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Happy Dogs Legacy arrives in Nelson

Happy Dogs Legacy arrives in Nelson

Nelson Fire & Rescue Service was recently visited by Jean Shaw,  a representative from Happy Dogs Legacy. The Legacy team delivered three kits containing three different sizes of pet masks in each kit.

The masks, customized to fit on pet’s faces, help provide lifesaving oxygen to resuscitate animals that have been overcome by smoke.

The pet masks are shaped so they fit over the nose and mouth of a pet, be it a cat, bunny, dog or bird, so that it creates a sufficient seal to receive the oxygen it needs.

Selkirk College Music Students Raise Funds for CARES at Winter Showcase

Selkirk College Music Students Raise Funds for CARES at Winter Showcase

Selkirk College’s Contemporary Music & Technology Program students are hitting the stage at Spiritbar on Thursday, December 15 in an event that showcases their talent and generosity to the community.

The annual winter show and celebration features five student-based ensembles performing an eclectic mix of genres. All proceeds from this night of entertainment will go to the Nelson CARES Society Room to Live campaign which is creating affordable housing for people in Nelson’s downtown core.

Spreading the festive sounds of the season — Hume Elementary School Choir

Spreading the festive sounds of the season — Hume Elementary School Choir

The Hume Elementary School Choir is back making the rounds this Christmas season, cheering up residents of local retirement homes with festive songs.

During the past week the Choir visited and sang at five different venues.

The Choir, under the direction of Lisa Backus, visited Lakeview Village, Broader Horizons, Mountain Lakes Assisted Living Centre and Jubilee Manor in Nelson.

Backus said the children spread joy into these elders' lives through their beautiful singing.

$1 MILLION IN SOCIAL CBT GRANTS ANNOUNCED

$1 MILLION IN SOCIAL CBT GRANTS ANNOUNCED

A trio of organizations in Nelson were a few of the 29 projects across the Basin to receive funding through Columbia Basin Trust’s Social Grants.

Early childhood support, community outreach and food security are some of the themes that stand out in the latest list of social sector projects.

The Nelson organizations include Nelson Food Cupboard Society and Nelson Women's Centre.

Salmo Community Christmas Dinner set of Sunday

Salmo Community Christmas Dinner set of Sunday

Each year, volunteers from Salmo and Ymir host a free Christmas dinner to bring together members of their two communities.

Organized by Salmo resident Mavis Stachurski, the Salmo-Ymir Christmas Dinner is a special gathering that community members look forward to all year. Columbia Power  is a sponsor of the event, which takes place on Sunday, December 11 at the Salmo Valley and Community Youth Centre.

Busker Freddie B sings for KidSport Nelson

Busker Freddie B sings for KidSport Nelson

KidSport Nelson recently received an injection of funds compliments of Baker Street Busker Fred Brown.

Brown, who also coaches the L.V. Rogers Junior Boy's Basketball team, has been busking at the corner of Ward and Baker on-and-off during the summer on behalf of KidSport Nelson.

All the money raised through the KidSportTM Nelson Fund benefits children throughout the Heritage City region by helping to remove the financial obstacles that prevent some children from participating in sport. 

West Kootenay EcoSociety hosts Winter Craft Fair

West Kootenay EcoSociety hosts Winter Craft Fair

The West Kootenay EcoSociety is once again host its annual Winter Craft Fair.

This one day event offers thirty local vendors selling hand-crafted artisanal products from clothing to body care, jewellery to preserves, and much more.

All our vendors are local with locally-made products.

Winter Craft Fair Information follows:

Nelson Air Cadet Chiara Minchin attends 'Boot Camp'

Nelson Air Cadet Chiara Minchin attends 'Boot Camp'

Air Cadet Chiara Minchin from the Nelson Air Cadets received her certificate for completing the Level 1 “Boot Camp” that was held recently at the Kembel Armories in Trail.
 
The “Boot Camp” was an introduction for cadets from around the Kootenays to learn about the basics of Drill, Uniform Care and Marksmanship with other cadets.
 

Swing Into Great Savings this Christmas Season

Swing Into Great Savings this Christmas Season

Looking for a great way to support lung health and clean air initiatives throughout BC, as well as save money at your local golf course?
 
The BC Lung Association’s Golf Privilege Club® Membership Book is back this year, and offers money-saving deals at almost 100 golf courses throughout BC and Washington State.
 
“It’s the perfect gift for all the golf-lovers on your Christmas list,” says BC Lung Association team member Christine Primus.
 

Fines for Food Day at the Nelson Library

Fines for Food Day at the Nelson Library

In a bid to turn tardiness into tastiness, the Nelson Public Library had declared that all fines for overdue items collected on Monday, December 12 will be donated to the Nelson Food Cupboard.
 
Late book-returners are invited to wait until that date to pay up and benefit the Food Cupboard; penalties for lost or damaged items are not included.
 

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