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Stray pellet fired during intermission

by John Arendt

Courtyard concert

The courtyard at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church was the location for an evening of musical entertainment on Saturday.

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Roundabout done

Summerland’s third roundabout was officially opened on Thursday.

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Off to Toyokoro

A delegation from Summerland will visit the community’s sister city of Toyokoro, Japan in September.

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Local swimmers excelled in recent competitions.

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Golf tourney

Golfers competed for the Summerland Senior Men’s Open Championship in a tournament last week.

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YOUR SMILE A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk I have a work station.

An 11-year-old girl at the Summerland Pro Bullriding Stampede on Saturday evening was injured in a pellet gun mishap during the intermission. A woman on horseback was shooting at balloons when Calista Stafford, who was sitting on a fence at the grounds, felt a sudden pain in her right hip. When she looked down and saw the blood from the wound, she realized she had been shot. “I felt really, really scared,” she said. “I thought I was going to bleed so much. I was shaking.” Her father, Gene Stafford, carried her to the St. John Ambulance station on site where the pellet was removed and she was cleaned up. He then took his daughter to the Penticton Regional Hospital where she was treated and then released. Gene Stafford said the pellets should not have been used and the gun should not have been fired at the crowd. “I can’t believe the stupidity,” he said. “They were firing at a crowd with a projectile. If you’re going to shoot at a target, use something else.” The pellets used are designed for hunting small game. The container in which they are packaged contains a warning label. “Air guns are not toys.

Pellet shot

Calista Stafford, 11 years old, shows an air gun pellet of the same size as the one which injured her during the bull riding competition at the Summerland Rodeo Grounds on Saturday evening. The lead pellet, designed for hunting, did not damage internal organs but left Stafford in a lot of pain.

May cause serious injury or death. Be careful — shoot safely!” The lead pellets can also cause serious health problems. Gene Stafford said the pellet could have resulted in significant damage to internal organs if it had

followed a slightly different path. The injury did not require stitches, but Calista Stafford is in pain and moving slowly as she recovers from the shot. Sgt. Stephane Lacroix of the Summerland RCMP detachment said

police are investigating the incident. He said the rider appears to have fallen when the shot occurred. “It appears to be accidental,” he said. “It’s just an unfortunate incident.” The shot was reported

to police by the Stafford family the day after the rodeo. Police are continuing to talk to witnesses. Matt Darmody, organizer of the Summerland Pro Bullriding Stampede, could not be reached for comment by press time.

Wharton Street project delayed by John Arendt

A year has passed since the papers were signed for the multistorey Wharton Street development but construction has not yet started. The documents for the multistorey development were signed

a year ago, on Aug. 16, 2012. At the time, Randy Gibson, one of the developers, said the target for groundbreaking was February, 2013 with the completion of the first building expected early in 2014. The project’s value was estimated at between $90 and $120

million. Municipal planner Ian McIntosh said the proponent of the project, Danny Nonis, had serious health problems in early spring and as a result, the entire project was put on hold. Nonis is now recovering and the municipality will soon learn

the status of the project. “They’re very keen about this project,” McIntosh said of Nonis and the other developers. Because of the scale of the project and because it involves municipal land the time frame is lengthy. See DEVELOPMENT Page 3


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Police to set roadblocks for bush party

An angry bull

Rodeo workers attempt to distract an angry bull as bull rider Marlon Williams leaves the ring on Saturday evening. Williams, of Mount Currie, was one of more than 30 bull riders competing in the event at the Summerland Rodeo Grounds.

Development has been considered before Continued from Page 1

This is the third time a proposal for the municipallyowned property on Wharton Street has come before municipal council. The Meiklejohn proposal and Mike Rink’s proposal both did not proceed.

While Rink had expressed interest in the project, an agreement was not signed. That plan expired in January, 2011. The property was re-evaluated on March 28, 2011. Once a development begins on the property, McIntosh


Our father Hans Erik Jensen passed away peacefully on the 21st of June 2013 at the age of 92 years. He worked in his bountiful garden until the end.  He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Condolences may be directed to the family through

expects other projects to follow. “I think it’s going to be a catalyst for a lot of development in Summerland,” he said. Mayor Janice Perrino said she is wait-

ing for the project to proceed. “I’m anxious to see this go forward, but I’m just as pleased there’s not a hole in the ground,” she said. If the project should come to an

end now, she said the municipality would seek another developer. “It will happen,” she said. “It’s just not happening as quickly as any of us would like.”

HUNTERS HILL As interest continues to grow in the Hunters Hill Neighbourhood Plan process underway in Summerland, the opportunities for public input are still available, and we continue to encourage your questions and comments.

Some Hunters Hill Conversations 1) “You mean the 156 acres is not in the ALR?”


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3) “So, Hunters Hill is just across from Sumac Ridge?”

“Yes, and because Hunters Hill is across from Sumac Ridge Estates (Winery, Golf & Housing), there are some pretty amazing views out over vineyards and Okanagan Lake!”

4) “What about walking trails and hiking trails for the Hunters Hill area?”

Our professional planners are considering the possibility of trails for parts of the Hunters Hill Area Plan.

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As some high school students are preparing for the annual back-toschool bush party, Sgt. Stephane Lacroix of the Summerland RCMP detachment said police will have roadblocks in place before and after the event. “We certainly don’t support it and we recommend parents don’t send their kids to it,” Lacroix said of the annual party. The bush party occurs outside of the detachment’s coverage area, but the police will have roadblocks in place before the event begins and after it is over. The bush parties, which are held at the

start and end of the school year, are not school-sanctioned events. Lacroix said the parties have the potential to turn tragic. “If you mix alcohol and drugs, bad things happen,” he said. In June, 2011, following a similar bush party in Penticton to mark the end of the school year, a 16-year-old student was stabbed and killed. A 19-year-old man was held in custody following the incident.

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Delayed development The Wharton Street project, a proposed multi-storey, multi-phase development near Summerland’s downtown, has the potential to spur some much needed economic growth. That’s why any delay in the process is cause for concern. A year ago, on Aug. 16, 2012, the Memorandum of Understanding document was signed for the project. At the time, developers expected to have the groundbreaking in February and the first building completed early in 2014. All this was put on hold when the proponent of the project had serious health problems earlier this year. A delay for this reason is understandable, but it is still frustrating for those who are waiting on this project. The developers remain interested in proceeding with the project, although the timeline is changing. For those who have lived in Summerland for the last decade, the delay brings back memories of an earlier development proposal for the same site. Mike Rink, a Kamloopsbased developer had expressed interest in the project, although an agreement was not signed. His plan expired in January, 2011. For years, the idea of a development on the site has been discussed. In addition to providing housing just steps from the downtown core, the development would provide new and larger spaces to house the Summerland branch of the Okanagan Regional Library and the Summerland Museum. Both facilities are operating out of cramped quarters. The need for this development or something similar has not gone away. If anything, it is more pressing now than it was a few years ago, when the concept was first presented. We do not wish to see the project rushed. It is important enough to demand a careful, thorough approach. Still, the waiting is not easy for any of us.

Summerland and Toyokoro, Japan have had an official sister city agreement in place since 1996. Over the years, Toyokoro residents have visited Summerland and Summerlanders have visited Toyokoro numerous times. Next month, another Summerland delegation will visit Toyokoro. For both communities, the cultural benefits alone make the relationship worth preserving.

