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Culture needs raised Concerns raised about delays in getting new museum and library buildings by John Arendt Members of Summerland’s arts and cultural

community are concerned their needs will not be met under the proposed Wharton Street development. The development is to include a mix of residential units, commercial space and space for arts and cultural facilities, including spaces for the

library and the museum. In April, the Community Cultural Development Committee sent a letter to council outlining concerns about the proposed development. The letter urged council to consider leasing the land to the developer or, failing that option, to sell

the land in a sequential manner. Concerns were also raised about the effect on the economic, social and cultural sustainability of the community, the timeline for the project, the costs, the transparency of the project and the reduction in community green

spaces. Under the proposal, the first phase of the development would have residential units and commercial development. The library and the museum would not be built until the second phase. See PRESENT Page 3

An evening of sketch comedy Summerland Secondary School drama students will present comedy sketches this evening.

Page 19 Buffer zones Two councillors believe the present buffer zone requirements on agricultural land do not make sense in Summerland.

Page 7 Donation given The Summerland Rodeo Grounds Equine Development Committee has received a generous donation.

Page 11 Arts courses The Summer Arts Program will offer plenty of activities for children this summer.

Page 10 Remembering Long-time residents are urged to share their memories of Summerland’s earlier years for a special historical project.

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Junior musical theatre students at Summerland School of Dance presented Firework, one of the numbers during Dancin’ 2012, Summerland School of Dance’s Glee Project. The dance show was at Centre Stage Theatre on the weekend. Junior musical theatre students were Eva Braam, Annika Carlson, McKenna Carlson, Sophia Ferlizza, Emily Goodall, Charli Hoyer, Zairia Jenkins, Mikayla Joynt, Lauren Keilty, Julia Nixon, Emma Redding-Noël, Kiara Sandrelli, Emily Walton and Haley Wiens.

Sani-dump station stays shut by John Arendt Summerland will not operate a sani-dump station for recreation vehicle operators to dump their sewage. In previous years, a dump site had been in place at Peach Orchard Beach and later at a pullout area along Highway 97 near Trout Creek. The dump station was shut down suddenly near the end of last summer as

it had put the municipal sewage system at risk. “The location coupled with heavy usage by through tourists and illegal dumping have caused considerable problems in the plant,” said Devon van der Meulen, deputy director of engineering and public works for the municipality. The deodorizers and other chemicals used to treat the wastes in the tank jeopardize the sewer

system, he said. He added that Summerland is too small to handle the volume of waste being dumped at the station. “Other municipalities who do have sani-dumps generally have sewage volumes multiple times what we see in Summerland and are therefore able to handle emulsifiers and other unwanted chemicals illegally dumped through the

sheer volume of sewage with which it is diluted,” he said. Mayor Janice Perrino said the latest location for the dump station, at the Trout Creek pullout, was convenient and as a result, travelers passing through the area would stop to use it. The cost of the system, at between $25,000 and $100,000, was too expensive for the municipality, she said.

“It is our taxpayers who would have to pay the extra money to make it happen,” she said. “To ask our taxpayers to fund the entire cost of this is unreasonable.” The nearest sani-dump site is in Penticton, at the Canadian Tire facility. Perrino said the store is able to cope with the dumping of wastes and the Penticton sewer system can manage the volume.


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Present cultural spaces too small Continued from Page 1

“Considering the lack of success of two neighbouring condo developments to sell their space and the empty commercial and professional space in a timely manner, there

is a strong likelihood that Phase 2 will take some time to start,” the letter said. Others involved with arts and culture are also concerned about the potential for delays.

POLICE REPORT House entered On May 22 at 2 p.m., a man entered a house on McClure Place. The woman at the home was able to scare off the intruder, who left in a white four-door sedan with a black car bra. Police say the man had propositioned the woman for sex. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Summerland RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Boat crashes On May 26, a Pollock Terrace resident had parked a 2011 Sea Ray boat and was driving away when the boat detached from the driveway, went down the road and crashed into a parked 2005 Dodge Dakota pickup truck. The boat, truck and a metal railing were damaged. Damages are estimated at $15,000 to $20,000. Police urge people to ensure all safety apparatuses are in place when securing boats and trailers.

Furniture taken On May 27, police were called when patio furniture was taken from a home in the 11000 block of Dunsdon Crescent. Two grey wicker chairs, a grey wicker table and a tray of assorted flowers were stolen.

Bicycle stolen On May 27, police were called after a bicycle was stolen from a home on May Street. The bicycle is a blue beach cruiser.

“Our concerns relate to the timeline,” said Terry Green, a member of the Summerland Museum and Heritage Society. “If Phase 1 doesn’t go as well as the developers think, it could be a long time before the museum is done.” The present museum building, which opened

Buffer zone requirement questioned Members of municipal council wonder why a large buffer zone requirement is in place for agricultural buildings. On Monday, council approved a development variance permit to reduce the interior side yard setback at 5214 Monro Ave. from 30 metres to six metres. The variance was granted to allow a farm storage building. Coun. Lloyd Christopherson said the initial 30-metre regulation, set out by the Agricultural Land


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an area of 316 square metres, or 48 per cent of the size needed to adequately serve Summerland’s present population. Since 2003, the Okanagan Regional Library board has been working to find a new location for the library. Peter Hay, a member of the Friends of the Summerland Library Society, said the limited space is adding stress to the library staff. “It’s not just the physical space of the library; it’s what it’s doing to the librarians,” he said. “It’s

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becoming a critical issue.” He said the lower level of the library now accommodates numerous arts and cultural groups at a low rental rate. He wonders if the arts groups would be able to afford to rent meeting space in the new facility. Susan Gibbs of the Summerland Arts Council said the lower level of the library is being used for some of the arts groups in the community as well as some of the classes offered during the Summer Arts Program.

The present space is near the Summerland Community Arts Centre on Main Street, which helps to keep arts and cultural spaces in close proximity to each other. Margaret Holler of the Community Cultural Development Committee said it is important for Summerland to have adequate space for its arts and cultural institutions and groups. “Arts is an economic driver,” she said, “but we need the infrastructure that supports it.”

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Cultural spaces Anyone who has spent time in the Summerland Library or the Summerland Museum will know both places are badly crowded and in desperate need of expansion. The library is less than half the size required to serve the present population of Summerland and the museum is also about half the size it needs to adequately display its artifacts. The proposed Wharton Street development would include space for a larger library and museum, but not until the second phase of the project. The first phase of the project will have residential and commercial spaces. As a development plan, this makes sense, but for the museum and library, the result is another delay. When the Wharton Street development proposal was first discussed several years ago, it was touted as a way to provide a new home for the museum and library. The present museum and library are around 30 years old. Since they were created, Summerland’s population has grown considerably. Crowding at both facilities has been a problem for many years. The board of the Okanagan Regional Library has been looking for a larger space in Summerland since 2003. Members of the Summerland Museum and Heritage Society have also discussed their own needs for increased space. It is important to provide new spaces for both facilities, not just big enough to meet Summerland’s present needs but to accommodate future growth as well. Without planning for growth, it is likely the new facilities will soon face the same issues of crowding and lack of space in just a few years. The wait has been going on too long and once we replace these two facilities, we do not wish to revisit the matter for several decades.

