Friday, March 6, 2015

Merritt, BC

Celebrate Women (L-R) Sarah Molnar, Sandy Labermeyer, Lynn Snook, Patricia Caroline (Lynne) Ray, Marlene Fenton, Nadine Jolly, Deborha Merrick, Darlene Lewis Deneef & Louisa Robertson were honoured at last night’s NV Women in Action International Women’s Day event. The event is in its 11th year, and recognizes the women whose contributions make a difference in our community.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Merritt, BC

Vesicle on Sugarloaf Mountain. Such vesicles, or thunderstones, are of cultural significance to First Nations people. 

Celebrate Women. Nicola Valley Women In Action is hosting their annual Celebrate Women event in honour of International Women’s Day. It will be held tomorrow, Thursday, March 5th, 6pm at the Civic Centre. They will be celebrating 10 local women whose contributions make a difference in our community.

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Monday, March 2, 2015

Merritt, BC

Standing tall. This crane was erected last week on the Iberdrola construction site for the green energy plant, in the south end of town. It stands 195 ft tall, 117 tons of ballast and counterweight, and the crane weighs more than 200 tons — visible from all over town!

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Friday, February 27, 2015

Merritt, BC

This IS Merritt   :-)

Harold Allanson artist reception. Nicola Valley Ranch Life art exhibition opens at Couthouse Art Gallery. Reception is today 5-7pm. Stop by, talk to Western watercolour artist Harold Allanson.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

not Merritt BC

This is NOT Merritt! :-)                      (Source: Weather Network)

CBC at Brambles. Tomorrow morning 6-8:30am, Brambles will host CBC Radio Kamloops’ Daybreak morning show. They will also lay out a full delicious buffet by donation, with proceeds going to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Merritt, BC

Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon was the guest of honour at Saturday’s Centennary event at the old Armoury (now the Elks Hall). After the music from the First World Ware era, the Rocky Mountain Ranger ranks were inspected in true military fashion by the Queen’s representative.

 

This week: Cabin Fever Concert with Saskia & Darrel, also known as the Great Plains. Saskia and Darrel deliver fabulous Canadian music with country, folk, bluegrass & Celtic flavours. Presented by the Merritt Seniors at the Senior’s Hall, 1675 Tutill Court on Thurs., Feb. 26, 7pm. $10/person. Tickets available at Black’s Pharmacy or call 378-4407 or 378-2536.  Check out their website: www.thegreatplains.ca

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Friday, February 20, 2015

The armoury was completed in March 1915, and opened to great fanfare with a  formal ball.

The Merritt armoury was completed in March 1915, and opened to great fanfare with a formal ball.

The Drill Hall at 100. Join the Elks, the Legion, Nicola Valley Museum & Lt-Gov. of BC Judith Guichon tomorrow evening, Feb. 21, 7pm, at the old Drill Hall, now the Elks’ Hall at 1702 Coldwater Ave. The NV Community Band will perform marches & songs from the First World War years to celebrate the Merritt drill hall. FMI contact Mike mjsasges@shaw.ca or (604)916-9289.

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