By Donalda Beeson
Community Grant Writer Meet and Greet
The Robson Valley’s Community Grant Writer, Janey Weeks, is hosting an information session, and Meet and Greet on Tuesday, July 10, at 7 p.m. Whether you are a business, non-profit group, or interested local, come join Janey and find out how she can help you and what you can do to help yourself! The Meet and Greet will be in the Community Forest office located at 99 Gorse St.
There’s a Farmers’ Market Somewhere Near You from Wednesday to Saturday
Jasper’s Summer Farmers’ Market: Wednesday
Wednesdays, from 12 p.m. noon to 3 p.m. Jasper’s Farmers’ Market will be open for your fresh produce purchasing pleasure. Located in the parking lot of the Legion at the corner of Cedar Avenue and Geikie Street, Jasper.
Valemount’s Summer Farmers’ Market: Thursdays
Thursdays, from 4 to 7 p.m. Valemount’s Farmers’ Market will be providing fun and fresh food in the sun, onsite at the Valemount Visitor Information Centre grounds. Call Dallas at (250) 566 1450 or Rashmi at (250) 566 4361 for more information.
McBride’s Summer Farmers’ Market: Fridays
Fridays, from 12 p.m. noon to 3 p.m. the McBride Farmers Market will be open providing a variety of greens and vendors at the McBride Village Park. For more information, call (250) 569 2427.
Dunster’s Summer Farmers’ Market: Saturdays
Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. noon, Dunster’s Farmers’ Market will be serving up seasonally harvested delights on location at the Dunster Community Hall, for you to commune and carouse to your contentment.
Little Lost Lake Trail Closure
“I am taking actions to close the Little Lost Lake Trail until further notice. There are safety concerns with a substantial logjam above the falls area. Please share this with your club members.” This message from Elaine Gillette, Recreation Officer, for the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, out of the Headwaters District, McBride Field Office. For more information phone (250) 569 3756 or e-mail: Elaine.Gillette@gov.bc.ca. Or visit: www.tsa.gov.bc.ca/sites_trails/.
Robson Valley Mental Health Advisory Committee
Northern Health is putting together Mental Health Advisory Committees across the region to help identify and advocate for the specific needs of each community. They are currently looking for board members and participants in the Robson Valley. The board will consist of not only service providers, but also consumers of the services, and the consumer’s family members. All interested stakeholders, and interested community members are welcome and invited to come and exercise their voice and add their input, said Tracy Magdall, Mental Health and Addiction Services. The next meeting is Tuesday, July 10, at 12 p.m. noon. The people of Valemount will meet at the Village of Valemount video conference room, and the people of McBride will meet in the McBride and District Hospital in the education room.
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