The Summerland Community Arts Council will offer its Summer Arts Program for children once again this summer. The program introduces children to a variety of arts activities, from painting and drawing to crafts, drama, music and more. Some who have participated in the program in the past have gone on to create some impressive artwork afterward.

Scenes from the farm trenches VICTORIA – With ongoing pipeline and oil tanker skirmishes, and a hot summer for mining and logging still to come, the green war in B.C. shows no signs of slowing down. Things are already hot in the Fraser Valley, where the federal government’s change to the definition of fish habitat has opened a new front on the farms. Farmers briefly got into the public discussion by hauling a couple of cute calves into downtown Tom Fletcher Vancouver and staging a television-friendly demo in front of the federal fisheries office. They have been saying for decades that imposing salmon stream regulations on drainage ditches around their fields is impractical. Fraser Valley Conservative MPs Randy Kamp and Mark Strahl even had the nerve to meet with local mayors to hear their concerns about B.C.’s most productive farmland, without inviting self-appointed “activists.” Arrayed against them is an environmental lobby whose deep green wing was defined by Marvin Rosenau, a former provincial biologist who now teaches “fish, wildlife and recreation technology” at BCIT. “Mark Strahl is leading the charge of eco-fascists intent on making the last dime off the backs of the last remnants of an absolutely spectacular ecosystem,” Rosenau told the Chilliwack Progress. “A mas-

sive and productive floodplain of fish and aquatic values … has been drained, ditched, tiled and laser-leveled for agricultural profit.” The same could be said for the broad fields of Richmond and Pitt Polder farms north of the Fraser, a wetland diked and drained by Dutch settlers after World War II. Farms are “industrializing the landscape,” said Rosenau, who stopped short of calling for them all to be shut down. At the provincial level we have a new Animal Health Act,

selves can say all they want, once infections are confirmed and quarantines established. McRae and Paul Kitching, B.C.’s chief veterinarian, pleaded for the public to understand that any farm reporting system must rely on voluntary compliance by farmers. When the B.C. government took the advice of B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham and began releasing fish farm inspection data in 2010, the operators stopped providing samples

Things are already hot in the Fraser Valley, where the federal government’s change to the definition of fish habitat has opened a new front on the farms. which threatens heavy fines or even jail time for prematurely leaking reports of serious animal disease outbreaks. This was also portrayed as a jackbooted sellout of the public’s right to know, putting the business interests of land and ocean farms ahead of public safety. Here’s what’s really happening. As is generally the case with meat inspection and livestock issues, the federal government is imposing rules on provinces in the wake of avian flu and “mad cow” outbreaks. Canadian beef was banned in 30 countries after a single infected cow was identified in Alberta in 2003. B.C. Agriculture Minister Don McRae assures me this legislation will not result in reporters or environmental activists being thrown in jail for telling the public about sick animals. They and the farmers them-

voluntarily. Imposing inspections on land farms across B.C.’s vast area is even less practical. Former Alberta premier Ralph Klein famously observed that the next rancher to find a possible mad cow should have “shot, shoveled and shut up” rather than file a report and devastate the industry. Denham, the NDP and others appear to operate under an assumption that there should be sufficient government resources to sample and inspect every farm across B.C. for reportable contagious illnesses. This is similar to the fashionable notion that we should have enough park rangers to guard every cedar tree. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews. com.

culls Summerland’s sani-dump facility has been closed and will not reopen this year. The closure means visitors with large trailers or motorhomes must go to Penticton in order to dump their sewage. While this has a potential effect on Summerland tourist traffic, the sani-dump station has also caused problems with Summerland’s sewage system. The solution is an attempt to make the best of a bad situation. If someone wishes to open a private sani-dump location, we would encourage such a concept.

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Riding for Survivorship The Summerland Alliance Church held its annual Ride for Survivorship on Saturday. A total of 16 motorcycle riders from Summerland and beyond participated. The event raised $700. Survivorship is a dragon boat team made up of breast cancer survivors.

Sani-dump site needed locally Dear Editor: Summerland has a municipal campsite on Peach Orchard Road without any sewer hook-ups. Where are these campers going to dump their waste? Drive all the way to Penticton? Not a great way to attract tourists to Summerland.

There is also free RV parking next to the badminton building on Prairie Valley Road. Where are they going to dump their waste? There is a great forestry campsite on the SummerlandPrinceton Road not too far out of town. Where are they going to dump their

waste? Soon you will have people dumping their waste in some ditch somewhere or maybe in the creek running through the campsite. Why don’t you hire a couple of students or seniors for the summer months (May to October) to monitor the sani-

dump and charge dumpers a fee of $5 which would pay for the employees and secure the site so you don’t have illegal dumping. Even if you only opened it daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. when most people are travelling, it would be better than nothing.

If it’s the site that isn’t any good, then open one in town. You have the Chamber of Commerce, the land behind Petro Canada, the land beside the badminton building, etc. I am sure if you put your thinking caps on you could come up with a location that might even draw

tourists into town. I would think that part of attracting tourists into town would be supplying services, not sending them to Canadian Tire in Penticton so they can dump and shop there. And it’s not just the tourists who need a sani-dump. You actually might

have Summerland citizens who need to dump their RV waste. If we can go to Penticton to dump then the RCMP could have come from Penticton to Summerland instead of spending huge money on a new RCMP building. Alice Steenbergen Summerland

National park Firefighters got warm welcome study now out Dear Editor: After hundreds of meetings of citizens of the OkanaganSimilkameen area, the group responsible for putting together a report on the establishment of a National Park Reserve has finally released its study. The report gives approval for such a park. It is now up to the regional, provincial and federal bureaucrats to listen to the citizens that helped put together this study and advocate for the residents of

our district and make sure the recommendations are followed. We have the support of business persons, chambers and ranchers as well as environmentalists to save one of the richest biodiversified parts of Canada for present and future generations. The Liberal Government of B.C. has promised that it would follow the decision of the study makers. Let’s see if they keep their word. Frank Martens Summerland

Dear Editor: We were all welcomed in Toronto unexpectedly on the eve of the Dragons’ Den taping by the deputy fire chief and his members for a surprise tour of the city harbour on the Toronto Fire Department fire boat. The view of the city from the water and the CN Tower, lit up with glorious blue lights to commemorate the many fallen police officers from across the country, touched us all and reminded us of the small community of emergency personnel we were so privileged

to be a part of. The very next day, we arrived early for our turn in front of the Dragons, and as luck would have it, we’re able to share a few moments in the seats of Don Cherry and Ron MacLean on the set of Hockey Night in Canada, a highlight for each of us and a memory we’ll hold dear forever. We were then escorted through the studio for the Dragons’ Den just prior to the taping of our RIT Cart presentation. Chairs sat empty on the stage before us, where the Dragons’ would eventually sit

to judge us and our invention. U n f o r t u n a t e l y, we can’t discuss the details of our presentation and the events that transpired; however, we can say we represented our town and fire department tremendously well, as we were so well received by the CBC and the members of the Toronto Fire Department. Our journey started in its early beginnings several years ago with a idea and a desire to succeed. We, however, did not get to the Dragons’ Den on our own. We want to espe-

cially thank our families and loved ones who encouraged and supported us when some felt we were chasing a dream. Thanks so much to Bob Webb, the Ohmenzetter family, Corporation of the District of Summerland, Summerland Firefighters Association, B & L Machine and Sandra Ried of Kangabags, along with the countless residents of Summerland who stopped us on the streets, the garden center, and fire department and wished us much success and pride in sharing in our achievement.