Pressure on for skills training VICTORIA – Advanced Education Minister Amrik Virk has offered some advice for students heading for post-secondary education this fall. In a commentary sent to B.C. newspapers, Virk reminded students that his task “is to ensure postsecondary students obtain the experience and qualifications needed to put a paycheque in their Tom Fletcher back pocket.” B.C. is forecast to have one million jobs to fill by 2020, through a combination of retirements and economic growth. More than 40 per cent of them will require trades and technical training, and for students, likely a move north. “My advice to students is to look at where the jobs are based and tailor their education and training to match,” Virk wrote. “Our population is concentrated in the Lower Mainland and southern Vancouver Island, but as a resource-based economy, many directly and indirectly related jobs are located elsewhere.” That’s not the only blunt message for students deciding on a career. While defending his ministry’s spending plans in the recent legislature session, Virk described some of the problems that are entrenched. Parents, particularly in immigrant communities, push their children towards medi-

cine, law, dentistry or engineering, he noted. Students themselves gravitate toward areas that are familiar to them, such as teaching. B.C. universities graduated 2,000 new teachers last year. Another 850 arrived from out of province and were licensed to teach in B.C. During the same year, the B.C. school system hired 800 teachers. And many of those jobs were outside metropolitan areas. It’s been hammered into us by the B.C. government’s endless “jobs plan” advertising, and a similar campaign by Ottawa, that more students need to focus on trades and resource industries. Virk acknowledges that his budget contains another $1 million for advertising, the same as last year, much of it to reinforce the need to fill skilled jobs. But he danced around the question of whether there will be spaces in technical programs. NDP critics say the waiting list for these kinds of programs at Kwantlen University and B.C. Institute of Technology are running between a year and three years. And they have frequently noted that advanced education spending is budgeted to decline by $42 million over the next three years. Virk said post-secondary institutions working with industry have produced 456 additional seats in highdemand programs for this year. It’s a start.

In July, Premier Christy Clark joined the chorus of premiers protesting Ottawa’s plan to claw back $300 million in federal training money to provinces, for its new employer-driven Canada Jobs Grant. Clark and New Brunswick Premier David Alward were assigned to find an alternative to this drastic shift and report back in the fall. As usual, the NDP spent lots of time grilling Virk about student debt and the alleged need to reduce it. Ministry statistics show that about 30 per cent of students take out loans from the federalprovincial program, and the average is $20,000. One of the latest changes is a program of grants that go toward student debt as a reward for those who complete their chosen program. With 23,000 students collecting $41 million in grants, it might be working. For all the fuss about student debt, students pay only about a third of costs. The rest is on taxpayers, whether it produces any useful education or not. Virk is under instructions to review the student loan program “to find further improvements to meet students’ needs.” Given the magnitude of the gap between what skills our education system produces and what the economy needs, a larger shift in priorities is needed. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews. com.

bad apples A shooting incident during the intermission at the bull riding competition resulted in an injury, but it could have been far worse. A pellet, fired by a performer during the intermission, struck and wounded an 11-year-old girl. Had the gun been fired in a slightly different direction, it could have resulted in much more serious injury. Measures must be taken so something like this cannot happen in the future.

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Trail open to all people, not all uses

Dear Editor: As a response to the Summerland ATV Club’s letter “Motorized vehicles on trail” in last week’s Review, we would like to offer the views of the Summerland Trans Canada Trail Society. We agree with Philip Young that the trail is for all people, however it is not meant for all uses. Owners of quads and dirt bikes are welcome to hike and cycle the Trans Canada Trail. But we ask them to enjoy riding their machines on the extensive network of motorized trails in our region that are clearly separated from the TCT and KVR trails. The KVR part of the Trans Canada Trail was presented as a provincial “Rails to Trails” strategy in 1991. That’s when the rails were taken out. Until then, the CPR declared that it was illegal to trespass on these tracks. The commitment to non-motorized use was reaffirmed with the Spirit 2010 campaign ( This commitment is supported by the Government of Canada, Trails BC, the TCT, the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen and the Chambers of Commerce throughout the Okanagan Valley. It is true that the

Summerland TCT Society does not own the trail, but we have paid for and signed a stewardship agreement with the provincial government for the stretch over crown land, which goes from the municipal boundary part way to Faulder and to 1.5 km east of Osprey Lake. The rest of the trail within the municipality is managed by agreement with the municipality. We have done most of the fund-raising for

Dear Editor: At 6 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time, Aug. 14, 1948, the CNR passenger train from Toronto pulled in at Edmonton, Alberta after 21⁄2 days in a sleeper car for me. So I’ve survived 65 years in Western Canada, the last 25 right

here at Legion Village in Summerland. So what’s new? In Motor City, U.S.A., Detroit, they are seeking bankruptcy protection. In 1948, what was good for General Motors was good for America. In Canada’s

the parts within the municipality. For the other portions, we have received donations and money from the national Trans Canada Trail Foundation. Why are so many people against ATVs and dirt bikes on the KVR and TCT trails? Here are some of the complaints that we have heard numerous times: o Noise and dust near our drinking water and properties along Trout Creek.

o Danger from speeding vehicles through blind curves and narrow sections. o Destruction of trail surfaces by ATVs with deeply ridged tires that act like grinders. Dirt bikers cause huge ruts doing “wheelies”. o Damage to BC’s fledging trail-based tourism industry. Prosperous tourism operations exist along non-motorized trails around the world. Tourists coming to the Okanagan

The early years

expect the same highquality, safe and quiet trails for their enjoyment. We understand that there are competing interests and hope that the provincial dispute resolution process will be successful. Hopefully we can work out a solution for the District of Summerland and do better than Naramata, where the Working Group failed to secure a mandate for all motorized users

Roadwork in progress

of the trails and the carefully worked-out compromise was not accepted by the citizens of Naramata. Available government funding has been frozen until a new compromise can be worked out. In summary: the Summerland TCT Society has dedicated itself to building and maintaining a very specific 47 kilometres long set of trails between Summerland and Osprey Lake. We do not claim

ownership, but we are the recognized stewards providing safe, enjoyable use for ALL non-motorized trail enthusiasts. Nearby, there are hundreds of kilometres of trails available for motorized use. Let’s keep the two uses separate. Visit for more information. Marilyn Hansen Henry Sielmann former and current presidents TCT Society Summerland

Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum

Now that the third roundabout and accompanying roadwork is complete, the municipality will be turning its attention to the Garnett Valley area. Maintaining our roads is a never ending process. In the 1940s roadwork was also a necessity and though the equipment was not quite as technically advanced as today’s machinery, the fuel costs were significantly lower. In this photo, John Manning and his co-worker are levelling a road near the Experimental Farm using a four-horsepower grader, fueled by hay.

Numerous changes evident over past 65 years

Brenda Hamilton Manager/Funeral Director

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national capital in 1948, long serving Anglophone Prime Minister William Lyon MacKenzie King was being followed by the Francophone and avuncular Louis St. Laurent. In Ottawa today, when it comes to staffing the Prime

Minister’s Office and approving senators, masculine or feminine, we need someone sharper than Stephen Harper. Locally, a recent editorial noted that a new soicio-economic survey named West Vancouver the best place in B.C. in which

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to live while Summerland came in second. “Not good enough” said the headline. Your front page on Aug. 15 reports “Third roundabout opened.” Maybe it is now time for a new “readabout” space. Summerland’s library

building sadly lags behind other B.C. communities. Now “too old to die young,” life has been excellent here for me. Ornery enough to live independently, I’m saving federal taxpayers around $3,500 a month and aging more slowly

than others 20 years younger. Many thanks to those of “the greatest generation of the 20th century” who formed the Summerland Senior Citizens’ Housing Society way back in 1972. Dick Clements Summerland


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Dog loved by many Dear Editor: Malibu was a three-year-old Great Pyrenees dog. Her life began on a farm in Saskatchewan but her owner moved to the Okanagan and she was given to a Summerland family in late November. Three days in her new home she escaped. For the next nine months, this lovely white dog roamed Summerland. She’d be seen in Trout Creek then, in what seemed a blink of the eye, way out on Garnet Valley Road. She had no interest in a human bond, and surprisingly, also did not appear to connect with livestock or other animals. While we received a great many calls from people spotting Malibu, we never once received a com-

plaint that she was causing problems. Not a complaint of tearing open garbage. Not a complaint of stealing food. Nothing. People really tried hard to make friends with her but nothing seemed to work. Finally I sent out a request via Facebook asking everyone to stop feeding her. There was no doubt she was getting food from somewhere, but I had no idea where. The problem with people being so kind is that she could not be attracted by food. Try as we might, we just could not catch Malibu. I had people tell me to leave her alone – she wasn’t hurting anyone. They loved to see the majestic Malibu roaming and living life the way she

wanted to. Some people could not be convinced of the dangers of the life she was living. “So what!”, they’d say. “She’s happy”. On Aug 3, late at night, I received the news I’d been expecting for nine months. A dog had been hit by a vehicle on the highway. We rushed out right away but when we arrived, I could see that poor Malibu was suffering dreadfully and asked the police officer to put her down, to end her pain. With a heavy, burdened heart, I made the announcement on Facebook, and by telephone, to everyone who loved Malibu. Frustrated – so completely frustrated — that the outcome was exactly as I knew it would be.



