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Nelson's Amelia Martzke presented with RE/MAX 2016 ‘Quest for Excellence’ bursary

Nelson's Amelia Martzke presented with RE/MAX 2016 ‘Quest for Excellence’ bursary

Glen Darough, Broker Owner of RE/MAX RHC Realty in Nelson, is pleased to announce Amelia Martzke of the Heritage City is one of the sixteen students chosen from Western Canada to receive the RE/MAX 2016 ‘Quest for Excellence’ bursary valued at $1,000.
 
The annual RE/MAX Quest for Excellence program encourages graduating students from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon and Northwest Territories to submit an essay detailing the contributions they have made to their communities.

Lesley Anderton presents Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basins

Lesley Anderton presents Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basins

The Perry Ridge Water Users Association is welcoming the public to learn about “ The Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basins” at the Seniors Association in Nakusp on Sunday (May 29) at 1 p.m.

The presentation, by Lesley Anderton, teaches the geological history going back millions of years, which includes the formation of continents and in particular it teaches about the various rock formations and mountains in the area.

Something for Everyone At Art Party 11

Something for Everyone At Art Party 11

Thursday (May 26th) the Art Party returns to Nelson.

The Art Party, a popular monthly arts showcase, will be teaming up with Blue Night Arts Festival to deliver a fabulous night of performance, connection and inspiration, featuring an eclectic cast of talented musicians, dancers, spoken word artists and painters.

The show starts at 8 p.m., at the Royal on Baker.

Tickets are $10 in advance or $10-$20 sliding scale at the door with all proceeds going to the artists.

ANKORS hosts Loving Bowls Luncheon at Hume Hotel

ANKORS hosts Loving Bowls Luncheon at Hume Hotel

On Tuesday, May 31, ANKORS (Kootenay Boundary AIDS Network, Outreach and Support Society) will host a Loving Bowls Luncheon at the Hume Hotel in Nelson.

The Loving Bowls Luncheon is a chance for the public to pick out a beautiful bowl donated by a local artisan, fill it with gorgeous food from Nelson's local restaurants, be serenaded by Jesse Lee and Amberstaar, win fun door prizes from local store and learn more about the work ANKORS does in the Kootenay Boundary. 

Kootenay Kids Society gets visit from Global TV's Gailus & Madryga

Kootenay Kids Society gets visit from Global TV's Gailus & Madryga

Kootenay Kids Society recently staged a very successful Burger & Beverage
fundraiser at Finley's and were joined by some very special guests — Chris Gailus and Mark Madryga from Global TV.

The Global News anchor, Gailus, and Senior Meteorologist, Madryga, graciously found time to come and join us for a fun evening both Gailus and Madryga were very pleased to get to know some of our amazing caregivers from our Early Care and Learning Centre too. 

Ulli Mueller named Community Futures Volunteer of the Year

Ulli Mueller named Community Futures Volunteer of the Year

Community Futures Central Kootenay is pleased to recognize Ulli Mueller as its 2016 Volunteer of the Year.

Ulli has been a volunteer member of Community Futures' loans committee since 2005. In that role, she provides input on the dozens of loans approved each year in the Central Kootenay offices.

"We rely on community-minded people like Ulli to understand the impact a prospective loan might have in an area," Loans Manager Don McCulloch explained.

Nelson Italian Canadian Society salutes tireless worker Joe Capriglione

Nelson Italian Canadian Society salutes tireless worker Joe Capriglione

The Nelson Italian Canadian Society helds its annual gala Saturday at the Eagles Hall.

During the banquet, the Society saluted Joe Capriglione as the Nelson Italian Canadian Society Person of the Year.

Capriglione, who works for the Nelson Hydro, was recognized for his countless hours of volunteer work with the Society as well as working with the Nelson Leafs Hockey Club.

He also coached and managed a slopitch team in the Nelson Mixed League for the past 22 years.

Slocan Valley Rail Trail Society unveil new logo

Slocan Valley Rail Trail Society unveil new logo

The Slocan Valley Heritage Trail Society (SVHTS) recently released their new logo representing the Slocan Valley Rail Trail.

"It's taken a few years to get here and involved some sometimes intense discussion, but we feel we've come up with a great design that captures the essence of our community very well," says Kurt Hilger, Vice Chair of the SVHTS.

"The stylized logo features a trail winding between mountains with a backdrop of one of the most well known features in the Slocan Valley - Frog Peak, tying it all together.

Get to know your local government

Get to know your local government

This week (May 16-20) is Local Government Awareness Week and the Regional District of Central Kootenay, the City of Nelson, the Villages of Nakusp, Salmo and Slocan, and the Town of Creston are inviting residents to learn more about the role these local governments play in their communities by hosting a number of free and fun events.
 
“We are excited to partner with some of our member municipalities to celebrate Local Government Awareness Week,” says Karen Hamling, Chair of the RDCK.

Osprey workshop hosted by Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society

Osprey workshop hosted by Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society

The Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society is offering the public a chance to watch Ospreys in action during the Lake Watchers Workshop on "Osprey Nest Monitoring Techniques by Boat and Land".

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