The journey is far from over. John Gove Billy Boerboom Duncan Dubé Chad Gartrell Summerland

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Dogs seen in parks and off leashes Dear Editor: I have lived in Summerland for almost two years and have some questions and concerns regarding the animal laws in town. I have seen the signs in the parks and school yards that say No Dogs, yet day after day I see pet owners disobeying the posted regulations. And I am wonder-

ing if there is a leash law. I have two large dogs who are always leashed when out in public, but there have been many times when I have come across people walking their dog unleashed. There is a law for picking up your dog’s feces and people are always complaining about not picking up the mess. And yet not one

person complains or makes a fuss for the unleashed dogs or dogs in school yards and parks. The other thing that really irks me is when we do come across dogs with no leashes. When you see another dog and it’s owner walking towards you, and you can plainly see that we are trying to avoid a confrontation,

why do you continue to walk towards us without a care in the world. A lot of these dogs are “ankle biters “ or “squawkboxes” (smaller dogs) as I call them. My dog is clearly larger than theirs, yet they let it come running and barking towards my dog, who takes it as a threat. And then they just stand there clueless as

if they don’t see what is happening or is about to happen, and do not even bother to restrain their dog. What if the dog tries to engage my dog in a fight and my dog defends itself, then the owners would be crying and complaining that their dog was hurt and somehow it would turn out to be my dog’s fault. I never let my dogs

wander freely outside of my fenced residence. I always try to avoid other dogs, even to the point of having to yell at the person to grab their dog. Not all dogs know each other and not all dogs like each other, so to avoid a confrontation you should always have your dog on a leash or restrained in your

yard so that it doesn’t wander into the street when others are walking their dogs who are leashed. Why invite a confrontation between two dogs by walking them unleashed? Even more so when the unleashed dog is the aggressor towards the person walking their leashed dog. E. A. Worobetz Summerland

Community comes through again Dear Editor: Once again our town of Summerland rose to the occasion and through the hard work, generosity

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Shakespeare Festival. I would like to thank Vickie Ohmenzetter, our president, for the encouragement to carry on, the Rotarians who served hundreds of hot dogs to our delegates, Diane Huva of Bongarde Media for the shirts, the Summerland Waterfront Resort Hotel for hosting workshop leaders and Herlinda Mills from the Credit Union who paid for the workshop leaders. Thanks also to the United Church, Julia Sardinha of the Harold Simpson Youth Centre and Dale Mac-

Donald at the Rec Centre for helping with facilities. I would also like to applaud Richa Thorpe of SMS for her work and inspiration. Whenever there was a difficulty she would say “no problem” and solve the myriad glitches of busing, timetables and lunches. Over 80 students from District 67 Middle Schools took part. The high school day was possible through the continued support of Donna Moroz from SSS, John Van Dyk from Kelowna Christian, Bill Laven from Pen High, Sandra Richardson and

Lori Grant from Maggie, and the student committee of Alexis Okabe, Jordon Reimer and Tia Mueller. Sixty-five students took part in the high school day. The final day took place in Vernon and was organized by Lana O’Brian of Seaton School. Five schools with 103 kids took part. Over half of our usual numbers got to experience a little taste of the Rotary Good Will Festival. Thanks to all who worked so diligently to keep the festival alive. Linda Beaven Coordinator Summerland

Dear Editor: Summerland has a rich history, one that it should be very proud of. It was a focal point, for hundreds of years, to our First Nation People. They had a well planned system of trails that were later used by the Fur Brigade and then for the Cariboo Gold Rush. About the turn of the last century, there

was an influx of hard working people, who built homes, packing houses, and planted orchards. Many of these people used the trails also. My grandparents, James Alexander and Mary Hannah Darke, along with my great grandmother Phoebe Darke, were amongst these early settlers. They were, all

three, charter members of the Summerland Baptist Church. I believe that James built the original church. I have never lived in Summerland, but fortunately, I have a dear aunt living there. She sends newspaper articles, pertaining to the Darke house, because she knows that I am interested.

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Tamblyn involved in community For 60 years, John Tamblyn was active in community projects, particularly those involving youth. Tamblyn, who died on Saturday at the age of 88, moved to

Summerland in 1952 with his wife Allie. While they had originally come for one year, they chose to remain in the community. He was a teacher

and later the principal of Summerland Secondary School. During his time in Summerland, he was an original member of the Summerland Kiwanis Club, a

municipal councillor, a member of the Penticton Tune Agers and active in the Summerland United Church. He also initiated the Read to Me Program to help elemen-

tary students improve their reading skills. His early experience as an army marching band instructor helped to prepare him to teach the school band and

start the first marching band in Summerland. During his years as an educator, many students and staff have commented on his positive influence in their lives. Tamblyn was also active in raising funds for many causes, particularly those involv-

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Thursday, May 31, 2012 Summerland Review

Recollections sought Long-time residents asked to share memories of earlier years Summerlanders who remember the town as it was in past years are urged to share their stories for a historical project next month. The Summerland Museum and Okanagan Archive Trust Society will hold A Window on Yesterday, an event to collect some of the older stories. Brian Wilson of Okanagan Archive Trust Society said previous work has been done in recording veterans’ stories.

He said the memories from Summerland will help to tell the community’s story. Wilson wold like to hear from those who have had any involvement in the development of Summerland and those related to industrial innovators. Volunteers will be available to record and copy the stories. Sharon Stone of the Summerland Museum said the stories will help the museum to show earlier life in Summerland. “It’s about what they remember about their own life in Summerland, the changes that have come and the things that have happened over the

years,” she said. She added that anyone with historic papers, archives, photographs or old diaries should bring them as well. The documents can be scanned and then returned to the owners. The event is supported by grants from the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan and the Agur family. A Window on Yesterday will be held on Saturday, June 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the IOOF Hall, 9536 Main St. The event will also have history displays, entertainment and history books and photos. Refreshments will be served.

COUNCIL REPORT The regular meeting of municipal council was held on May 28 in council chambers. The mayor and all councillors except Coun. Bruce Hallquist were present.

Resolutions Rear setback shortened Council granted a development variance permit for 10800 Giant’s Head Road to reduce the rear yard setback from 7.5 metres to five metres. The plan allows for a house on the property.