Devastated that none of us would ever feel the joy of “saving Malibu” and helping her into a new life. There were a great many people in Summerland that truly loved Malibu. To them I extend my deepest condolences. I am filled with gratitude for the people that cared enough to try catch her, to try to help me get her to safety. To both sets of Malibu’s previous owners, I’m sorry it ended this way. I’d like to thank those who donated toward Malibu’s cremation, and to Critteraid who is placing a granite stone on the Critteraid Farm, and where we will plant a tree in memory of her. Rose Gingras Dog Control Services Summerland


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Bull riding

Nick Smith of Peachland was one of more than 30 top bull riders who competed at the Summerland Rodeo Grounds on Saturday evening. The bull riding event drew a full crowd.

Signs counter-intuitive Dear Editor: When reviewing what signage on Highway 97 is needed to point out where downtown and the beaches are, it should

be taken into consideration that it was decided some time ago that Summerland as a community is interested in going  green.

If that is so, electronic signage would be counter-intuitive and a pretty poor example. Sue Cooper Summerland


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opening day pRoceduRes Grades 1 to 12 - All School District No. 67 students, except Kindergarten (parents will be (250)with 494-5406 contactedPh: directly regard to school entry date) We appreciate your rdbusiness! • First day, September 3 , will be a half day of instruction Usual morning start time on Tuesday, September 3rd, EXCEPT for the following: 4x8• BW • Grade 9 at Summerland Secondary, start at 8:45 am August 22, 29, Sept. 5, 12, 19, • Grade 10 to 12 at Summerland Secondary, start at 10:15 am 26. Oct. 3, 10, 17, 31. Nov. 7, • Dismissal times will be approximately 12:00 noon unless otherwise indicated 2013 • Summerland Buses will pick up at the usual times in the morning for Elementary/Middle schools and grade 9 students .A second bus run in the morning will then pick up the grade 10 – 12 students, approximately one hour later than usual. Afternoon buses for ALL students will start picking up at schools at Noon. For questions, please contact Barry Cowan at 250-494-9587 • Please check with your individual school for exact dismissal time • Full-time instruction beginning Wednesday, September 4, 2013 Kindergarten students - Parents will be individually contacted and special arrangements made for school entry.

Enquiries about school boundaries can be made at the School Board Office, 425 Jermyn Avenue, Penticton (phone: 250-770-7700)


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Movie celebrates Challenge Triathlon by Sophia Jackson As a welcome to Challenge Triathlon athletes and their families who are staying in or visiting Summerland, the chamber is sponsoring the Movie in the Park this Friday with a special showing of the inspirational comedy, Cool Runnings. The movie starts at sundown in Memorial Park, following the Friday night market. All are welcome to attend this free event, and are encouraged to come dressed in Challenge colours of red and white.

Small Business Week events

Mark your calendar for Small Business Week, Oct. 22 to 25 The chamber is planning a series of exciting events, including an inspirational speaker, fun learning opportunities, and a “tweet-up” networking event.

Business expands

There is a lot of excitement at Cherry Tree Quilt Shop and Studio on Main Street, where they are working on a great new expansion. They are taking extra space in the next door unit, and are planning a special launch of their new, larger shop as soon as the renovation work is complete.

New businesses

The chamber recently welcomed a host of new businesses as chamber members. All new businesses are added to a comprehensive business directory on the Chamber’s website: Recent new chamber members include Advocacy First, Davorins Hair Lounge, DKL Mobile Law, Fluid Health Services Inc., Fluff My House! Home Staging Inc., Full Circle Outlet, Garnet Valley Mechanical, Golden Pony Equestrian, Jubilee Fitness Club, Maximum Modular Corp, Peanuts and Pumpkins Kids Shop, Powermax Contracting Ltd, Romancing the Wine Tours, Smartset Mobile Hairdressers, and Summerland Food Bank.

New websites

A fresh new website had long been on the wish list for the wineries of Bottleneck Drive. Working with Summerland web designer Ignite Media and Design, their updated site features user-friendly maps and great profiles of their member wineries, and does a great job of promoting Summerland as a wine-lovers destination of choice. Check out

Share your views

If you wish to comment about anything you read in this paper or about any concern affecting Summerland, write a letter to the editor. Letters must be signed and must include a telephone number where you can be reached during the day.

The Beanery Coffee Company has renamed their company lone tree coffee. The Summerland coffee roasters changed the name in order to establish a unique identity from the Beanery Café, which continues to use their organic beans. You can check out their new look at www. Apples ~N~ Wine Bed and Breakfast have changed their logo and re-launched their website with a fresh new look. Owners Liz and Denis Cyr said they wanted a logo that was more “modern, upbeat and reflected today’s travellers.” See the changes at www.applesnwine. com.

New ownership

Stewart Brown and his father (also Stewart) have taken over ownership of Kettle

Valley Trail Rides and Carriage Company. Along with trail rides and covered wagon rides, they have added a new experience: an evening ride with a western style steak dinner.

Tech talk

Beth Haggerty of Just Say IT Technical Communications has returned from Vancouver where she delivered a workshop for the Society of Technical Communication. Just Say IT has started a new project involving digital signatures for mobile devices. ooo Sophia Jackson is the membership services and events coordinator for the Summerland Chamber of Commerce. Share your positive business buzz by emailing her at

RecRuiting BiLLet FaMiLies

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Eight-year-old Keira Rognvaldson and six-year-old Rokiya Anan couldn’t help but get up and dance to the music of the trio group, Uncorked, entertaining on the patio at Dirty Laundry Vineyard. The Winery offers live entertainment weekend afternoons throughout the summer.

YOur COmmunitY COnneCtiOn 13211 Henry Avenue 250-494-6451 • MAYOR: Janice Perrino COUNCILLORS: Lloyd Christopherson, Robert Hacking, Bruce Hallquist, Orv Robson, Marty Van Alphen, Peter Waterman

DISTRICT OF SUMMERLAND 2012 ANNUAL MUNICIPAL REPORT At the Regular Meeting of Council on Monday, July 22nd, 2013 Summerland Council set the Annual Meeting to consider the District of Summerland’s Annual Municipal Report for 2012. Council will receive submissions and questions from the public at the Regular Council Meeting of August 26th, 2013 at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers, Municipal Hall, at 13211 Henry Avenue. The Annual Municipal Report for 2012 is available for public inspection at the Administration office at Municipal Hall or on the front page of our website at under Community Updates. The Annual Report summarizes the year and includes Municipal Goals and Objectives, community facts, departmental reports and financial information.

Okanagan Hockey Academy is beginning its 12th year of offering high quality athletic and academic programs to outstanding hockey players from all over the world. We are recruiting Billet Families in Summerland to host a male player in their home for the upcoming school year. This year OHA will have 7 teams, with 140 athletes ranging in age from 13-17 years old and we will need homes for 90 players. This high level program focuses on positive personal growth in the areas of Academics, Athletics and Citizenship. We rely on Billet Homes to provide a home away from home for these young people. All transportation is provided by the Academy. Billet families will receive $600.00/month. If you would like more information about opening your home to a player and being part of this exciting opportunity please contact:

Ms. Daryl Meyers ~ Director of Residential Life

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Thursday, August 22, 2013 Summerland Review

Ask Your Dentist...


I noticed you had some new mint and gum samples in the office. Your hygienist told me they were good for my dry mouth. Are they better than water? Sandy

Dr. Cindee Melashenko


The mint and gum samples we offer are 100% xylitol. Xylitol is a naturally occurring sweetener that has been found to have huge benefits for your teeth. It works because the bacteria in your mouth that cause dental decay cannot metabolize xylitol, so the more xylitol you use per day, the lower the number of bacteria, which means less decay for you. It also makes the surfaces of your teeth smoother preventing the bacteria from sticking on them and gives you more saliva to help protect your teeth.

