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Letter: Thank you Nelson so much for your support

Letter: Thank you Nelson so much for your support

To The Editor:

Alzheimer Society of B.C. kicks off Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Nelson

Alzheimer Society of B.C. kicks off Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Nelson

Are you #InItForAlz?

Friends, families and members of the West Kootenays communities all experience the personal and social impact of dementia. It’s not just their disease. It’s ours too.

That’s why the Alzheimer Society of B.C. is asking Nelson residents to be #InItForAlz and show support for people affected by the disease in the community.

Amnesty International Book Club celebrated great Canadian novels

Amnesty International Book Club celebrated great Canadian novels

Fiction has a way of opening doors and new understanding in unexpected ways. The Nelson Public Library and Nelson’s Amnesty International group have teamed up to celebrate the role of literature in human rights issues with a book club that embraces popular novels and great discussions.
 
The first Nelson AI Book Club meets Tuesday, January 24 at 7 p.m. in the Library. Everyone is welcome.

Osprey Air Cadet receives Long Service Award

Osprey Air Cadet receives Long Service Award

Flight Sergeant Jasper Taylor of 561 Osprey Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron Nelson was recently recognized for his Long Service Medal during a ceremony last week.
 
This is the second medal for Flight Sergeant Taylor.  In 2016, Taylor received the Lord Strathcona Medal.

Green Candidate Charlesworth Hosts Campaign Launch

Green Candidate Charlesworth Hosts Campaign Launch

Kim Charlesworth, Nelson-Creston’s B.C. Greens MLA Candidate is hosting a campaign launch this Saturday, January 14, 6-8 p.m. at 901 Front Street in Nelson.

Effective Tax Strategies presentation offered at the Nelson Library

Effective Tax Strategies presentation offered at the Nelson Library

It’s a new year, and tax time is looming. For those who feel stressed about the subject, help is at hand.

The Nelson Public Library and Chartered Professional Accountants Canada have teamed up to offer a presentation entitled Effective Tax Strategies. This free session takes place Thursday, January 19 at 7pm at the Library.

CPA Anne Drysdale will help participants develop effective strategies, understand basic tax law, learn how to be a proactive tax planner, and gather simple tips and tools to save money.

New exhibition celebrates over a decade of arts programming at Oxygen Art Centre

New exhibition celebrates over a decade of arts programming at Oxygen Art Centre

Throughout 2017 Oxygen Art Centre will stage many events that reflect the work of the centre over the past 14 years.  Oxygen Art Centre was founded as the Nelson Fine Arts Centre Society in May 2002. 

On, January 5th, 2005 the Society opened its doors at its current studio location in downtown Nelson and soon after started doing business as Oxygen Art Centre.  

Nelson Lions Club set for Annual Christmas Trees pick-up

Nelson Lions Club set for Annual Christmas Trees pick-up

Christmas has come and gone and the Nelson Lion's Club wants to make the clean up a little easier for residents.

To help, the Lions Club of Nelson is hosting its Annual Christmas Trees pick-up on Saturday, January 7th beginning at 9 a.m.

Anyone wanting to take advantage of this opportunity should have their trees  placed on the curb by 9 a.m.

Those residents not be home should please make arrangements with a neighbor or friend to put the tree out for pick up.

Winlaw hosts Ice Carving Event in New Year

Winlaw hosts Ice Carving Event in New Year

Ever have an urge to carve something in ice?

On Saturday, January 7th the Slocan Valley Arts Council will be sponsoring a Winter Ice Day in front of Sleep is For Sissies in Winlaw from 10 a.m. to  4 p.m.

This is a free event which will be hosted by three internationally known ice sculptors who just happen to live in the Slocan Valley.

Peter Vogelaar of the Winlaw Ice Sculpting Team will be providing all the tools and instruction to get a lucky group of people on their way to creating a masterpiece in ice in a matter of hours.

Kalesnikoff employees adopt 28 Nelson families through Salvation Army

Kalesnikoff employees adopt 28 Nelson families through Salvation Army

Kalesnikoff Lumber Company has long history in the community, and this year, employees at the Thrums-based wood products manufacturer wanted to give back in a big way: providing Christmas gifts and meals to 28 families in need.

“Those of us with steady, well-paying jobs are lucky, and we wanted to help out the folks who are struggling right now - especially kids, so we partnered with the Salvation Army in Nelson,” said Brad Mason, Dryside Manager at Kalesnikoff.

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