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Special Olympics athletes shine at tournament

Special Olympics athletes shine at tournament

Garden and Nature Fest returns

Garden and Nature Fest returns

Gardeners and nature lovers from around the region will want to mark down Castlegar’s May 14 Garden and Nature Fest, while vendors and non-profit organizations are currently being sought by event organizers.

Why Sculpturewalk? So many reasons

Why Sculpturewalk? With so many issues facing our community, why should residents and local businesses support Castlegar Sculpturewalk? It turns out there are many good reasons to do so.
Supporting Science

Supporting Science

March update on Cole

March update on Cole

It’s been a few weeks since my last update on Cole’s progress at Sunny Hill Health Centre in Vancouver. Cole has been on a steady rehabilitation program for eight weeks now, following a three-week stay at BC Children’s Hospital after he suffered a life-altering spinal injury on Jan. 3.
Jumpstart for Youth

Jumpstart for Youth

In the photo Kerry Saari of the Castlegar Jumpstart Chapter presents an equipment bag valued at $360 to participants in the RBC 360 Leadership Program at Twin Rivers School. This donation supports the Jumpstart initiative to increase a child’s chance for health and success in life through participation in sport and recreation.
‘Top Up’ Donation

‘Top Up’ Donation

Fred Hughes of the Castlegar Sunrise 2000 Rotary Club presents Nettie Stupnikoff of the Castlegar and District Hospital Foundation with a “top up” donation of $238 — the final amount needed after an earlier, much larger donation from the city’s evening Rotary Club to purchase two therapeutic mattresses for use in local home care.

Workshop aimed at developing kids’ social and emotional abilities

Building social and emotional competence in your children is easier than it sounds, according to organizers of a workshop slated for Castlegar next week.
The Lions’ Share Goes to Habitat

The Lions’ Share Goes to Habitat

The Castlegar-Selkirk Lions presented Habitat for Humanity with a $2,260 donation last week, which will go towards Habitat’s first build in Castlegar. The money was just half of what the Lions raised with their inaugural “Move-A-Thon” in February. The other half was distributed to a variety of other local groups including the Castlegar Queen Committee, the SPCA and the Castlegar Skating Club.
Supported employment program works wonders

Supported employment program works wonders

Our daughter, Rachel, has always been a happy and fairly independent person. Sure, she’s needed some guidance and encouragement along the way, but what child or young adult hasn’t?