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A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good

Do Some Good Receives National Award for Social Impact

B Corp and tech-for-good platform Do Some Good is being recognized on…

  • Dec 2, 2022

 

The annual Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign launched in downtown Trail this week, with Mayor Colleen Jones providing the first cash donation to the kettle and Ferraro Foods providing $500 in gift cards. L-R: Mayor Jones, Pastors Rachel and Eric Olson, and Danny Ferarro. Photo: Jim Bailey

Kettle alms needed to help Trail ministry fill 200+ Christmas hampers

Volunteers needed to oversee the kettle from Monday to Saturday, in two-hour shifts

 

The survey team will include British Columbians from a wide variety of backgrounds who engage with seniors as equals, in a conversation about what life is like in the place they live. Photo: Unsplash

Volunteers needed to survey West Kootenay seniors living in care

Nelson and Kaslo are first, with others to follow after Christmas

 

The Welcome Back Monarchs planting day was part of the society’s Pollination Pathway initiative and TLC’S Fort Shepherd Conservancy Area’s ongoing land stewardship programming. Photo: Submitted

Volunteers add 1,000 native plants to Fort Shepherd

Fort Shepherd has experienced loss of biodiversity from industrial pollution and off-road vehicles

The Welcome Back Monarchs planting day was part of the society’s Pollination Pathway initiative and TLC’S Fort Shepherd Conservancy Area’s ongoing land stewardship programming. Photo: Submitted
The Tuesday Morning Quilters Annual Show and Sale goes Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Trail United Church. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Quilt show and sale Saturday in downtown Trail

Baking by the Trail United Church women will also be for sale that day

The Tuesday Morning Quilters Annual Show and Sale goes Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Trail United Church. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Rossland and Trail Rotary Clubs are just two of countless Rotaries across the province that will miss out on community funds with the BC Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch’s cancellation of online Bingo. Photo: Mick Haupt/Unsplash

Kootenay Rotaries feel the pinch after gaming branch scuttles online Bingo

Community groups across the province will be impacted by decision to cancel online Rotary Bingo

Rossland and Trail Rotary Clubs are just two of countless Rotaries across the province that will miss out on community funds with the BC Gaming Policy Enforcement Branch’s cancellation of online Bingo. Photo: Mick Haupt/Unsplash
Alice Witt, a Tuesday Morning Quilter, readies a piece for the upcoming show and sale on Saturday, Nov. 5 in the Trail United Church hall. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Quilt show and sale goes Nov. 5 in downtown Trail

All proceeds from the sale are given back to local charities that support local causes

Alice Witt, a Tuesday Morning Quilter, readies a piece for the upcoming show and sale on Saturday, Nov. 5 in the Trail United Church hall. Photo: Sheri Regnier
The City of Rossland is asking residents to nominate citizens for the Community services award. Photo: Jim Bailey

City of Rossland seeks nominations for community service award

Nominees must demonstrate extraordinary leadership and community service outside of employment

The City of Rossland is asking residents to nominate citizens for the Community services award. Photo: Jim Bailey
Hospice is seeking ‘100 People Who Care.’ Photo: Submitted

Greater Trail hospice kicks off ‘100 People Who Care’ fundraiser

Every dollar donated remains in local communities

  • Oct 6, 2022
Hospice is seeking ‘100 People Who Care.’ Photo: Submitted
Interested in becoming a support group facilitator volunteer? Visit: alzbc.org/volunteer. Photo: Submitted

Alzheimer’s society seeks Kootenay-Boundary volunteers

As pandemic restrictions have eased, the Society has adopted a fully hybrid model.

Interested in becoming a support group facilitator volunteer? Visit: alzbc.org/volunteer. Photo: Submitted
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Growing the next generation of Greater Trail greenthumbs

If you have a recent photo to share email: editor@trailtimes.ca

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One of the work parties that helped removed 1,500 metres of wire fencing from the Pend D’Oreille Valley this year. of Photo: TWA

West Kootenay seniors do the hard work to restore habitat

Barbed wire fencing has impeded wildlife movement through the Pend d’Oreille Valley corridor

One of the work parties that helped removed 1,500 metres of wire fencing from the Pend D’Oreille Valley this year. of Photo: TWA
The Rossland Health Care Auxiliary (RHA) has donated $10,000 to the Columbia View Lodge Garden of Gratitude project. Photo: Submitted

Rossland auxiliary gifts $10,000 to gratitude garden

This generous donation will help fund the Columbia View Lodge Garden of Gratitude project

The Rossland Health Care Auxiliary (RHA) has donated $10,000 to the Columbia View Lodge Garden of Gratitude project. Photo: Submitted
Trail IncrEdible Market is looking to create a community kitchen at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail market volunteers offer innovative approach to food safety

Trail’s Incredible Farmers’ Market can access funds to create incubator and help upgrade TMC kitchen

Trail IncrEdible Market is looking to create a community kitchen at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey
Photo: Scott Daniels

Jubilee Place marks 40-year milestone in downtown Trail

Doors to Jubilee Place officially opened Oct. 20, 1982.

Photo: Scott Daniels
The Ladies Auxiliary of Branch #14 Royal Canadian Legion in Rossland made a donation of $1,000 to the 2nd Rossland Scouts. Photo: Submitted

Legion ladies donate to Rossland Scouts

Funding will support the Scouts upcoming trip to Finland this summer

The Ladies Auxiliary of Branch #14 Royal Canadian Legion in Rossland made a donation of $1,000 to the 2nd Rossland Scouts. Photo: Submitted
To raise money for charity Kiwanis President Chris Vlanich will be raffling off his Olympic Team Canada jersey (signed by Lanny McDonald and two others) during the Canada Day event in Trail on Friday, July 1. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Bbq with a side of fun on the menu, Friday in Trail

The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To raise money for charity Kiwanis President Chris Vlanich will be raffling off his Olympic Team Canada jersey (signed by Lanny McDonald and two others) during the Canada Day event in Trail on Friday, July 1. Photo: Sheri Regnier
All proceeds from Move to Cure ALS remain in B.C. to support patient services programs and research. Photo: Submitted

Trail and area gather in a big way to show support, fundraise for ALS

June is dedicated to raising awareness and funding for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

All proceeds from Move to Cure ALS remain in B.C. to support patient services programs and research. Photo: Submitted
Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.

PHOTOS: Days counting down for 55-Plus BC Games on south Vancouver Island

Cauldron lighting at Saanich seniors residence June 7 marks 99 days to the Games

Volunteer swimming sport coordinators Donna Tyrrell, husband Dan Tyrrell, Wei Xiao and horseshoes coordinator Bob McCauley help celebrate the countdown to Greater Victoria’s 55-Plus BC Games, at Berwick Royal Oak on June 7.
Sandi McCreight is this year’s Castlegar Citizen of the Year. Photo: Betsy Kline
Sandi McCreight is this year’s Castlegar Citizen of the Year. Photo: Betsy Kline