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For the third consecutive year the Kettle Valley Steam Railway and Agur Lake Camp Society partnered up to run the Agur Lake Camp train. The run raised more than $3,600 for Agur Lake Camp Society which is creating a wilderness camp for families with special needs. The 90-minute run on May 20 was full. It was pulled by a diesel engine because steam engine 3716 was off line for repairs. Passengers, instead of buying a ticket, were given a ticket and asked to make a donation to the camp.

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The relationship between nutrition and health is wellknown. In spite of the varying information on the impact of diet on cholesterol, the following foods are good to emphasize for anyone – high cholesterol or not! Oats. Barley. Beans. Eggplant/okra. Nuts. Vegetable oils. Apples, grapes, strawberries, citrus fruits. Soy. Fatty fish, such as salmon. And to avoid? Saturated and trans fats, both of which increase LDLs.

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You can use your diet to help manage hypertension (high blood pressure). Load up on fruits and vegetables. Increase dairy – but go for low fat. Look for magnesium: beans, nuts, spinach and tofu. Max out your fibre with oats, bran, nuts, seeds, dried fruits, lentils and barley. All of these foods are found in the famous DASH diet for controlling blood pressure. Visit their website for more information:


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Omega-3 fatty acids were in the top 5 dietary supplements last year due to expanding evidence of their benefit in cardiovascular disease. They’ve been shown to lower triglycerides (“bad” cholesterol), reduce vessel inflammation, make blood less “sticky” – meaning less clots and lower risk of stroke/heart attack – and increase HDLs (“good” cholesterol). The best natural source is fatty fish – one or two servings per week are sufficient.

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Some sodium is necessary in our diets, but most North Americans are consuming close to three times what their bodies need… and they are paying the price in high blood pressure. Many believe they are doing enough by not “adding” salt from the shaker, but sodium lurks in many processed/canned foods, restaurant meals, snacks, pickles, condiments, etc. Learn to read food labels and set a goal of 1,500 mg or less, per day.

There are so many ways to improve health and well-being in the daily dietary choices you make. Talk to our pharmacists for more tasty tips!

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Council granted a development permit to allow the construction of a single detached house at 11800 Giant’s Head Road. The house must meet the conditions noted in the environmental assessment.

Landfill contract awarded Implicit Holdings has been given the contract for the Summerland Sanitary Landfill scale facility and operational services. The amount of the contract is $94,828 a year, plus HST. The one-year contract can be renewed for an additional four years. Ben Perrino of Implicit Holdings has operated the landfill scale since 1990 and employs several other workers to manage the scale and operational services. Coun. Peter Waterman opposed the resolution. While he is pleased with the work Implicit Holdings has done at the landfill over the years, he said the contract should have been set out as a request for proposals. Mayor Janice Perrino was absent for the discussion and vote on this resolution.

Bylaw under review The subdivision and development servicing bylaw review and update consulting assignment was awarded to ISL Engineering nd Land Service. The amount of the contract is $43,590 plus HST.

Growth strategy terms received Council received the draft terms of reference to establish an updated urban growth strategy in the Official Community Plan. Staff will proceed to a request for proposal to hire a consultant and prepare an amendment to the urban growth strategy.

Policing contract approved Council approved the new Municipal Police Services Agreement with the province. The mayor and corporate officer will sign the contract on behalf of the municipality.

Insurance broker selected Council recommended AON Insurance be appointed the municpality’s insurance broker for a three-year term from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2015.

Fees to increase Recreation fees and charges will increase this fall. On Monday, council passed a resolution to increase fees beginning in September. The charges will be in place for a two-year period.

Bylaws Rezoning approved Council gave final reading to a byalw allowing rezoning at 5011 Towgood Pl. Coun. Peter Waterman opposed the resolution.

Sewer area amended Council adopted a bylaw to amend the sewer specified area to include 10903 Dale Meadows Rd.


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Thursday, May 31, 2012 Summerland Review

Summer art courses set for youth Children will be able to explore the arts this summer as the Summerland Community Arts Council is offering a variety of programs through its annual Summer Arts Program. The program runs from July 9 to Aug. 18 and includes a variety

of arts, crafts, music, drama and more. Alana Parker, coordinator of the program, said one of the new programs this year is World Harp Kids, which introduces children to harp music. The program, from July 23 to 27, is taught

by Caroline McKay. Through the Stage Door, a drama program, will run July 16 to 20 and 23 to 27. This program, taught by David Kopp and Linda Beaven, is split into sessions for those from six to eight years of age and those from nine to 12.

Rick Wiebe’s program, Fun With a Pocket Knife, has run in the past and will be back again this year. New instructors this year are McKay, Ashlie Atkinson and Doreen Bell. Atkinson will teach Broadway Bound, which covers music

from a Broadway musical. Bell will teach Clay Quest, a pottery class. For younger children, Messy and Marvellous is a program for those between three and five years of age. It introduces chil-

dren to art made from materials such as rubber balls, old T-shirts, paint, mud and more. Parker urges people to register their children early for this program because it tends to fill up quickly. Registration forms

can be picked up at the Summerland Community Arts Council, 9533 Main St. Forms may be mailed to the arts council at Box 1217, Summerland, V0H 1Z0 or e-mailed to admin@summerlandarts.

Sister city link gets stronger

Newel post art Barbara Younger, left, presents her newel post art piece to Bev Gneo, who bid on the piece. Earlier this spring, several Summerland artists made old newel post caps into creative artwork. The art creations were then offered through a silent auction.

Summerland Sister City Committee is expecting 2012 to be a busy year as it builds an even stronger relationship between Summerland and its Sister City Toyokoro, Japan. Next month the committee will begin advertising an adventure of a lifetime for a person who lives or has lived in Summerland. The Board of Education in Toyokoro would like to hire an assistant English teacher to help teach English in their schools. It will be a oneyear contract begin-

ning August 2013. More information regarding this position can be seen on the municipal website at This August we will be hosting 10 students and two adult chaperones from Toyokoro. They will be in Summerland Aug. 6 to 11. If you are interested in a cultural exchange for a few days and would like to host a student please e-mail darleneaforsdick@yahoo. com. September 2013 will be the next time a Summerland delegation will visit

Toyokoro. Plans are still under development but at the moment it looks as if there will be time for a few days in each of Kyoto and Tenri City (both are located in Nara, south of Tokyo) before visiting Toyokoro on the north island of Hokkaido. Kyoto is the country’s seventh largest city with a population of 1.4 million and is home to one quarter of Japan’s national treasures, countless shrines and temples and 17 sites recognized as World Heritage Sites. Tenri is much

smaller with a population of around 70,000. Both Tenri and Kyoto are rich in culture and beauty and dedicated to preserving some of Japan’s oldest traditions. Information on our Sister City, Toyokoro, can be seen on their website at toyokoro. jp or Summerland’s website. Spaces are filling up quickly. If you are interested and would like more information, please contact Lorrie at or Darlene at darleneaforsdick@yahoo. com.

