Community Advisory Feb 28

Winterfest 2019

The Bridge River Valley Community Association would like to thank all the folks who came out on Feb 16th to make the 10th annual the best attended event yet.  And thank you to all the volunteers and donors who supported this great, local event!

The Public Health Nurse will be in Gold Bridge March 7th.    Please call 1-250-256-1314 to book an appointment.

Short-Term Rentals survey

SLRD Electoral Directors and Staff have been receiving an increasing number of complaints associated with illegal short-term nightly rentals.  Please take a few minutes and fill out the survey on short-term rentals in your area.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SLRDShortTermRentals-Survey

Summer Employment

Are you between 15 and 30? Great news, Canada Summer Jobs has removed the requirement to be returning to school full time in order to get one of our funded positions this summer. BRVCA and the Museum have applied for 3 positions.  Please e-mail the bridgerivervalley@gmail.com if you are interested.

Committee Treasurers 

Both the Bralorne Community Advisory Committee and the Gun Lake Boat Launch are currently looking for committee treasurers.  Volunteer time is about 1 hr/month plus meetings.  Keep in mind BRVCA has an overall Treasurer that looks after many of the functions financially.  Please have a read of the role description at the attached link – basically if you can use a spreadsheet and have some basic understanding of budgets, invoices,etc. you can fill this role.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LqFoeSUHz5NzlHLyPTdVY_iB7Na_KcDj/view?usp=sharing

Mountain Telegraph digital & print subscriptions

The digital edition is $45 for 10 editions (a year) and will be link protected. Each subscription will be able to sign up two email addresses.   A mailed print subscription will continue to be available at $70 for 10 editions (a year). The Mountain Telegraph is available for $4/edition at locations in the Valley and is also distributed at no charge to everyone who has a mail box in Gold Bridge.  Makes a great gift too!  Sign up and pay for your digital or print subscription here: www.bridgerivervalley.ca/store

Winterfest Surplus

Stop by the Community Resource Building Mondays/Thursdays, we’ve got beer and spaghetti for sale!  Budweiser and Molson Canadian, prices vary.

Porta Pottie rentals

Need a porta pottie? We rent to personal (events/weddings) and commercial, long and short term. We have 2 and sometimes 3 available. Very special (cheap) rates for non-profit community uses!  Get in touch with us for complete information.

Curling Rock rental

The lakes are beautifully frozen for curling right now. Rent some rocks and have your own tournie!   See the details and book at the link.
https://www.cognitoforms.com/BridgeRi…/CURLINGROCKSETBOOKING

 Community Futures Wildfire Business Transition Program Business  

Community Futures is offering a Self-Directed Training Program intended to help businesses and not-for-profits (organizations) impacted by the 2017 wild fire season to identify their training needs and provide financial and advisory support to meet those needs.  This is free training for businesses impacted by the 2017 fires due to loss of access and  revenue and applies to Bridge River Valley businesses and organizations.

Application forms are available at  www.cfwildfire.ca    Or contact Laurie Rice at 250-255-2485 or call toll free at 1-855-782-5049 for more information

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