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The people that can really benefit from xylitol are those with a high risk for tooth decay, like patients with dry mouth, diabetes, root exposure (recession), kids, and new moms. Using xylitol throughout the day will lower your risk for decay. Studies show that new moms who chewed xylitol gum for the first 2 years drastically lowered their child’s risk for decay. That is a great staring point in life for your child! Xylitol products include mints, gum, mouth spray, lollipops, toothpaste, and mouth rinses. It needs to be 100% xylitol to be therapeutic so make sure to look closely at the label. If you have any questions about choosing the right product, we are more than happy to help. We’re here to help in any way we can. Feel free to call, stop by, or send us an e-mail message. We are always accepting new patients and I’d be happy to answer your question in the next article (anonymously if desired). Have a great week!

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Roundabout opening

Mayor Janice Perrino, fourth from right, cuts the ribbon to officially open the roundabout at the intersection of Prairie Valley Road and Victoria Road South. From left are Danna Gauthier and children from the Summerland Montessori School’s summer program, MLA Dan Ashton, Coun. Orv Robson, Perrino, MP Dan Albas, Coun. Bruce Hallquist and Sgt. Stephane Lacroix of the Summerland RCMP detachment.

Roundabout completed A large roundabout at the intersection of Victoria Road South and Prairie Valley Road — the third for the community — is now completed. The roundabout was officially opened on Thursday morning. “We’ve been waiting a long time for this day to come,” said Mayor Janice Perrino. The cost of the project was $3.34 million. This cost included $600,000 from the Gas Tax Fund and just over $54,000 from the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. The rest of the cost came through municipal revenues. Along with the roundabout, work was done to provide flood protection for the area. MP Dan Albas said the gas tax funding program helped to cover the costs of the work. “We know that it’s going to help local residents,” he said. The federal gas tax fund provides long-term funding for municipalities for infrastructure projects. In British Columbia, the funding is administered by the

Union of British Columbia Municipalities, in collaboration with the provincial and federal governments. MLA Dan Ashton said the project was the result of teamwork and cooperation between various levels of government. “If doesn’t happen without everyone working together,” he said. Perrino thanked the residents, especially those who live near the intersection, for their patience during the construction. “I am amazed with how few complaints we had,” she said. The roundabout is expected to reduce congestion at the intersection. In the past, the four-way stop at Victoria Road South and Prairie Valley Road was busy, especially in the mornings. “This project will reduce congestion on the busiest corridor through Summerland,” Perrino said. “Current conflicts between pedestrians, school children, vehicular and commercial traffic have been a significant concern to council.”

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The 3716/Spirit of Summerland is an amazing sight as she steams along the tracks on the historic Kettle Valley Railway! Join us for a train ride at 10:30 am & 1:30 pm Thursdays through Mondays. Enjoy the scenic beauty of Prairie Valley, live music and a trip onto the Trout Creek Bridge with stunning view of Okanagan Lake and the canyon below. We are proud to be stewards of our 100 year old steam locomotive and the only preserved section of the historic Kettle Valley Railway and invite you to share the nostalgia each brings to the Kettle Valley Steam Railway. There’s nothing else like it in the Okanagan Valley! “All Aboard” for Events at the Kettle Valley Steam Railway Reservations 250-494-8422 or Toll free 1-877-494-8424

SUMMER SCHEDULE - June 13th - September 2nd

Train departs 10:30 am & 1:30 pm – Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday (Prairie Valley Station is closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays) *Please note that the 1:30 pm regular runs on September 8th & 22 are cancelled in lieu of Robbery events.

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Friday Night Market, Victoria Rd. July and August 5 pm till 8:30 pm Early Birds Welcome!

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Great Train Robbery & BBQ Event – Sunday, August 25th @ 4 pm (Sold Out) Enjoy a “Wild West” adventure with the Garnett Valley Gang at the Kettle Valley Steam Railway. This two hour ride offers passengers a chance to enjoy daring horsemanship, live music and a cast of colourful characters both on and off the train. You never know when the gang will ride out of the hills to “rob” you of your spare change! After this exciting ride – you’ll enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner back at the station. Reservations Required. Other upcoming Robbery Dates: September 8th & 22nd @ 1:30 pm

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Members of the Desert Sage Spinners and Weavers Guild show their exhibit, Crossing Borders, in the Adams Room at the Summerland Art Gallery. The exhibit is a cooperative effort by members of the guild. From left are Betty Barnes, Margie Sylvester, Gail Hunt, Barbara Levant, Donna Arneson, Lydia Baumbrough and Doreen Mayne.








Thursday, August 22, 2013 Summerland Review

Conservation efforts benefit fruit growers Without water, vegetation – including our food crops – stands little chance of survival in the heat of an Okanagan summer. Did you know, B.C. farmers meet about 50 per cent of our province’s food needs? They are vital to producing local, healthy food for our population that continues to grow. In the Okanagan, our numbers are projected to increase 45 per cent by 2036 to more than 260,000 people. For each one of those additions to our population, we

need more food – which, in turn, needs more water to grow. Our farmers markets and fruit stands are ripe with wonderful fresh fruits and vegetables. To ensure this continues, it’s important that we make sure there’s enough water for the farmers to irrigate their crops. As the sun gets hotter and the ground gets drier, some might think it’s time to turn on the taps more often. Instead, we need to help farmers by doing our part to conserve water. In fact, with gov-

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ernment assistance and rebates, a growing number of Okanagan farmers are installing water meters, using drip irrigation and microjet sprinklers, and installing soil-moisture sensors to ensure they’re using only the water they need. But in the summer, we start to compete for water. If you have a vegetable garden, make sure to be WaterWise – using effective and efficient watering practices, paying attention to when and how much you water. Find tips at

w w w. M a k e Wa t e r If we use less water, there’s more for the farmers to keep their crops growing. That means healthy fruits and vegetables for our growing population. Learn more at w w w. m a k e w a t e r, then “Take the Pledge” and enter to win $5000 in WaterWise yard upgrades thanks to KelownaGardens. com. Make Water Work is an initiative of the Okanagan Basin Water Board and its Okanagan WaterWise program.

Carla McLeod Special to the Summerland Review

The St. Stephen’s Courtyard Bistro was held on Saturday evening at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church. Jim Gillis, right, and his band, Five’s Company, were the first to entertain while folks enjoyed dessert and refreshments. Judging by the crowd the event appeared to be a success. Also entertaining were Bill Head and his band and Rev. Rick Paulin.

Museum asks for wedding photos If you were married in Summerland or have ever been a part of the Summerland community, the Summerland Museum wants a copy of your wed-

ding photos. The museum is creating a new Summerland wedding album and is in need of pictures. Bring in your wedding or anniversary

photo for museum staff to scan and put into the album. The museum would also appreciate names, date and place of wedding, and as always, any

family history you would like to share. The Summerland Museum, at 9521 Wharton St., is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Summerland Review Thursday, August 22, 2013

Hospital completion years away by John Arendt

An expansion at the Penticton Regional Hospital will proceed, but it will not be completed for several years. Earlier, Minister of Health Terry Lake said residents of the South Okanagan should not expect the expansion in this term. But that comment does not mean the project has been shelved. “What I meant to say is it wouldn’t be open in this term, it wouldn’t be finished. We are looking forward to getting the business plan early next year,” Lake said in Penticton earlier this month. “I fully expect within a couple of years we will be getting this project underway.” Janice Perrino,

chair of the Okanagan-Similkameen Regional Hospital District, said much work is needed before the project is completed. A business plan for the project is to be completed by May, 2014. After than, the plan goes before the province in order for construction to move forward. The construction phase alone could take three to five years, Perrino said. The best case estimate is for the work to be completed in 2017, but it is far more likely the work will be finished in 2018 or 2019. Although the timeline is several years, Perrino said the work will remain a priority. “No one is going to let this lag behind,” she said.









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A swim in the lake

Carla McLeod Special to the Summerland Review

Audrey McIntosh and Isabel Johnson enjoy an afternoon swim at Rotary Beach. McIntosh says she loves the water and has been swimming in Okanagan Lake for 61 years.

