This feels like the end of the 358-Exchange. Between Facebook, Anne’s group emails (I do appreciate reminder emails) and the Valley Voice, looks like this has become redundant. I don’t know how to make that decision but this looks to me like it has been made for me. I could offer to help people by posting their ads on facebook if they can’t do it. It’s a really hard call for me but I think this is it folks. When I started, had a distribution of 500 copies. Posting it online cut that, probably by 100. Then there was the shutting down of the Hardware store, then Mountainberry, and now less than 150 copies go out. Endings, though inevitable, are usually sad. So it’s a sad thing but I think its time. I have some money in the bank that I consider belongs to the village so if any non-profits out there need a small hit of cash for something, talk to me about it. It has been the perfect kind of volunteer job for me – simple, solitary and doing it at home.
For Sale: 1. Karrite Explorer car top cargo box, 2. Thule car top load bars, 3. Thule ski rack, and Thule bike rack. Asking $75.00 for each item. Open to offers. Phone 250-358-7181
Canning jars. Mix of small & large mouth, some have screw bands. Kerr, Mason, BerNARdin. $1.00 per dozen . Bring your own bags or box. Cash only call Maria Fox 250 265-9055.
DRIVING TO Kelowna Morning of May 31st, returning morning of June 1st. Can take 2 people. Gas contribution $30.00. Call Tommy 250 358 2440.
Remember, Spanish conversation at Rutabega’s 1:00 Saturdays.
HORITCULTURAL PERLITE – three large 13.6 kg bags. Great soil amenity for absorbing water and improving aeration for premium loose garden soil. Purchased too many. Got a good price so passing it on – $30 each. 358-2475
You are invited to join author Sean Arthur Joyce for a reading from his new novel, Mountain Blues, at Bosun Hall, Friday May 25, 7 pm. Mountain Blues is the story of a small village in the Valhalla Mountains that must struggle to save its emergency ward from government cutbacks. When reporter Roy Breen arrives in the village of Eldorado after 15 years working at a big city newspaper, burnt out and ready for a slower pace of life, he is soon pitched into the town’s crisis. He must decide whether to blur the lines between objective observer and activist, knowing that closure of the village’s ER could mean the end of the community. Along the way he meets the many eccentric yet loveable characters that inhabit Eldorado, each with their own take on how to save the hospital. It’s that rare creature—an activist story that’s fun! http://www.newestpress.com/books/mountain-blues. The novel has been compared to Stephen Leacock’s classic Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town.
IT’S TAX RETURN TIME!
Time to gather your papers! Let me take care of all those pesky receipts and government forms. April 30th is the deadline for filing. Ok, it WAS the deadline for filing. YES, that was LAST month. YES, I will NOT charge you any more because it is past the deadline. NO, no judgement here. Let’s just ‘git ‘er done.’
Contact Paul Merrifield at 250 505 9748 or firstname.lastname@example.org
DATES, TIMES & PHONE NUMBERS
AA: Annex of Health Care Centre (where the Red Cross is) Fridays, 7 – 8 pm Call 358-7158 for more info
AL-ANON same place, Thursdays, 7 pm, info: 358-7904;
NA: info: 358-7265
BADMINTON: Wednesdays, 7 – 9pm, Lucerne School gym
BOOKKEEPING SERVICE: Judy Flaherty, (780) 897-3663. Paul Merrifield 358-6806 wk / 250-505-9748 cel email@example.com
BUS: Nakusp Regional Transit System – Bookings: 1-877-843-2877
BUSINESS COUNSELLING/TRAINING/LOANS and the Self Employment Program – local Community Futures reps – leave message at 265-3674 ext. 201 or email Nakusp@futures.bc.ca
CARPENTER CREEK LAST WISHES –Gloria 358-2253 Carolyn 3587-760 Kay 358-7991
CHIROPRACTIC with Dr. Larry Zaleski, Mon & Fri 358-2177
COMMUNITY WEBSITE: www.community-connect.ca.
GUITAR LESSONS: Patrick Mcgove at firstname.lastname@example.org
HOSPITAL AUXILIARY meet 2 pm 1st wed. of the month, Health Care Centre. for more info, 358-2653
LIBRARY/READING CENTRE: Wed. 7-9 pm. Tues.&Thurs1-4 pm. 358-2221 – email@example.com
MASSAGE – by appointment only – Nancy Guise – Certified Massage Therapist – phone 250-265-8530
PALS: Nakusp: 265- 3792 RIDESHARE: Give a ride, get a ride, move your stuff. kootenayrideshare.com
REFLEXOLOGY, ENERGY HEALING & SPIRIT GUIDING: 3 Forks. 778-206-4325 Aspenhousemountainretreat.com
ROOFING CONTRACTOR – Willy Molloy, (250) 358-7967
ROSEBERY TRANSFER Wed. & Sat., 9:00 am – 3:00 pm – gate shuts at 3:00 pm
SENIORS: Knox Hall, Fridays @ 1:00 pm
SILVER RIDGE EARTHWORKS AND SNOW REMOVAL, 250.777.3654
SLOCAN LAKE GALLERY SOCIETY: (the local arts council) www.silvertongallery.ca
SLOCAN VALLEY LEGACY FUND: Phone: 1-877-649-5643 (toll-free) Web: www.slocanvalleylegacy.com
ANTHONY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH: Mass times: 12:30 every Sunday
SOULGARDEN COUNSELLING SERVICES: Individual & Online counselling sessions provided in Silverton and Winlaw. Sue Mistretta, M.A. (8-2177) www.handandsoul.ca
YOGA Silverton Fire Hall (upstairs) Monday & Thurs. 9 – 10 am – Madeleine 8-2475
ZION UNITED CHURCH, Church meets in homes in Silverton and New Denver at 10 a.m. For information call 7973, or 2145. All are welcome