Shuswap Trail party tickets hot item for Christmas
Monday, December 9, 2013The Shuswap, British Columbia – The combination of growing regional greenway trails and having a whole load of fun has become something of a tradition for communities throughout the Shuswap each winter. Now into its eighth anniversary, the annual Shuswap Trail Alliance fundraiser dance and silent auction kicks into gear with tickets going on sale this week just in time for Christmas stockings.
Shuswap TrailRider project takes another roll forward
Tuesday, December 3, 2013News Release December 03, 2013 The Shuswap TrailRider project takes another roll forward The Shuswap, British Columbia – The Shuswap TrailRider program just took a huge step – or roll – forward thanks to a $7400 grant from the Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union’s community sponsorship program. The grant combined with a grant from the Shuswap Community Foundation announced earlier this fall, has allowed local TrailRider champion, Debra MacDonald, and the Shuswap Trail Alliance to purchase the second TrailRider.
Shuswap Trail Alliance partners named BC Parks volunteer group of the year
Sunday, August 25, 2013The Shuswap, British Columbia – Cooperation and good work does get noticed. In a recent letter to the Shuswap Trail Alliance, Provincial Minister of Environment, the Honorable Mary Polak, has recognized individuals and partner organizations who have been working together to support BC Parks throughout the Shuswap region. “It is with great pleasure,” writes Minister Polak to the Shuswap Trail Alliance membership, “that you have been selected as BC Parks’ Volunteer Group of the Year! The incredible amount of time and energy you have invested in parks in the Shuswap and North Okanagan over the past seven years shows your remarkable commitment to BC Parks.
Noted Secwepemc storyteller to join this yearâ€™s Routes & Blues interpretive trail walks
Sunday, July 28, 2013The Shuswap, British Columbia – Its hot-off-the-press: noted Secwepemc storyteller, Kenthen Thomas, will join this year’s Routes and Blues interpretive hikes as trail-storyteller-in-residence, starting with the Yard Creek walk this coming Friday. The interpretive hiking series – part of this year’s Roots and Blues Outreach Project – is made possible thanks in part to a grant through the BC Parks Enhancement Fund.
The TrailRiders are coming to the Shuswap
Friday, July 19, 2013The Shuswap, British Columbia – The campaign to bring three TrailRiders (the one wheeled piece of adaptable equipment with a seat for a disabled person to sit on and bars on the front and back for Sherpa’s to propel forward on trails) has just taken a big step forward, thanks to a grant from the Province. “We’ve just received our first major campaign partner grant,” says Debra MacDonald, who has spearheaded the effort to make TrailRiders available to people throughout the Shuswap.