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What’s up Summerland and region


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 for more information. 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 Trent at 250494-1990. Come try your hand at an old art made new. The traditional Rug Hookers of the South Okanagan meet every Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Summerland Art Gallery on Main Street. Visitors always welcome. Lots of supplies available. Try your hand at this timeless art. For more information phone Marilyn at 250-494-6434 or Juliet at 250-494-1278. Euchre is played every second and

fourth Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Seniors Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St. 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 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 250494-3094. Summerland Sportsmen’s Association meets every third Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at Summerland Legion.The SSA focuses on fishing, shooting, hunting, archery and conservation and is affiliated with the B.C. Wildlife Federation. New members welcome. 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 Jane Curtin at 250-494-3285. The Summerland Multiple Sclerosis Group meets on the first Thursday of every month at 10:30 a.m. at the MS office, 3373 Skaha Rd., Penticton. Everyone welcome. For more information call Sherry at 250-493-6564. The Rug Hooking Circle meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month from noon to 3 p.m. at Leir House Arts and Cultural Centre, 220 Manor Park Ave., Penticton. Practice a traditional Canadian art form in a group setting. Host is certified teacher, fibre artist and published contributor Angela Possak. 250767-0206 or online


Bridge is played 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. Tai Chi at the Seniors Drop-In Centre, Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Tuesdays at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Contact Nancy at 250-494-8902. The 890 Wing of the South Okanagan Air Force Association of Canada have a gettogether every Friday night from 4 p.m. at




the clubhouse at 126 Dakota Ave. in Penticton. New members are welcome. For more information, phone Fred Monteith at 250-497-8490.


Used book sale Saturday Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Summerland Library. Great selection of gently used books for the whole family. Friends of the Summerland Library.


DivorceCare is for all who are suffering from the difficulties resulting from separation or divorce. Meeting at Summerland Baptist Church just inside the Victoria St. entrance on Sundays 5 to 7 p.m. A free course is offered. Please call 250-4943313 or just walk in. 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 interested in vintage cars (cars which are 25 years or older) is invited to attend. For more information on the club phone 250-494-5473.


Dabber Bingo is played at the Senior Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St., every Monday at 1:30 p.m. 16 regular games, Lucky 7, Odd/Even, Bonanza. Everyone is welcome. License #832873.


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Service at 10 am at Memorial Park Sunday August 4 - September 1 Live music - families welcome - drop in! Questions? Call 494-9975 9 am -12 pm

10:00 am Sunday Gathering with Kid's Summer Centre A Place for Eveyone

s Men — Love to Sing? Okanagan Christian Men’s Choir. This nondenominational 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. For more information contact Hans at 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. The Summerland Crokinole Club meets Monday nights at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Summerland senior centre. Contact Darlene at 250-494-9310.


Peach Blossom Chorus sings a cappella every Tuesday evening at the Shatford Centre. New singers welcome. Call 250-4934391 or 250-493-8850. 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 Marilyn Topham at 250-4946434 or Joan Lansdell at 778-476-0596. 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 250-492-0751. 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. Call Cindy at 250-404-8007. Summerland Farmers’ Market in Memorial Park, Wharton Street, every Tuesday April through October, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information call Paul at 250-494-0540. Summerland Kiwanis Club meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Kiwanis Lodge on Quinpool at 6 p.m. New members are welcome. Contact Robert Beers at 250-490-9645 or 250-488-6491. Summerland VIP

Thursday, August 22, 2013 Summerland Review (Visually Impaired Persons) members and friends meet the second Tuesday of the month at Parkdale Lounge. The Summerland Multiple Sclerosis Group joins the Penticton MS Group every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. for a coffee social at the Cherry Lane Mall Food Court. 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.


Summerland Air Cadets parade Wednesday nights, 18:15 to 21:30 hours at Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre, 9111 Peach Orchard Rd. All youth aged 12 to 18 welcome. Call the Air Cadet office at 250-494-7988. Summerland Arts Club meets every Wednesday from September through May in the lower level of the Summerland Library on Wharton Street. Painters of all levels are welcome. Workshops available. For information call Mary at 250-494-5851. 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. The Summerland Badminton Club plays every Wednesday at 7 p.m. all year. Shaun at 250-494-1513. Wednesdays are beach days at the Summerland Asset Development Initiative. Transportation and supervision are provided. Call 250-494-9722 to register.


A community garage sale, hosted by St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, will be held Saturday, Aug. 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information or to rent a table, please contact Linda Carnegie at 250494-3197. Refreshments available starting at noon. Looking for a fun low impact circuit workout routine? Join the newly formed non-profit Summerland Women’s Fitness at 2-7519 Prairie Valley Rd, Summerfair Mall (behind Royal Bank.) Telephone 778-

516-2001 or email Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week, Recope Society of Summerland 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. Call Maureen at 250-494-9006. Rummage sale Sunday, Sept. 1 at 10 a.m. at the IOOF/Rebekah Hall, 9536 Main St. The event is a fundraiser sponsored by Client, Advocacy, Support, Training, a nonprofit society. All proceeds will help residents dealing with cancer. If you have clothing to donate, call 250-4878892 or email bkelf@ for pickup. The Summerland Fruit Tree Project is seeking volun teers. The project collaborates with tree owners looking to get rid of unwanted fruit and organizations within the community who need fresh produce. We pick Tuesdays and Wednesdays most weeks. For more information, to register your tree or to volunteer please call 250-4949722. Summerland Bakers is a new, fun baking club where it doesn’t matter if it didn’t turn out perfect; we’ll eat it anyway. We meet monthly at a members’ house, where we eat, laugh, share and take home heaps of leftovers. Email Sophia at for more information or visit SummerlandBakers. The Summerland Museum is creating a new Summerland wedding album and is in need of pictures. Bring in your wedding or anniversary photo for museum staff to scan and put into the album. The museum would also appreciate names, date and place of wedding and, any family history you would like to share. The museum, at 9521 Wharton St., is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit Summerland’s 103-year-old stone church, St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, by appointment and available for your summer visitors. Call Doiran at 250-494-5891 or Linda at 250-494-8722 for more information and to register for your church tour.

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Delegation to visit Japanese sister city Summerland enjoys a long standing active and reciprocal relationship with her Japanese sister city, Toyokoro. Toyokoro is a small agriculturally based community on the north island of Hokkaido which puts it almost directly across from Portland Oregon when you look at it from a latitudinal perspective on the map. This September, 14 adult residents and five Summerland youth will embark on an amazing adventure as they head for Japan to represent Summerland in Toyokoro.   The 12-day excursion will depart Kelowna, drop down

into Vancouver, cross the Pacific where the travellers will make a quick connection in South Korea before the final leg of their air journey to Sapporo, Japan. After a couple of days to adjust in Sapporo the delegation will continue by train for the scenic threehour cross country trek to the city of Obihiro where they’ll be met by their hosts from Toyokoro which is less than an hour away by car. By this point in the trip, delegates will have crossed an international date line, experienced an overseas long-haul flight, discovered the cosmopolitan diversity found in Japan’s fifth

Cherry harvest

Daniel Braithwaite picks cherries at Keith and Jan Carlson’s orchard off Garnett Valley Road. The cherry harvest is now nearly completed.

largest city, Sapporo, and been welcomed “home” to Toyokoro by some of the most hospitable people they’ll ever have the good fortune to meet. The residents of Toyokoro will host the Summerland delegation for a total of five days and nights that will be filled with cultural excursions, formal celebrations that recognize the ongoing commitment of our two communities and members of both city councils, invitations into the lives and the homes of our Japanese extended family, and memories that will last a lifetime. The sister city excursions travel biannually to Japan and on alternate years there is a delegation from Toyokoro that visits Summerland. Summerland residents and youth travelling to Toyokoro are self-funded and participate in some basic cross cultural education in preparation for the travel prior to departing for Japan. The benefits of this relationship to Summerland and her residents are abundant. Ask anyone who has made the trek and they’ll tell you that it was the trip of a lifetime, that they experienced a welcome more sincere than they imagined possible, and that they encourage anyone who is even remotely interested in travelling to Japan, to access this opportunity as it provides a glimpse inside the lives of the real people and a taste of the true traditional culture that comes only with a visit to a place where the people open their homes and their hearts to you. In addition to the

potential for this cultural exchange, there are also economic benefits present. Toyokoro regularly purchases ‘made in Summerland’ product in honour of their town’s Sister City commitment. During the biannual visits from Toyokoro their delegates also embrace the opportunity to ‘shop local’ in support of our business community. Toyokoro also continues to employ one of Summerland’s own youth as an assistant English teacher in Toyokoro. This year, Anna Marshall arrived in Toyokoro to begin her year as an AET in July. Readers will have the opportunity to get a glimpse into her life in Toyokoro through her letters from Toyokoro that she will be submitting to the Review for regular publication. The economic benefits are good and the cultural experiences are great. There is one more benefit that occurs when our Mayor and Council have the opportunity to meet with their counterparts in Toyokoro. They have the chance to look at common challenges our communities face and to discuss the creative solutions that each has employed. This international perspective is unique and not available in any other format. It provides our mayor and council with information they might not get from any other source, it enables them to see issues through new eyes, and to explore new ways of doing business. If you’re interest-


ed in learning more about the Summerland Sister City Society, contact Darlene Forsdick at 250-4949489 or Lorrie Forde at 250-494-9644.

