Camel hugs offered at Lavington’s annual Mother’s Day fundraiser

Expect a heavy dose of chaos in the North Okanagan on Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 12).

Mayhem, the two-year-old Bactrian camel who lives in Lavington, will accept all pets, cuddles and kisses from visitors.

Adopted last March by couple Alex Schlosser and Alysha Bartlett, the two “instantly fell in love” with the lanky boy.

This year he will be participating in the second annual Mayhem Mother’s Day event, held at Schlosser and Bartlett Farm in Lavington.

Even though Mayhem is currently too young to be ridden, he will be happy to see all the smiling visitors.

There will be activities for children, including a card-making station and flowers for mom to pick.

Visitors are invited to meet at 5907 Highway 6 from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Funds (by donation) are raised for the Lavington Community Skating Rink and Santa’s Anonymous Society North Okanagan. Prizes will also be drawn.

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