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Donation commemorates two horses The Summerland Rodeo Grounds Equine Development Committee has received a $1,000 donation from Maryan Dennison from the sale of her horse trailer. Dennison’s donation is made in memory of her two horses, Baila d’Ora del sol and Captiwizion (Cappy). “Donating to this project is a great way to make a lasting tribute to our four-legged friends who have made our lives so much richer and given us such pleasure,” Dennison said. “I was also very pleased to see the recent improvements, in particular the new stabling, at the Rodeo Grounds and wanted to continue supporting the endeav-

ours of the committee.” Dennison’s gesture has motivated the committee to create a memorial board at the rodeo grounds. “There is an incredible bond between horse and human, and when we lose a horse that has had such an impact in our lives, we wanted to establish a memorial board where people can pay tribute to their horses forever,” said Gwen Shaw, a member of the committee. Those wish to purchase a plaque as a memorial to a past horse or any pet, as well as support the improvements of the Summerland Rodeo Grounds, are welcome to contact Gwen Shaw at 250-494-8198 or Laura Dean at 250494-0314 for further

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Thursday, May 31, 2012 Summerland Review

Making dining out just a little bit easier It is now easier than ever to make healthy choices when dining out with the recent launch of the Province of British Columbia’s Informed Dining program. Featuring more than 300 restaurant outlets in British Columbia, the program publishes nutritional information and allows diners to view the information in a format similar to that of a nutritional guide on products at the grocery store. All you have to do is look for the Informed Dining logo at participating restaurants. “British Columbians have made it clear they want information to help them make informed choices about what they and their families are eating,” says B.C. Minister of Health Mike de Jong. “With Informed Dining, we are partnering with B.C. restaurants to help make the healthy choice the easy choice.” Some of the participating restaurants include chains such as The Boathouse, De Dutch, A&W and Little Caesar’s, and stand-alone restaurants such as H.A.V.E. Cafe in Vancouver, Mountain Eagle Books in Smithers and Joseph’s Coffee House in Victoria. With people in British Columbia eating a meal in a restaurant approximately 10 per cent of the time, it’s never been more important to be able to source out healthy options. With the new program, calorie and sodium information is prominently highlighted for all regular menu items, while other nutrients, including carbohydrates and fat, are also noted. The program also gives advice on daily calorie and

British Columbians have made it clear they want information to help them make informed choices about what they and their families are eating,” says B.C. Minister of Health Michael de Jong. “With Informed Dining, we are partnering with B.C. restaurants to help make the healthy choice the easy choice.” sodium requirements. Excess weight can increase the risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and various cancers, so caloriecounting is an important part of a healthy diet. Eating too much sodium contributes to high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease and kidney disease, making sodium another important piece of the healthy eating puzzle. “Healthy eating is a critical element in living a long and healthy life and avoiding cardiovascular disease,” says Gavin Arthur, vice-president of research and health promotion for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. “The Informed Dining program takes a positive step forward in providing people with information they can use in making informed choices while dining out.” The program is voluntary, but the provincial government is

encouraging every restaurant to join the initiative and make such information available. “We want to be part of the solution in making healthy choices, easy choices in B.C.,” says Vice-President of the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association Mark von Schellwitz. “This program has the potential to help restaurant patrons become more conscious about what they are eating – it also shines a light on those establishments already providing menu nutrition content while encouraging other restaurants to follow suit.” The provincial government has been working on this program since 2010, and has given restaurants several options for disclosing nutrition information, including a menu insert, a poster or a brochure. “I am proud that we have about 300 outlets across the province signed up to participate in this important program,” says Ian Tostenson, CEO and president of the B.C. Restaurant and Foodservices Association. “I know that other business will continue to learn more about Informed Dining and sign up – this information is what our customers have been telling us they want, and it is our responsibility to provide it.” The initiative is part of the Healthy Families BC campaign, created by the Province to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent chronic disease. For more information, visit www. The website also features a contest with weekly draws and a grand prize to cook like a chef and learn from a dietitian.


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Summerland Review Thursday, May 31, 2012

What’s up SUMMERLAND and region Thursday Al-Anon offers help to families and friends of alcoholics. Summerland Serenity Group meets Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. in the United Church hall. Call 250-490-9272. Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers meet at the Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre on Thursday evenings. Beavers meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Cubs meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Scouts meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Venturers meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. For details call DeeDee at 250-404-0406. Euchre every second and fourth Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Seniors Dropin Centre, 9710 Brown St. If you are interested in a visit to Critteraid Farm in Summerland, please contact Joan at 250-494-4293 or e-mail info@critteraid. org. Visits can be arranged by appointment for Thursday afternoons. Come and learn about what an amazing group of volunteers Critteraid has and the outstanding community work that they do. Peach City Toastmasters meets Thursdays 12:05 to 1 p.m. Do butterflies attack your stomach whenever you’re asked to speak before a group? Join Toastmasters to improve your speaking abilities and leadership skills. Meeting every Thursday 12:05 to 1 p.m. in Penticton at the United Church on Main and Eckhardt, Room 202. Call 250-462-0422. Seniors’ coffee is held at the Seniors Drop-In Centre, 9710 Brown St., every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Coffee and raisin toast available. Summerland Lions Club meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Harold Simpson Youth Centre, 9111 Peach Orchard Rd. For more information call Gladys Schmidt at 250-4944933. The Summerland Arts Centre is the location every Thursday afternoon between 1 and 4 p.m. for the Traditional Rug Artists. Drop in and see how the rug hooking of your grandmother’s era is handled in a modern way. The Summerland Multiple Sclerosis Coffee Group meets the last Thursday of every month at Santorini’s Restaurant at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information call Sandy at 250-493-6564. TOPS BC #725 Summerland meets every Thursday in the lower level of the Seniors’ Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St. Weigh-in is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and is followed by a meeting. For more information call Louise at 778-516-3070.

Friday Bridge is every Friday at 1 p.m. at the Seniors’ Drop-In Centre, 9710 Brown St. Phone 250-494-8164. Cribbage is played every Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Seniors’ Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St. Summerland Pleasure Painters meet Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the basement level of the Summerland branch of Okanagan Regional Library. New members welcome.

Saturday Peach Blossom Chorus is bringing their fabulous a capella sound to the local community on June 2 where they will be boarding their musical cruise ship at the auditorium of the Shatford Centre on Main Street in Penticton at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for silent auction viewing. On



board for Harmony Ahoy! will be guest performers the Desert Airs, men’s chorus from Oliver and Osoyoos and Silly String Theory, a jazz combo from Pen High.Tickets at Hooked on Books, Skaha Sound, Curves in Summerland. Call 250-493-4391 for further information. Cribbage tournament at the Seniors Drop-In Centre is held monthly every fourth Saturday at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Summerland Legion Ladies Auxiliary members are serving breakfast the first Saturday of the month until summer at Summerland Legion Branch 22 on Rosedale Avenue. Proceeds go to the Summerland Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

Sunday Vintage Car Club, South Okanagan Chapter, meets the last Sunday of every month at 2 p.m. in the Youth Centre on Peach Orchard Road. Anyone who owns or is interested in vintage cars (25 years or older) is invited to attend. For more information phone 250-494-5473.

