April 24, 2018

I don’t remember feeling so relieved that I can walk on earth at least without boots – might be a bit early for barefoot travel – or how delicious the sun is.  Feels like its been a longer time coming than usual.  But we do forget the past….
Actually, I now forget the present.  But I do remember the sun is going to shine for some more days and be warm.  Mmmmm    (wh)
GARAGE SALE – 512 Fourth Street Silverton. May 6 — 9-2. Various . . .tools, chair, books, kitchen, garden. 2475

 For Sale: Set of four clean 4-bolt steel rims with worn M&S KUMHO tires size P175/65R14 for $150 or best offer. Call Bruce/Jeanne @250-358-7230.

Last fall there was an offer of moss roses for sale. Are there any still available. If so, please contact Will at 358 2514. Thanks.

Lucerne School is hosting a bottle drive on Saturday May 5th. Save your bottles! If you want to make sure you are not missed you can call the school 250 265-3638 extension #3 Proceeds will help both the elementary and the secondary youth.Thanks for your support.

Please help the Chamber of Commerce Health Committee in our efforts to recruit two physicians for our Health Centre!  VEHICLE DOOR MAGNETS on sale now at the AppleTree Restaurant — $20.00 each.  Turn your vehicle into a mobile recruitment sign and help us spread the word!

For Rent :  small cabin top of red mountain road.  Has power and water (spring to fall), garden space, wood stove, beautiful view of lake.  Call Nick at 250.265.8332

Moroccan Saffron at Rutabagas.  Three grams for $25.

Hills Nursery is happy to announce our opening date is Thursday, May 3rd with our Grand Opening Saturday May 5th! Come see our selection of colorful Annuals, Trees, Shrubs, Vegetable Starts and Perennials.

We would like to park a self-contained 19 ft travel trailer and use it most summer and fall weekends. Will maybe need electricity, hoping to use solar. Love new denver area and the lake and creek! Please email if a possibility. We have references in our area, Vernon, and New Denver/Retallack. Thanks. Angela Otto   vaotto@hotmail.com

Donation Store questions. What can we do with shoes that are still useable? During the month of April, the Shoe Bank Canada, in Nelson, collects gently used footwear and distributes them in countries where they are appreciated. Still one week left for you to deliver yours to any of the shoe stores that are acting as collection points in Nelson!

Who would you like to nominate for Citizen of the year? We are so fortunate to live in a community full of people who unselfishly volunteer their time. Let’s take the time to recognize them by sending your nominations to New Denver May Day Committee- citizen of the year award P. O Box 445 New Denver. Speaking of volunteers, the may day committee is always looking for some extra help with events!  If you would like to help out contact Jessica Bernhof @ 250-551-7204

It’s time to mark your calendar for this year’s May Days celebration! We will kick off the celebration on Friday May 18th with the May Queen pageant at the bosun hall.  Saturday night is the air band competition at the Silverton memorial Hall. Sunday is packed with family fun events including the pancake breakfast and soap box derby. In centennial park will be the kids races and games, bocce, the excavator challenge and a sumo suits tournament.  The Bavarian gardens and hot and cold booths will be open later and we will be having an evening parade this year!  Keep an eye out for a full schedule of events coming soon. Contact Jessica Bernhof @ jbernhof@gmail.com or 250-551-7204 for more information and follow us on Facebook New Denver May Days.

GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER! THE BIG AIR BAND/ LIP SYNC CONTEST is coming May 19 (May Days Saturday) to the Silverton Memorial Hall. Calling on all Slocan Valley businesses, organizations, groups and individuals to enter to win cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in two categories: adults and kids. Coaching available. Don’t miss out on the fun! All ages and abilities, and all kinds of music welcome. Registration forms available at New Market Foods and www.slocanlake.com. Registration period: April 14-May 5. Hosted by the Slocan District Chamber of Commerce. More info: 250-226-7967 or www.slocanlake.com

Inviting all my 358 friends to join me, Christopher Love , for my popular LIVE ONLINE One Month Yoga Intensive. I usually run this for mornings only, which prohibits your participation due to 3 hr time difference. I am launching a NEW  nightime version & I wanna invite all my BC buddy’s to join me! This 5-day a week, 1 hour long program will introduce you to the foundations of Yoga with a solid base in 12 core asanas. The program also includes breath work (pranayama), savasana, relaxation with guided meditation focusing on the chakras.  The course runs between 6 and 7 p.m. Kootenay time, from April 29th until May 25th, (Sunday-Thursday) . The program is normally $199 but I am offering a 358  Kootenay special – Pay what you can for all 20 classes!!! See & feel the benefits of regular practice in your life to cultivate personal discipline and improve physical & mental health!  Contact Me Christopher Love 705-816-6123 or  lovingspirityoga@gmail.com to confirm your participation. Namaste hope to be streaming you in May! www.lovingspirit.ca

Biodynamic cranial sacral therapy training is coming to New Denver. If you are an individual looking to start a career in an exciting and evolving therapy, or if you are currently a health professional looking to add a new modality to your work this 2-year training program may be for you. A free intro talk will be held on Thursday, May 10 at 6:30 PM at Bosun Hall.   RSVP by calling or emailing Nicky at 250-505-8057 or nickyt@shaw.ca.  Biodynamic craniosacral therapy takes a whole-person approach to healing mind, body and spirit.