There are opportunities to host a Japanese student in your home (average length of stay is five days), to travel to Japan with the next delegation,

to volunteer as a host when Toyokoro next visits Summerland, or to be mentored into a director’s position on the Sister City Society Board.

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final 100 breast, seventh A final 100 free, sixth A final 50 fly. Ben Say sixth A final 50 fly, sixth A final 100 IM, sixth A final 50 free, fifth A final 50 breast. David Paisley fourth A final 50 fly, seventh A final 100 free, sixth A final 100 back. Dawson Mork second B final 100 free, eighth A final 100 back. Simon Paisley second A final 50 free, fourth A final 100 free, third A final 50 fly, second A final 100 back. J.J. Henderson sixth A final 50 fly, sixth A final 50 free, third B final 100 free. Leif Forge third A final 100 fly, fifth A final 50 free, fifth A final 100 breast, fifth A final 50 fly. Ashley McMillan first A final 50 back, third A final 50 breast, third A final 100 free, second A final 100 IM. Sophie O’Rourke sixth B final 50 free, third B final 50 fly, seventh B final 50 back, fifth B final 50 breast. Ellen Ball seventh B final 50 breast. Hanna Marsh DeBoer seventh A final 50 free, seventh A final 50 fly, seventh A final 50 back, fourth A final 100 free. Sarah Newsted fifth B final 50 back, second B final 50 breast, sixth A final 100 free. Ashley Whelpton fifth A final 100 free. Shannon Clarke fifth A final 50 free, first B final 100 back, fifth A final 100 breast. Emily Henderson seventh A final 50 free, second B final 100 back, fifth A final 50 fly. Ann Turgeon sixth A final 50 free, fourth A final 100 back. Emma Wilson first B final 50 free, first A final 50 back, sixth A final 100 free, fourth A final 100 IM. Maia McCoy fifth B final 50 free, first B final 50 fly, second B final 50 breast. Leah Newsted eighth A final 50 fly, first B final 50 back, eighth A final 50 breast. Amelia Stewart eighth B final 50 back, sixth B final 100 free.

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Dean Bates was one of 100 participants in the Summerland Senior Men’s Open Championship on Thursday.

Two compete in international karate tourney A Summerland mother and daughter were part of an Okanagan contingent travelling to Hong Kong for an international karate tournament. Rita Becker and her daughter Katie Becker, students at the Taneda Karate Dojo, were at the Soke Cup earlier this month. The competition is the top international competition for the Chito-ryu style of karate. The event is held every three years. “It’s the world championship for our style of karate,” said Kim Sander of Taneda Karate. Katie Becker has been in karate since she was young. Her mother, Rita Becker,

joined less than three years ago. “She was a little reluctant to start,” Sander said, “but the expectation for anyone in our dojo is to do their best. The whole premise of our sport is based on respect and honour.” Chris Taneda, the head of Taneda Karate Dojo, is a seventhdegree black belt and is considered the top in Canada for the group’s style of karate. In the past, others from Taneda Karate have competed at the Soke Cup, including Coulson Boothe and Claire Boothe who participated in Norway in 2007. At that event, Claire Boothe was named the junior grand champion.


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Golfers compete at Senior Men’s Open One hundred players competed for the Summerland Senior Men’s Open Championship last week. There was a threeway tie for low gross at 74 with Jeff Omland of Fairview Mountain winning in a sudden death playoff over Alastair Walker and David Gray. Doug Morris of Summerland was the overall low net winner with an unbelievable 62. First Flight: First gross David Gray, second gross Alastair Walker, third gross Bernie Bolokoski, fourth gross George

Andrejew, fifth gross Dean Bates, first net Bryce Parker of Summerland, second net Robin Greer, third net Brian Chadwick of Summerland, fourth net David Palmer, fifth net Chris Kier. Second Flight: First gross Victor Jubinville, second gross Rick Daniels, third gross Richard Schramm, fourth gross Doug Steinke of Summerland, fifth gross Barry Simonds, first net Rich Engel of Summerland, second net Les Brough of Summerland, third net Jim Haddrell of

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Results: Aug. 13 First Flight: First low gross Carol Mulligan, 86; first low net Vi Ward, 71; second low gross Linda Brussee and Doreen Butterworth (tie,) 88; second low net Vijai Vaagen, 75. Second Flight: first low gross Pat Thomson. 90; first low net Monique Sadler, 75; second low gross Diana Leitch, 97; second low net Ruth Daviduk, 77. Third Flight: First low gross Norma Chambers, 107; first low net Hedy Sewell, 74; second low gross Jean Walker, 108; second low net Ellen Clay, 76.

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Results: Aug. 8 On Aug. 8, the Summerland Senior Men’s Club played all net scores. J. Bedard had the overall low net score of the day and Wayne Stickelmeir, Garth Humphries and Bedard shared the deuce pot. First Flight: First net Chuck Harman, 68; second net Bob Karaim, 71; third net Jim Haddrell, 74; fourth net Alf Vaagen, 74. Second Flight: First net Michael Brooks, 71; second net Neville Crane, 71; third net Ken Bridgeman, 71; fourth net Frank Davie, 72. Third Flight: First net J. Bedard, 67; second net Ken Foster, 71; third net Len Ratzlaff, 72; fourth net Bill McLean, 73.

Summerland, fourth net Jack Diamond of Summerland, fifth net Barry Erickson of Summerland. Third Flight: First gross Ed Helgason of Summerland, second gross Neville Crane of Summerland, third gross Martin Nisbet of Summerland, fourth gross Len Good of Summerland, fifth gross Laurence Steinke of Summerland, first net Peter Schnurr of Summerland, second net Mike Beaven of Summerland, third net Stuart Mennie of Summerland, fourth net Ken Oleschuk of Summerland, fifth net Bob Hands. Fourth Flight: First gross Terry Steinke of Summerland, second gross Jerry McKenna of Summerland, third gross Larry Badger, fourth gross Stew Macaulay of Summerland, fifth gross Bud Stohl of Summerland, first net Clayton Hick, second net Trent James, third net Wayne Statham of Summerland, fourth net Lew Norman, fifth net Fred Massie.

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John Perrie putts the ball during the Summerland Senior Men’s Open Championship at the Summerland Golf and Country Club last week.

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The District of Kitimat is seeking to fill the following positions: Project Engineer: must be a professional Civil Engineer with minimum 3 years professional experience (preferably in municipal environment) and eligible for registration with APEGBC. Permanent full-time (PFT) exempt staff position with competitive compensation and full benefits. Deputy Operations Manager: will have several years experience in municipal or related field and post-secondary education in Water Quality, Civil or Building Technology or related Trade Qualification. PFT exempt staff position with competitive compensation and full benefits. Engineering Technologist 2. Must have a civil engineering technologist diploma, 3 years experience in the civil/municipal discipline, and eligibility for registration with ASTTBC. Bargaining Unit position. Wage: $37.01 - $44.78/hr over 2 years. Submit resumes by September 10, 2013, 4:30 p.m., to Personnel, District of Kitimat, 270 City Centre, Kitimat, B.C. V8C 2H7. Fax (250) 632-4995, e-mail Further information can be obtained from our website at




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Born Sept. 19, 1915; passed away August 9, 2013 at the age of 97, surrounded by loving family, at Dr. Andrew Pavilion in Summerland. Ruth is survived by son, Clifford (Margaret); daughters, Patricia (George) Horner, Joan (Lee) Gladwin and son, Kenneth (Jolene). She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and extended family. Ruth was predeceased by her husband Steve in 2011. A Celebration of her Life will be held Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Alliance Church (14812 N. Victoria Rd., Summerland) with Rev. Rick Gay officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice will be appreciated. Condolences may be shared by visiting www.