Monday Dabber Bingo is at the Senior Dropin Centre, 9710 Brown St., every Monday at 1:30 p.m. 16 regular games, Lucky 7, Odd/Even, Bonanza. Everyone is welcome. License #832873. Men — Love to Sing? Okanagan Christian Men’s Choir. Non-denominational choir invites you to join us, have fun, sing unto the Lord and enjoy the fellowship of other singers. Mondays 7 to 9 p.m. at Summerland Baptist Church, Fireside Room. Contact Hans 250-494-7127. The South Okanagan Orchid Society meets the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at Okanagan College in Penticton. The group meets September to June. For more information, contact Joan at 250-494-4293.



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Shatford Centre, 760 Main St., Penticton. Call 250-494-0815 or 250-492-3032. Summerland Caregiver Support Group meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Summerland Health Centre. For more information, call Cindy at 250-404-8072. Summerland Farmers’ Market in Memorial Park every Tuesday until October, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information call Paul at 250-494-0540. Whist is played on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the Seniors’ Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St. Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday Mom’s Morning Out meets Wednesdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the United Church on Henry Avenue. Religious education for kindergarten to Grade 7 children every Wednesday evening 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Holy Child Catholic Church. Call 250-494-3110 with questions. Summerland Air Cadets parade Wednesday nights, 1815-2130 hours at Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre, 9111 Peach Orchard Rd. All youth aged 12 to 18 welcome. For more information call Air Cadet office at 250-494-7988. Summerland ATV Club meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Summerland Library lower level. The club promotes responsible ridership including registration, insurance, safety certification and scheduled pleasure rides. Membership includes orchardists, farmers, ranchers and fun seekers of all ages including those with disabilities.

Upcoming On Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week, Recope Society of Summerland


Tuesday If you love animals then the Critteraid Education Program will be perfect for you. Come pet and groom cuddly cats from 2 to 4 p.m. every Tuesday at the Summerland Asset Development Initiative, 9117 Prairie Valley Road. Kiwanis Club of Summerland meeting times are the first and third Tuesdays of each month from noon to 1 p.m. NeighbourLink’s Lunch Social is held the second Tuesday of every month at the Seniors’ Drop-In Centre, 9710 Brown St. Everyone is welcome. Should you require transportation, please phone 250-404-4673 at least 24 hours in advance. Penticton Concert Band practices Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. New members welcome. Intermediate to advanced players. Call Gerald at 250-809-2087. Quest Society of Summerland meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the meeting room at 9700 Brown St. (Parkdale Place). For more information phone 250-494-9066 or 250494-9106 or visit questsociety. South Okanagan Genealogical Society is open on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Penticton Library Museum building. Contact Nola Reid at 250492-0751 for more details. Step out. Have fun. Come sing. Peach Blossom Chorus meets Tuesday evenings at the

offers medically supervised water therapy and land exercise programs helpful to clients with various medical conditions, such as joint replacements, stroke, back problems, arthritis, to name just a few. A medical referral is required – speak to your doctor. Call Maureen at 250-494-9006 for more details. SADI Drop-In Program Monday to Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. for students in Grades 6 to 12. Come out and play pool, ping pong or chill out and chat. Seniors’ volleyball at the Youth Centre beginning at 10 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. For additional information call Jane or Frank at 250-494-4666. Summerland Art Club’s annual show and sale, celebrating the club’s 60th anniversary, will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the lower floor of the Summerland Library on Wharton Street. More than 20 painters will be presenting new, original works in watercolour, acrylics, oil, pastels and pencil. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Meet the artists on Sunday at 3 p.m. The Summerland Horseshoe Club is looking for new members. Practices are held in Memorial Park on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. Call Laura Williams at 250-494-3094. Visit the 102-year-old stone church, St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, by appointment starting now and available for your summer visitors. Call Doiran at 250-494-5891 or Linda at 250-4948722. Would you like to volunteer as a literacy tutor? For more information, call Danielle Robinson, Penticton Tutor Coordinator, Okanagan College, 250-492-4305 ext. 3244

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On Sunday, June 3, there will be NO service at Summerland Baptist Church. We will be joining with other Summerland churches for Action Fest’s Service in Memorial Park at 10:00 am. SBC Kids will not take place that morning.



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Excess noise causes hearing loss The Quest Society of Summerland has some more hearing loss facts and tips on how to help a hearing impaired person hear you. Approximately 10 per cent of the general population, 20 per cent of those over 65 and 40 per cent of those over 75 (including 80 per cent of nursing home residents) have a significant hearing problem. Hearing loss can be caused by genetic factors, illness and even ototoxic drugs. But now one of the

biggest concerns is the rapid increase of noise-induced hearing loss. There are two main reasons for the increasing number of people with hearing loss. The overall level of noise has risen hugely all over the world. For example, tests reveal that more than half of all iPod players on the market can play music at a volume of more than 89 decibels. That’s the noise level made by a passing car. Anyone who listens to music at this volume over a

long period will suffer hearing damage. Second, we are living longer, leading to age-related hearing loss. People with hearing loss cut down on their social activities, may become less stable emotionally and may have difficulty concentrating. Mild hearing loss is defined as a hearing loss of around 26 to 45 decibels. The effects are felt as if someone is not close

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tions and degree of social interaction. You can help a hearing impaired person hear you.

People with hearing loss cut down on their social activities, may become less stable emotionally and may have difficulty concentrating. what is being said. Weak voices will be difficult to understand. All this affects your interpersonal rela-

❏ Speak normally, naturally, slowly and distinctly. Do not shout or mumble. ❏ Avoid unnecessary noise.

❏ Do not talk while eating. ❏ Have the person get your attention before speaking. ❏ Do not talk too fast. ❏ A distance of one to two metres from a hearing impaired person is very helpful. ❏ If the person still has difficulty understanding, find a different way of saying the same thing rather than repeating the original words over and over.

❏ Words with a lot of high-frequency such as “th” or “sh” are difficult to understand. For example, instead of saying the time as “three-thirty,” say “half past three.” ❏ Remember your eyes, expressions and gestures are important in communicating too. ❏ Remember as well that at times hearing impaired people don’t hear as well or understand as easily when tired or ill.

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when speaking or the background environment is noisy. You many not be able to understand

(She also lets me know when I need to do a little work at the Peach Orchard Cemetery). I was very pleased to read, a few years ago, that the Darke House was recognized as a heritage building.

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She told me, this spring, that it might be demolished to make way for a “round about” and a “pressure reducing plant!” I was able to attend a meeting and put forth a few suggestions. I could see that

the intersection has become very busy (not like it was when I was a child and a car went by perhaps every half hour). But why a “round about?” They are so large, even though they are currently very popular ... the popularity


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has come and gone before. (See Westworld Summer 2012 p. 51). Why not a simple traffic light? If the house has to be moved, why not include it near the Kettle Valley Railway Station? It could be incorporated, and open to the public, developing something profitable like Calgary’s Heritage Park. Or, perhaps, closer yet, to a spot near the museum.

