“This Book and Bake Sale supports The Elk Valley Spay and Neuter Incentive Program. This program offers spay and neuter for cats from Elkford to Elko. The program offers low income options as well as free options for feral or homeless cats to help reduce the cat population in the Elk Valley. Come and down, buy some books and treats! All proceeds raised go directly to the SNIP Program. To donate baking, volunteer or drop off books please email email@example.com.”
Saturday at 10 AM – 2 PM at The Arts Station’s theatre room.
Details from Facebook event page:
Tickets are $20 and available for sale SOON at:
Back Country Meats & Sausage in Fernie
Stephanie’s Glass & Art Studio in Fernie
Fernie Printing Co in Fernie
Interior envy in Fernie
This, That And More in Sparwood
***Italian Dessert Contest***
Dust off those recipe cards!! We are having an Italian Dessert Contest at the spaghetti dinner! Drop your entry off on Friday, February 16 after 4pm at the Fernie Community Center! Judging will happen at 7:30pm at the spaghetti dinner and the winner will receive a travel basket full of goodies worth $250 including a travel voucher!!
In the early hours of December 24, 2017 Maggie and Mike Blankman, Caleb Blankman, and dog, Koda, woke up to their worst nightmare. Their house was on fire and they were all able to safely escape unharmed with nothing but the clothing on their backs. They lost their home and everything in it that they have worked their whole lives for.
There is also an online silent auction: https://www.facebook.com/blankmanfirereleif/
Currently 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with Autism. Autism is now the fastest growing and most commonly diagnosed neurological disorder in Canada. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has no scientifically identified cause and occurs in all ethnic and socio-economic groups.
The East Kootenay Behaviour Intervention Program (EKBIP) is a regional program that supports children and their families throughout the East Kootenays who have received a diagnosis of Autism or require other behaviour intervention supports. The EKBIP provides evidence-based therapies and falls under the umbrella of the Community Connections Society of Southeast BC (CCS).
ASD spans a lifetime. Early intervention, such as the services and support provided by the East Kootenay Behaviour Intervention Program, has positive impacts on the quality of life for those within the program! There are 97 families within the East Kootenays currently receiving services from the EKBIP. While there is already an amazing team of staff members doing all that they can for these families, EKBIP is still in
need of your help to make this support the most efficient it can be!
The East Kootenay Behaviour Intervention Program needs tablets in order to develop and implement behaviour programming for individuals being supported. We are introducing an electronic data collection system in the New Year to best serve families of the East Kootenay region and your support is key! Would you consider donating to help us achieve our goal?
Your support allows for reduced operation costs and in turn allows individual funding to be used towards increased direct contact to children and individuals accessing services. You can help provide families within your community and individuals on the autism spectrum with the best possible support!
When not for profit agencies such as ours receive donations such as yours, it allows much of the funding received to go to direct service! Any monetary donations received are tax-deductible as we are a Non-Profit Society Program under Community Connections Society of Southeast BC!
Thank you for your support!
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There’s a bake sale happening at Isabella Dicken Elementary School tomorrow from 12 – 4 pm in the gym. There will be lots to choose from and it’s a wonderful fundraiser for P.A.C. (Parent Advisory Committee) who do a lot for the students.
I’m making lemon squares right now. They’re going to be amazing…if they even make it there. Yum.
A book sale is also happening at the same time in the library.