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A. Margaret (Daniels) Desjardins Annie Margaret (Daniels) Desjardins – aka Peggy, 85, passed away on August 18th, 2013  at the Moog and Friends Hospice House in Penticton B.C. Peggy  was born on  June, 25, 1928  in  Summerland, BC  to  Francis  and  Bridget (Hayden) Daniels. Peggy  grew up  here and loved everything about Summerland; the people, the weather, the scenery and the lake - sitting in the sun down at the beach was one of her favourite pastimes. She loved working and helping out wherever she could. Peggy was a member of the Legion Ladies Auxiliary and made 100’s of pies for the Legions dinners. She married Marshal Desjardins in 1985. Mom enjoyed  her gardens and always got excited about looking for the new plants to come through in the spring. She had a kind and generous heart. She was the example of unconditional love and giving. Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Bridget Daniels, her 3rd born - Ricky Clements, husband - Marshal Desjardins and her special friend Paul. Also brothers; Harry Daniels, Michael Daniels, Dennis Daniels; sisters; Stella Daniels, Freda Drolet, Patricia O’Brien, Gladys Lerner, Terry Snaith and Joan Klein. Peggy  is survived by  her  sisters; Sheila (Ron) Bates and Frances Potuer. Children; Margaret Austin of Summerland, BC, Georgina Clements of Wallaceburg, Ont., Warren (Wendy) Clements of Woodstock, Ont., Marsha (Robert) Allen of Vernon BC, Harry Clements of Calgary AB., Mike (Brenda) Clements of Fiske, SK., Christopher (Janice) Clements of Saskatoon. SK. Grandchildren; Dan, Joey, Mark, Shawna, Tanya, Walter, Kate, Sarah, Bailey, Christia, Kayle and Aaron and numerous Great-Grandchildren and  nieces and nephews. A memorial tea will be held at  Providence’s Summerland Chapel, 13205 Rosedale Ave. , Summerland, BC on Friday Aug 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm.

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Arthur (Art) Zilkie on August 09, 2013 at the age of 96. Arthur was born in Ridgeville, Manitoba on Dec 30, 1916. Left to cherish his memory are his son Barry, his sister Eleanor, his daughter-in-law Elizabeth (Liz), many nieces, nephews and friends. Arthur lead an active joyful life and passed his exuberance onto everyone he met. Sports were his passion. He loved curling; golfing with his friends at Sumac Ridge, watching hockey with a close friend or discussing the latest baseball scores with whomever would listen. Arthur was pre-deceased by his wife Anne. Together they enjoyed life, gardening, golfing, camping, and travelling to Arizona for winter vacations. A celebration of Arthur’s life will held at Providence’s Summerland Chapel, 13205 Rosedale Ave. Summerland BC, on Saturday Aug 31, 2013 at 10:30AM. Condolences may be directed to the family through


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Jeanette Mae Watkins May 14, 1923 – August 7, 2013 Jeanette Mae Watkins of Summerland BC, passed away peacefully on August 7th, 2013 at the age of 90 years. She is remembered and sadly missed by sons, Ron and Richard Watkins, sister Eleanor Siwek, and grandchildren Breanna and Susan. Jeanette is predeceased by her parents Anelia and Stanley Siwek. Her husband William (Bill) Watkins, sisters Mildred Jansson, Rose Harris, her brothers Ted and Joe Siwek and her grandchildren Amy and Riki Watkins. Jean loved her home, family, golf, cooking, reading and gardening. She was an excellent artist, her paintings enjoyed by many. She was also a clever poet, as her golfing friends will remember. A celebration of Jeanette’s life will be announced at a later date, where they will let everyone know. Condolences may be directed to the family through


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Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume, along with a S.D. No. 67 Support Services Application Form (available on SD67 website) by September 13, 2013 to: Colleen Wiens, Human Resources Officer School District #67 (Okanagan Skaha) 425 Jermyn Avenue Penticton, BC V2A 1Z4 Phone (250) 770-7700 ext 6367 Or fax to (250) 770-7732 email to: School District #67 thanks you in advance for your interest in these positions. Only those qualified applicants selected to the short-list will be notified.

Bill’s Handyman Service. “No Job Too Small” Fencing, Decks, Landscaping, Cleanup & Removal, Small moves. 250-494-7267 Summerland

Landscaping Screened Topsoil - $24 yard. 6 yard min. with free delivery. Dave Knight Trucking. 250490-7652.

Painting & Decorating


Misc. Wanted We pay cash! Bring in your unwanted or broken jewelry, gold dental crowns, silver cutlery and tea sets, Canadian and US silver coins, and war medals to Summerland Gold and Silver Exchange. We pay the highest prices! 13209 Victoria Road beside The Sweet Tooth. Locally owned and operated. 778-516-5888.

Heavy Duty Machinery

2 Coats Any Colour

(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls. Cloverdale Premium Quality Paint. NO PAYMENT, until job is completed!

Merchandise for Sale

Appliances NEW & REBUILT APPLIANCES Rebuilt Appliances with Full Warranties

Legal Services

Building Service Worker Certificate, or equivalent and cleaning experience required. Pay rate is $19.06 per hour.

(1) 250-899-3163



#180-1652 Fairview Rd

(across from Home Hardware)

Building Supplies LOG HOME shell kit WRC 6X8 flat 3 bdrm w/grge & curved glass sunroom, ready to ship, 604-856-9732

Fruit & Vegetables Big, juicy peaches. $1.00/lb. Summerland. Phone 250-4941442 Dickinson Family Farm, 17208 Bentley Road. Red haven peaches & nectarines. For new hours, 250-494-0300. Freestone peaches, 85 cents per pound. Call 250-494-1347 or cell 250-488-3745. PEACHES for sale. Jim Smith, 4415 Monro Ave, Summerland 250-494-1352


Residential painting. Small jobs welcome. Heather Ross 250-494-7697

Bedroom set, includes highboy, 2-piece dresser, 2 night stands. Exc condition, light oak. 250-494-0017. Must sell.

Appraisals/ Inspections

Appraisals/ Inspections

A-STEEL SHIPPING DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS Used 20’40’45’53 in stock. SPECIAL 44’ x 40’ Container Shop w/steel trusses $13,800! Sets up in one day! 40’ Containers under $2500! Call Toll Free Also JD 544 & 644 wheel loaders JD 892D LC Excavator Ph. 1-866-528-7108 Delivery BC and AB

Musical Instruments GUITAR & UKULELE LESSONS


Misc. for Sale

Guitar and Ukelele players for beginners and up call to reserved a spot

5th Annual Enderby Antiques & Collectables Sale Enderby Seniors Centre 1101 Hwy 97A 40 plus tables of collectables! Fri Aug 30, 11-7, Sat Aug 31 9-6, & Sun Sept 1, 9:30-4 Admission $1.00

Summerland Sounds 250-494-8323

Real Estate

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Misc. Wanted Bowflex exerciser Call 250-490-4680.

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

Merchandise for Sale

BRAND NEW Queen Mattress & Box Set. Company coming? Tired of your old mattress? Still in plastic Mfg. warranty 250.870.2562

3 Rooms For $299,

WASHERS from $299 WASHER/DRYER sets from $449 FRIDGES from $299 RANGES Ask about our from $299 6 month buyback

Financial Services




INSPIRE your children to be creative and expressive through music! Group keyboard lessons for children ages 3 - 9 that include singing, rhythm, movement, composition and more! Find a teacher near you 1-800-828-4334 or PERRY Music Studio has openings for students of all ages wishing to study piano, theory and composition with RMT Anita Perry. Visit for more information. (250) 494-0871


Merchandise for Sale


Genuine Coin Collector Buyer Collections, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins etc 250-499-0251

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Other Areas 20 ACRES free! Own 60 acres for 40 acre price/payment. $0 Down, $198/mo. Money back guarantee, no credit checks. Beautiful Views, West Texas. 1-800-843-7537.

