 holes of golf across three courses, a stunning RV resort and a campground, the Natural Springs Spa, our family-friendly ski area, and a variety of outdoor experiences and activities.

Our full-service destination resort promises to create memories and to connect people through the wonder of nature.



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