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 [...]
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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. If you over 18 years of age, please fill out this waiver. If you are under 18 years of age, please fill out this waiver. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Nelson CARES Society Board of Directors warmly invites you to join us for our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 at 5:00pm Location: Hume Hotel – Hume Room 422 Vernon Street, Nelson Light Refreshments Provided To vote at the AGM you must be a member in good standing with a [...]
The Nelson Committee on Homelessness invites you to participate in a community planning exercise to inform the allocation of our federal Homelessness Strategy funding locally to meet the government’s established outcomes of national homelessness reduction. This new plan is for 2019-2024. As part of this process, we have already heard from people with lived experience [...]
From the Board and Staff of Nelson CARES Society in memory of Bo Conlin. Bo was a wonderful supporter and a member of the Kootenay Divas who helped Nelson CARES Society raise money for the restoration of Ward Street Place. She is fondly remembered and will be deeply missed. This video clip is from one [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]