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent 1 bdrm completely renovated condo, 5 appliances, bright & spacious. NS, NP. $850/mo + utilities. Call 250-494-0100. Summerland: Large 1 bdrm apt for rent. F/S. Ref’s req’d. NP, NS, ND. More info call 250-498-4370.

Homes for Rent $800/MO. Olalla, 1/2 hr south from Penticton. 2 bdrm, w/d, s/f. NS. Closed in deck for smoking outside lrg fenced yd. 250-499-9703 Ideal for couple. Furnished, older Victorian home on beach in Trout Creek, Summerland. Sept 1 - June 30. $1,600/mo plus util. NP. 250-494-8066.


Auto Financing DreamTeam Auto Financing “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

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Medical Services Directory Summerland’s Health Professionals


CLERICAL POSITIONS PART TIME AND CASUAL ON CALL S.D. #67 (Okanagan Skaha) invites applications for temporary and on-call Clerical Positions. Qualifications: • Completion of Grade 12 • Office Administration Certificate or equivalent training in the clerical field • Demonstrated keyboarding/typing speed of 60 w.p.m. • Demonstrated word processing/data processing skills • Excellent communication and organizational skills • Ability to deal effectively with public, staff and students

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume, along with a S.D. No. 67 Support Services Application Form (available on SD67 website) by September 13, 2013 to: Colleen Wiens, Human Resources Officer School District #67 (Okanagan Skaha) 425 Jermyn Avenue Penticton, BC V2A 1Z4 Phone (250) 770-7700 ext 6367 Or fax to (250) 770-7732 School District #67 thanks you in advance for your interest in these positions. Only those qualified applicants selected to the short-list will be notified.

Dr. Jese Wiens, B.Sc. ND Naturopathic Doctor · Nutrition · Herbal Medicine · Bowen Therapy for pain · Homeopathy · TCM & Acupuncture · Lifestyle Counseling

250-494-3321 106-13615 Victoria Rd. N.

Pete’s Massage Massage therapy for athletes and active agers. FRT and Fascial stretching.

Wendy Otto

B.Sc.P.T., C.A.F.C.I., M.C.P.A.

Pieter Rijke, R.P.T., L.Ac. Greg Nield, R.M.T. Lisa Hallquist, B.C.R.P.A.



Open Mon. - Fri.: 8:30 am - 9 pm Sat: 9 am - 6 pm Sun & Holidays: 10 am - 6 pm

Phone: 250-494-1828

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Tara Ricketts, B.Sc. (Pharm) Basil Cogill, B.Sc. (Pharm) Ida Vergamini, B.Sc. (Pharm)

Monday - Friday, 9 am - 8 pm Saturday, 9 am - 2 pm Sunday, 10 am - 2 pm

Dr. Grant Goods Dr. Kimberley Goods Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

13225 Victoria Rd. N.

250-494-9266 “Serving Summerland Since 1980”

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Cars - Sports & Imports

Since 1946

1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9 Convertible Soft top, 5 speed manual. Heated leather seats,power windows, seats & mirrors. 4 new Uniroyal tires, Alpine stereo w/ipod wired in. Wind blocker on roll bars, Air bags and more. Summer driven only and garage stored during winter. Very Sleek looking & Well maintained. $14,000. (250)804-6399

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• Hot water tanks • Blocked drains, burst pipes • General plumbing maintenance

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Residential Sales, Service & Installation OUR DOORS ALWAYS OPEN AT VINNY’S


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Monday to Saturday 9am to 11pm Sunday 11am to 11pm

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Brad’s Small Engine Repair Since 1994


• Lawn mowers • Trimmers • Chain saws • ATV’s • Out boards • Dirt bikes


• Volkswagen & Import Repair Specialists • Auto Sales AUTOMOTIVE LTD. • Used Auto Parts PROOF

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❏Legal OK as is Notices Legal Notices ❏ OK with changes as shown ALCAR Storage in accordance with our rentPer Insertion:the tenant Briteny Sundberg is in alCost agreement, default of her rental fees. Therefore the contents ______________________________ of her 8x10 storage unit will be sold on September Insertion Dates: 10th, 2013 at 10:00am at 101-9210 James Ave., Summerland, BC. To view or submit a written bid August 22, 2013 ______________________________ no later than 5:00pm on September 9th, 2013. Customercontact Signature Please ALCAR Storage at 250-462-0065.

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Sales Rep. Notice is hereby Given that Creditors and others, having claims against the Estate of MARTHA ______________________________ SODERBERG, deceased, formerly of 218-9302 Angus Street, Summerland, British Columbia, VOH 1Z5, deceased, are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned Executor, c/o Mair Jensen Ph: (250) 494-5406 Blair LLP, 700-275 Landsdowne Street, Kamloops, BC We 6H6, appreciate your business! V2C or on before October 8, 2013, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard Please Return ASAP only to the claims that have been received. 5x13 BW JOHN SAMUEL COOPER, Executor Business DirectoryMair Jensen Blair LLP, Lawyers

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Concert benefits Agur Lake Camp The Agur Lake Camp Society presents Justin Hines in Concert with Special Guests Ash and Bloom on Saturday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. at Centre Stage Theatre. This benefit concert, in Support of Agur Lake Camp Society, is part of Justin Hines’ Vehicle of Change Tour. Hines has been doing a North American fundraising tour since early summer in support of various charities and non-profits across the continent. Tickets for the Summerland performance are available at The Sweet Tooth on Victoria Road North. Even though Hines grew up singing in church at his grandmother’s behest, his realization that music is not only his path, but also his destiny came at the most unlikely of places — at a Toronto Raptors’ basketball game in front of thousands, 15 years ago. Hines, then 14 years old, won a vocal competition to sing the Canadian and U.S national anthems at the game and his world opened up before him. “In that moment, it all seemed possible,” he recalls. “That per-

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David Finnis formance eliminated any stage fright.” Thrown in the deep end, Hines, who has performed professionally ever since, realized he could not only survive, but thrive. But then again, Hines has thrived all his life against odds that would daunt someone with a less indomitable spirit. Hines has Larsen Syndrome, a joint dislocation condition that has him permanently using a wheelchair. “The reality is I don’t really look at my situation as that big a deal,” he says. “We all have things that challenge us, just some people’s are a little more visible in the forefront. Mine is very apparent, whereas others wear it on the inside.” Hines has performed across the globe, throughout Europe, China, the Middle East, South Africa



and North America. He performed at the Beijing Olympics supported by Sheila E, the Vancouver Olympics and the Pan Am Games in Mexico. Hines released his fifth studio album “How We Fly” this spring. His home in the music world is not cut and dry. “Most people assume there are challenges to being a performer in a wheelchair and indeed there are some, but when an audience sees you climb on stage via a giant metal ramp, you kind of have their attention,” says Hines. ooo If you know of an event you feel should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar, please email artspalette@ or call 250-404-3225. and artspalette. The Arts Palette is written by David Finnis, Publicity Chair and President of the Summerland Community Arts Council, PO Box 1217, 9533 Main Street, Summerland, B.C. V0H 1Z0.




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Alexandra Edmonds, left, and Lynden Beesley show some of the works in their exhibit, Deifying the Diva, which opened on Aug. 15 at the Summerland Art Gallery. The exhibit continues until Sept. 28. Edmonds’ portraits ROYAL LePAGE illustrate characters of PARKSIDE REALTY ancient Greek mythol250-494-0505 ogy, asking what these goddesses would look like if they were modern women. Beesley’s 3 BEDROOM HOME - CLOSE TO TOWN! powder coated steel • 10512 Julia Street, quite no-thru street figures and bronze masks create protec• Beautifully landscaped, very private back yard tresses. The show can • 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, spacious rec room be seen at the gallery Tuesday to Saturday • Close to town MLS® $329,000 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.



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