Volunteer

The stained glass window is in a room on the third floor of KBRH. Photo: KBRH Health Foundation

How a meaningful stained glass window in the Trail hospital came to be

The window was created by Gavin Holland in 2010, a stained glass artist based in Nelson.

 

Brenda Lennax (right), a volunteer with BC Airlift Emergency Response Operations, delivered cards and books to students at Stein Valley Nlakapamux School in Lytton, B.C.

Students across B.C. send Lytton students artwork, books and cards

The gifts were part of a special project by Qualicum Beach artist, Diane Moran

 

Midway Mayor Martin Fromme (centre) presents Finely Kamigochi with her honourary Volunteer of the Year award at a village corn roast Saturday, Aug. 28. Photo courtesy of Van Atkinson

Midway fire dept. shares volunteer award with its youngest member

Finley Kamigochi, 5, joined the dept’s honourary ranks after a fantastic fundraiser

 

When his owner had knee surgery, Kevin, 2, was able to continue to go for walks thanks to volunteers from Elder Dog Canada. (Contributed photo)

B.C. woman has nothing but praise for Elder Dog Canada

National organization has a fleet of volunteer walkers ready, but needs more clients to serve

When his owner had knee surgery, Kevin, 2, was able to continue to go for walks thanks to volunteers from Elder Dog Canada. (Contributed photo)
Photo: Yannis Cotsonis on Unsplash

Beaver Valley seniors gifted ACTIVE-ity bags

“With seniors and elderly most at risk … we have to bring it to them.”

Photo: Yannis Cotsonis on Unsplash
Grand Forks Fire/Rescue’s Cpt. John Billwiller retired last month after 40 years with the department. He is pictured driving Hall 351’s 1957 International at a parade circa 2010. Photo: John Billwiller

“The people got older and the equipment got newer,” says retired Fire Captain John Billwiller

Billwiller was a volunteer firefighter in North Fork for 40 years

Grand Forks Fire/Rescue’s Cpt. John Billwiller retired last month after 40 years with the department. He is pictured driving Hall 351’s 1957 International at a parade circa 2010. Photo: John Billwiller
The city is looking to fill a vacant seat on the Community Safety Task Force with a member of the community-at-large. Photo: Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash

Trail looking for task force volunteer

The person will sit as a member from the community-at-large on the Community Safety Task Force

The city is looking to fill a vacant seat on the Community Safety Task Force with a member of the community-at-large. Photo: Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash
Grand Forks Fire/Rescue’s Cpt. John Billwiller retired last month after 40 years with the department. He is pictured driving Hall 351’s 1957 International at a parade circa 2010. Photo: John Billwiller

“The people got older and the equipment got newer,” says retired Fire Captain John Billwiller

Billwiller was a volunteer firefighter in North Fork for 40 years

Grand Forks Fire/Rescue’s Cpt. John Billwiller retired last month after 40 years with the department. He is pictured driving Hall 351’s 1957 International at a parade circa 2010. Photo: John Billwiller
The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program begins in Greater Trail on March 2. (Photo by David Pennington on Unsplash)

Free tax return program returns to Greater Trail

The free service has been offered to low income households in the Trail area for 10+ years

The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program begins in Greater Trail on March 2. (Photo by David Pennington on Unsplash)
Eleanor Gattafoni Robinson was presented her SOAR Jefferson Award by members of Local 480 and Local 9705 on Friday, including USW Local 9705 acting president Ron McKenzie. Submitted photo

United Steelworkers recognize Trail volunteer for years of selfless service

Eleanor Gattafoni Robinson is the recipient of the 2019 SOAR Jefferson Award

Eleanor Gattafoni Robinson was presented her SOAR Jefferson Award by members of Local 480 and Local 9705 on Friday, including USW Local 9705 acting president Ron McKenzie. Submitted photo