It could be used for an office, a coffee shop (I can almost smell the bread or cinnamon buns that my grandmother made), a gift shop, or maybe a quilt shop in memory of my grandmother’s prizewinning quilts. It seems to me, that the options are endless. It is of my opinion, that you do not demolish a heritage building. Marjorie Alfawicki Vernon


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Many have helped build Action Fest As I’m writing this column, especially the week before Action Festival and as I look at my office which looks like a war zone, I can’t help but think of all the people I’ve met over the years through this amazing community event. From some of the originals like Ellen Lloyd, Jim Ricciuti and Doug Thring to people like Pat Bell, Pat Lindsay, Elizabeth Haverkamp, Doug Hardman and Kim Roberge. (Please note I know there are many others but will save those for another time.) I also remember

being involved with the original Action Festival when Bob Vincent started the first ever slo-pitch tournament. That tournament continues today with over 72 teams and is considered by many as the top recreational tournament in the province thanks to Al and Diane Mann who have been overseeing the tournament for almost 20 years. (Many people don’t realize the profits from the tournament go to KidSport Summerland to help local youth enroll in sports.) While I am name dropping I have to mention two amaz-

ing volunteers who do work behind the scenes and are a major benefit to the community. They both look like they are from the World Wrestling Federation but are great dads and have become good friends. Stacey Nodge has been overseeing the construction of the new playground at Dale Meadows and looking forward to his kids, Michael and Hailey, being able to use the equipment.


Dale MacDonald Jason Mathers has been overseeing the beverage garden during Action Festival and is the proud new

father of daughter Alea and sister Zoie. In a future column I will elaborate on the work of the Rotary Club, Kinsmen Club and Astral Media Children’s Charity with the new playground. Action Festival does have something for everybody whether it is slo-pitch, entertainment in the park, a parade, vendors, beverage garden and of the course the famous barn dance in the Summerland Arena.

Youth cycling competition scheduled Penticton and Summerland will hold the Hayman Classic cycling stage race Aug 31 to Sept. 2. The competition is the final stop of the Axel Merckx Foundation Youth Development Series. The event, for cyclists between 11 and 18, will bring up to 200 competitors. It will include an individual time trial, criterium and a hilly road competition. Riders will have a chance to learn from cycling experts, including national team coach Richard Wooles.

Merckx will attend scheduled seminars and lectures. Bike racing experience is not required as the event is designed to provide a positive introduction to racing. Riders should have a road bike, helmet and appropriate clothing. The events will be held on Fish Lake Road in Faulder, in downtown Penticton and on Middle Bench Road near Uplands School. Information on the event is available at www.haymanclassic. com.

Sports results If your team has played recently, make sure the Summerland Review — and by extension the whole community — knows the score. Please send your sports results to sports@, fax them to 250-4945453 or drop them off at 13226 Victoria Rd. N. by noon on Monday.

Also you still have time to register for the Man of Steel Triathlon or Giant’s Head Run. I will see you there! Dale MacDonald has been Summer-

land’s Director of Parks and Recreation for the last 22 years and in his sporting past has won provincial championships in four different sports.

SCOREBOARD Tennis Lakeshore Racquets Club Summerland Singles Tennis Tournament Results: May 25 to 27 Ladies’ Final: Dalvanir McLean (Nelson) def. Dawn Richards (Summerland) 3-6 6-2 6-3 Ladies’ Semi-finals: Dalvanir McLean (Nelson) def. Linda Elia (Summerland) 6-3 6-2; Dawn Richards (Summerland) def. Karen Gallagher (Summerland) 6-1 6-2 Ladies’ Consolation Final: Sally Shamai def. Marnie Perrier 7-6 6-3 Men’s ‘A’ Final: West Martin (Castlegar) def. Bob Langford (Salmon Arm) 4-6 7-5 6-2 Men’s ‘A’ Semi-finals: West Martin (Castlegar) def. Boti Pilbart (Penticton) 6-1 7-6; Bob Langford (Salmon Arm) def. Tom Budd (Kelowna) 6-0 6-2 Men’s ‘A’ Consolation Final: Andre Magnusson (Oliver) def. Joe Groves (Kelowna) 6-2 5-7 6-4 Men’s ‘B’ Final: Matt Turner (Kelowna) def. Lyndon Shipowick (Penticton) 6-0 7-6 Men’s ‘B’ Semi-finals: Matt Turner (Kelowna) def. Steven March (Kelowna) 6-1 6-3; Lyndon Shipowick (Penticton) def. Jean Motard (Penticton) 6-1 6-1 Men’s ‘B’ Consolation Final: Kevin Brerar (Penticton) def. Matt Meulendyk (Revelstoke) 6-4 6-1 Organizers thank Perseus Winery for its support of the tournament.


Stepping down from coaching Summerland bobsleigh athlete Justin Kripps, left, bids farewell to Pierre Lueders who is retiring as the national bobsleigh team development coach. In 2007, Kripps’ second year in bobsleigh, Lueders invited him to be the brakeman on the Canada 1 team. The two have shared World Cup medals since that time and earned fifth place in the 2010 Olympics. Lueders then retired from competing, recommended Kripps try driving and coached him up to the World Cup level in two seasons.

Summerland Golf and Country Club Ladies Club Results: May 22 The Summerland Golf and Country Ladies Club competed using the Stableford method of scoring. The winners were first flight, first Margo Humphreys and second Lil Smith; second flight, first Pat Stohl and second Pat Gartrell; third flight, first Julie Macaulay and second Norma Chambers Sumac Ridge Golf Club Senior Men Results: May 16 Les Allen, 40, 9-31, low net; Gerry Bryant, 6; Clifford Ingram, 45, 10-35; Dan Kelly, 9; Luther Krepstekies, 38, 10-28, low gross; Bob Smyth, 40, 9-31, low net; Bob Webb, 9; Maurice Wood, 7; Art Zilke, 47, 12-35. Sumac Ridge Golf Club Senior Men Results: May 23 Les Allen, 41-9-32; Gerry Bryant, 6; Clifford Ingram, 37-10-27, low gross, long putt; Dan Kelly, 9; Luther Krepstekies, 10; Bob Smyth, 38-9-29; Bob Webb, 9; Maurice Wood, 7; Art Zilke, 40-12-28, low net; KP.

