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by Contributor on Sunday Mar 03 2013

Safety and service were the watchwords last week as local business Live To Play Sports was presented with St John Ambulance's (SJA's) BC & YukonCouncil Award.

A prestigious accolade presented by the world's longest-standing humanitarian organization, the BC & Yukon Council Award was offered Feb. 21 in a ceremony celebrating Live To Play Sports' contribution of expertise and...

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 03 2013

Tax time is getting closer than we think (2013 deadline to file is April 30) and The Nelson Daily, with help from H&R Block, is providing tips to the public leading up to the final day of filing to Revenue Canada.

Today we focus on helping out families with children.

Claim the kids: Families will continue to benefit from a $2,...

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 28 2013

Oxygen Art Centre has pulled out all the stops this year to bring you Spring Break Art Camp 2013.

Now in its fifth year of producing Arts Education Programming for Children and Youth, Oxygen's instructors have developed brand new camps this year that will develop skills and exercises over each week, culminating in a performance or screening at the end of the week for family and friends...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 28 2013

Nelson/Creston MLA Michelle Mungall is bringing a leader in women's issues with the announcement that federal MP Niki Ashton is coming to Nelson to speak at the Fourth Annual International Women’s Day Brunch.

Throughout her distinguished career, Ashton, set to speak at the event on Sunday, March 10 at the at the Best Western Baker Street Inn, Nelson, has championed women’s...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 26 2013

This week, the Nelson Library and 4Cats Studio celebrate creative minds with a children’s multimedia art show.

Opening Night is Thursday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m., when art-lovers of all ages can enjoy the work, meet the artists, and sample refreshments provided by the Kootenay Co-op, Epiphany Cakes, and Lucky Cupcakes.

The Nelson Library regularly shows children’s artwork, but this...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 25 2013

The Trafalgar Grade 8 Leadership Class recently put the finishing touches on cat scratch posts for the SPCA.

Thanks to generous support from Maglios, Nelson Floors and Home Hardware, the Leadership Class, along with support of teacher Marcello Piro, built the new cat scratch posts as part community contribution hours.

Pictured in the photo is Rob Andrew, manager of the SPCA and...

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 24 2013

If you can`t go to them, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. will bring a mountain of information to you.

The society next month launches a free tele-support and learning group for local caregivers of a family member with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia who is living at home.

The eight-session pilot project is designed specifically for area residents who are unable to attend...

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 20 2013

Calling all gardeners.

What better way to celebrate the emergence of spring than a seed sale.  Join us for Seedy Saturday February 23, in the basement of the United Church, located on the corner of Silica St. and Josephine St. 

Come down any time between 10 a.m, and 2 p.m. to swap or purchase seeds for your garden and network with other gardening enthusiasts.

Buying or...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 20 2013

The Kootenay Kannibelles are off to the Roller Derby of Canada National tournament next month in Edmonton.

The women's flat track roller derby teamf is hosting a Used Clothing and Good Sale Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at the former Extra Foods Building on Vernon Street in Nelson.


by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 19 2013

Nelson REALTORS® Jeff Nield and Jana Cook, along with some help from their clients, have kicked-off their 2013 giving campaign with $1530 in donations to three non-profit groups.

Donation recipients include the Parkinson Society of BC ($530), Nelson CARES Society ($250), and Transition Nelson ($250). Nield’s client, Dr. Andre Piver, matched the latter two donations bringing the total to...