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Staff and residents of Kelowna’s Gospel Mission get in the Halloween spirit

The spirit of Halloween was alive and well at Kelowna’s Gospel Mission this weekend.

Staff and residents came together to carve a number of pumpkins ahead of Halloween today.

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"It was so nice to see staff and residents carving pumpkins together," said Chris Moffat, case work manager at the Leon shelter.

“The pumpkin carving event organically brought the community together not only to carve creative pumpkin designs, but also sparked meaningful discussions."

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According to the shelter, a total of 15 pumpkins were carved with designs ranging from bats to clown faces to encouraging words.

They will be lit and on display for Halloween tonight.

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