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A Dog’s Plea by Beth Norman Harris Treat me kindly, my beloved friend, for no heart in all the world is more grateful for kindness than the loving heart of me. Do not break my spirit with a stick, for though I might lick your hand between blows, your patience and understanding will more quickly teach me the things you would have me learn. Speak to me often, for your voice is the world’s sweetest music, as you must know by the fierce wagging of my tail when the sound of your footstep falls upon my waiting ear. Please take me inside when it is cold and wet, for I am a domesticated animal, no longer accustomed to bitter elements. I ask no greater glory than the privilege of sitting at your feet beside the hearth. Keep my pan filled with fresh water, for I cannot tell you when I suffer thirst. Feed me clean food that I might stay well, to romp and play and do your bidding, to walk by your side and stand ready, willing and able to protect you with my life, should your life be in danger. And, my friend, when I am very old, and I no longer enjoy good health, hearing and sight, do not make heroic efforts to keep me going. I am not having any fun. Please see that my trusting life is taken gently. I shall leave this Earth knowing with the last breath I draw that my fate was always safest in your hands.

Lorri lost her battle with cancer on May 16th at the age of 47 years old, Lovingly remembered by her two daughters Sarah Wilde and Gina (Kelly) Wilde and grandson Damien Wilde. Also her Mom & Dad, Don & Roxy Baker, niece Lorynne (Brian) Fasse, nephew Michael Badyk, predeceased by her sister Sherry Badyk. She will also be missed by her many aunts & uncles, cousins and many many friends from the East coast to Vancouver island. A celebration of Lorri’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the cancer society or a charity of your choice.

John Price Tamblyn passed away peacefully on May 27, 2012 at the age of 88 years. He is survived by his children; Mark (Marilyn) of Summerland, Bob (Marguerite) of Peachland and Gary (Johanne) of Westbank, grandchildren; Kent, Wade, Laura, Ryan, Matthew, Jason, Melissa, great grandchildren; Madison, Tyler and Mia. He was predeceased by his wife Allie and his daughter Janet. John loved life, people and the community. John has had a positive influence that will be missed by so many people in Summerland. He passed peacefully knowing that he had the love and respect from his community and his family. John touched many lives and there will be a celebration of his life at Summerland United Church on June 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm.

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COIN Collector looking to buy Collections, Accumulations, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins. Bulk Silver coins, bills etc. Call Chad 250-499-0251 (Local)

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1976 30ft cabin cruiser with a 185 merc Full galley (fridge, stove, sink, furnace, toilet) Fold down table for a queen sized bed Fold up bunk beds VHF radio Hull is sound, galley is dated. Low draft 200 hrs on new engine A great boat that needs some TLC. $12,000.00 invested, will take offers starting at $9000 Call 250-362-7681 or email for more information

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family complex. New kitchen,

LOCATION • VALUE • QUALITY OF LIFE Fantastic location close to all amenities. Move-in condition. Nothing to do except enjoy to the fullest in the Okanagan. $159,000

flooring, doors & windows, bathroom & light fixtures. Shows Wonderful. OFFERED AT MOTIVATED PRICE. $179,000

THE HOME YOU HAVE BEEN DREAMING OF Quiet peaceful neighbourhood. Spacious enough for a large family, income potential. Gorgeous views and beautifully renovated. $674,900



This home is move in ready, has a great floor plan but could be dynamic. It offers 4+ bedrooms, 2 full baths & a great neighbourhood. Call today.. $374,900

An affordable investment property with loads of potential. .24 of an acre, 3 bedrooms & 2 baths. Many upgrades already done. Call for details. $299,900

On a fantastic lot with a fantastic view at a fantastic price. $116,900

Over 2,800 sq. ft. of gorgeous living. Enjoy a fantastic floorplan with a level entry rancher with full finished basement. Bonus room is partially suited plus great views. Value priced at $430,000

A place to call home. Enjoy a warm comfortable décor in this lovely updated 2 bedroom, 1½ bath townhome in downtown Summerland. Great his and hers spaces. $177,900

Ground floor2 bdrm suite in Allen Place Summerland. Great living space & convenient location. $154,900

Real Estate Appraisals E.W. (Wayne) SUNDBO, CRA 250-494-5353

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Build your dream home in an energy efficient environment. Enjoy mountain & valley views. Close to all amenities. $115,000

FAMILY OR RETIREMENT HOME An affordable level entry rancher with walk-out basement. Low utility costs. Lots of space. Wheelchair accessible. $399,900


La Caseta is in a great location for enjoying your retirement years. It offers a quiet friendly community and low strata fees. There is approximately 1200 sq. ft. plus full unfinished basement at only $274,900

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Misc. Wanted Wanted - Lapidary equipment. Saws, grinders, rock tumbler. Phone 250-494-7288



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Sketch comedy tonight Acting 11 students will perform in Summerland Secondary Live: An Evening of Sketch Comedy. Students pictured are Adrianna McMillen, Amanda West, Alyssa Hollis, Michelle Migneault, Karina Houston and Emily Schatz.


Sketch comedy night set The Summerland Secondary Acting 11 class is putting on an evening of Sketch Comedy at Centre Stage Theatre on May 31 at 7 p.m. Admission is by donation.

Action Festival There are three days of free live entertainment in Memorial Park this weekend as the community celebrates the 30th annual Action Festival. Fireworks are Friday night at 10:20 p.m. and, of course, the annual Action Festival Parade is Saturday at 10 a.m. The Summerland Community Art Council will have a booth in Memorial Park on Saturday, June 2. Drop by and find out more about the Summer Art Program. And for the kids there will be lots of fun and free activities. There will be lots of great musical acts performing in the Memorial Park Bandshell on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

holding an art show on Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the lower floor of the Summerland Library. This show will feature watercolour, acrylics, oil, pastels and pencil works by more than 20 painters. Complimentary refreshments will be served and admission is free. Meet the artists on Sunday at 3 p.m. Chance Operations, an exhibition of collaborative drawings, prints and collages created in tandem by Rodney Konopaki and Rhonda Neufeld, is currently on display at the Penticton Art Gallery.

during the first week of November 2012. See for more information. They are also holding their annual meeting on Sunday, June 10.


Live music

David Finnis

On stage Do you want to be in a play? Summerland Singers and Players are going to be holding auditions for 100 Lunches, a romantic comedy by Jack Sharkey and Leo W. Sayers which they are planning on performing

Dale Seaman and Highway 97, a fivepiece country band that rocks, will be at the IOOF Hall on June 9. Tickets are on sale at The Sweet Tooth and The Dollar Store on Main Street. ❏ ❏ ❏ If you know of an event that should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar, please email: dfinnis@telus.

net or call: 250-4948994. http://twitter. com/artspalette David Finnis is a member of the Summerland Community Arts Council.

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GRAND OPENING Sat., June 2! 11:00 am - 5:00 pm. Located at the corner of Warren and Atkinson across from Cherry Lane Mall

Art shows Okanagan Visions is the title of a new show of fine art presented by artists from the Naramata Art Studio. Acrylics and watercolours by 11 members of the group are now on view at the newly-decorated tasting room at Lang Vineyards. The Winery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Gammon Road in Naramata. As part of their 60th anniversary celebrations The Summerland Art Club is

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Summerland Review, May 31, 2012  

May 31, 2012 edition of the Summerland Review

Summerland Review, May 31, 2012  

May 31, 2012 edition of the Summerland Review