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15 October, 2019

OLD GROWTH

2019-10-15T22:53:19+00:00

Nelson's intergenerational newsletter, Fall 2019|Issue 2 As summer fades quickly and we are left with the fruits of our growth, I can see things are changing. Most significantly the world rallies around the Climate Marches, and this movement is a beautiful example of intergenerational work at home and abroad. On September 20th I had the [...]

OLD GROWTH2019-10-15T22:53:19+00:00
3 October, 2019

Call for Volunteers

2019-10-07T15:53:23+00:00

NELSON’S COMMUNITY CONNECT DAY IS COMING! Saturday, November 23 at Central School Gym (@ Ward & Mill Streets) If you want to find out more about volunteer opportunities, click here. To sign-up, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XDSK96B or contact Rebecca Martin by email or 250-352-6011 ext.5  

Call for Volunteers2019-10-07T15:53:23+00:00
16 September, 2019

5TH ANNUAL KOOTENAY SENIORS FAIR ON OCTOBER 4TH!

2019-09-16T15:39:31+00:00

This fall, Kootenay Seniors is hosting the 5th Annual Kootenay Seniors Fair, celebrating National Seniors Day. Join us on Friday, October 4th, 10am-3pm at Prestige Lakeside Resort. Admission and activities are free; this year the Fair is featuring 30+ vendors, information on seniors’ services, free chair massage and hearing checks, fun activities, barber shop and [...]

5TH ANNUAL KOOTENAY SENIORS FAIR ON OCTOBER 4TH!2019-09-16T15:39:31+00:00
16 September, 2019

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

2019-09-16T15:35:42+00:00

Friday October 4th, 10 am – 3 pm Prestige Lakeside Resort, Nelson We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help put on the 5th Annual Kootenay Seniors Fair. Volunteer roles include greeting guests at the welcome table, event photographer, volunteer drivers to help seniors get to the fair and various other positions. Full and half-day shifts [...]

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS2019-09-16T15:35:42+00:00
6 August, 2019

Volunteer needed

2019-08-27T15:16:11+00:00

Stepping Stones Homeless Shelter is looking for a volunteer to pick up bread Saturday mornings.  If you are interested in volunteering your time please contact the shelter at 250-352-9876 or by email.

Volunteer needed2019-08-27T15:16:11+00:00
6 August, 2019

Blanket and Camping Gear Donation Drive

2019-08-06T17:06:12+00:00

August 1, 2019 ­– Stepping Stones – the Nelson based emergency shelter serving the West Kootenay area - is holding a blanket and camping gear drive. Between now and August 31st, 2019, Stepping Stones is requesting donations of sleeping bags, blankets, camping gear, towels, men’s medium pants and t-shirts. With the camping season upon us [...]

Blanket and Camping Gear Donation Drive2019-08-06T17:06:12+00:00
27 June, 2019

Ward Street Place Restoration

2019-08-27T15:23:18+00:00

Nelson CARES is embarking on a restoration project of our downtown apartment building, 567 Ward Street, otherwise known as Ward Street Place. We would like to invite the public who are familiar with the site and have historical information, to please share your stories with us. In specific we are looking for: photos showing the [...]

Ward Street Place Restoration2019-08-27T15:23:18+00:00
24 June, 2019

11th Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson

2019-07-02T18:11:16+00:00

COMMITTEE CALLS FOR MORE AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING IN NELSON:A RANGE OF SUPPORTIVE HOUSING OPTIONS ALSO CALLED FOR AS A MISSING LINK TO HELP PREVENT HOMELESSNESSContinuing 0% vacancy rates for a fifth year in a row in Nelson and high rental rates compared to per capita incomes of renters PLUS a lack of and decrease in [...]

11th Annual Report Card on Homelessness in Nelson2019-07-02T18:11:16+00:00
7 May, 2019

A big thank you to the LVR Student Council

2019-06-24T15:26:00+00:00

Thank you to LVR Student Council for hosting a Loppet even at the Nordic Ski Club, and a special thank you to Avie Waterfall and Zoe Taylor who organized and spearheaded this event. Local businesses donated food and prizes and a fun time was had by all. All proceeds were donated to Nelson CARES Society! [...]

A big thank you to the LVR Student Council2019-06-24T15:26:00+00:00
12 February, 2019

Coldest Night of the Year

2019-02-12T20:24:06+00:00

The Coldest Night of the Year is a fantastically fun, family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in over 100 communities across Canada. Happening on Saturday, February 23rd this is our fifth annual here in Nelson. We are looking forward to seeing some new faces this year, alongside some familiar [...]

Coldest Night of the Year2019-02-12T20:24:06+00:00