Friday, April 20 – 10 am to 2 pm – Federal MP, Richard Cannings’ “Pop-up Constituency Office will set up at the Outlet Youth Centre – Main St., New Denver. Staff will be on hand to help with any federal programs you may need assistance with. Contact Gina at 1-800-667-2393 or Email: Richard.Cannings.c2@parl.gc.ca to make an appointment or get more info. 

APRIL 30 IS THE DEADLINE FOR FILING TAXES.YES, that’s this month.
Contact Paul Merrifield at 250 505 9748 or pauljmerrifield@gmail.com

RENTAL SWEET RENTAL:  The perfect tenant for your small house/cottage.  Retired, single woman, non-smoker, no pets, long-time New Denver resident, seeks long-term rental. Current rental ends May 31/18. Excellent references. 250-358-7711

I am looking for a suite/ house rental, in New Denver for May on, as I have been offered a job position there. Open to pet sitting or house share as well as a single accommodation. Thanks  amybjorn@yahoo.com

Slocan Lake Gallery Society invites you to it’s AGM at Memorial Hall, Silverton, on May 27, 2018 at 12:30 to vote on name change, new Constitution & By-Laws and Board as well as take a look at our structural reorganization. Membership renewals also welcome, and would love to introduce our new Arts Administrator to membership. We will also announce the Gallery re-opening and looking for input on a variety of matters. silvertongallery@gmail.com for more info.

SUZUKI FOUNDATION’S JAMES HOGGAN AND FORMER NELSON CITY COUNCILLOR DONNA MACDONALD FEATURED AT the 5th CONVERGENCE WEEKEND IN SILVERTON, B.C., JUNE 15-16
            A former chair of the David Suzuki Foundation and a long-time Nelson city councillor will be the two featured speakers at the 5th annual Convergence Writers’ Weekend in Silverton, B.C. June 15 and 16.
The theme of this year’s Convergence weekend is “Keeping a Civil Tongue.” Presentations will focus on how speakers and writers on all sides of controversial issues increasingly regard those who disagree with them as not only wrong-headed but evil.  All Convergence events take place at Silverton’s Memorial Hall, 203 Lake Ave. (Highway 6).
Speaking at 7 p.m. June 15, at an event open to the public as well as Convergence registrants, will be James Hoggan. Besides his work for the Suzuki Foundation, Hoggan chaired Al Gore’s Climate Project Canada. His most recent book is “I’m Right and You’re an Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean It Up”.  Hoggan notes that the demonizing of opponents hampers a community’s ability to solve common problems. His book identifies some approaches to counter this trend.
Also presenting at the June 15 event will be Donna Macdonald, a Nelson city councillor for 19 years before retiring in 2014. Her memoir of life as a civic politician, “Surviving City Hall”, stresses the importance of local government while emphasizing the need for truthfulness, kindness and civility in public life.
Registrants for Convergence also have the choice to attend one of two writing workshops offered during the day on June 16, as well as attending an arts performance and discussion that evening.  Writing workshop leaders are Macdonald and New Denver journalist, historian, novelist, poet and performer Sean Arthur Joyce.  Saturday evening includes performances by Joyce, New Denver musician Noel Fudge, and Silverton/New Denver dancer Koko, as well as a discussion of the weekend’s theme by participants.
Registration is now open, at a cost of $45 plus GST.  Non-registrants are welcome to attend the Friday night event with admission by donation. More information, including how to register, is available at http://widespot.ca/convergence-writers-weekend/
Deadline for registration is June 1. Deadline for persons wishing feedback on their writing from Joyce in his workshop is May 19.
Convergence is partially supported by the ProVision fund of the United Church’s B.C. Conference, the Columbia Basin Trust, and the Regional District of Central Kootenay’s Area H director, Walter Popoff.
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   pauljmerrifield@gmail.com

BUS:  Nakusp Regional Transit System – Bookings:  1-877-843-2877
BUSINESS COUNSELLING/TRAINING/LOANS and the Self Employment Program – local Community Futures reps –  eave  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 fishmusish@hotmail.com

HOSPICE SOCIETY, 250 358 7828, PO Box 217, ND, newdenverhospice@yahoo.cawww.newdenverhospice.ca

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 – ndreadingcentre@yahoo.ca

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:  www.slocanvalleylegacy.com
Phone: 1-877-649-5643 (toll-free)
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