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A campfire ban, in place since the beginning of August, has now been lifted, but regulations still apply.
A recent fundraising initiative has provided money for the One Person Project.
Seven Summerlanders competed in the Challenge Penticton triathlon on Sunday.
School kits from Summerland will be sent to help students and teachers in developing countries this fall.
Carla McLeod Special to the Summerland Review
Jayden Doyle slides into the water at Okanagan Lake during a warm, sunny day last week. For the coming week, rainy weather and cooler temperatures are in the forecast.
Election reform promised by John Arendt
Fire ban lifted
A bargain is something you don’t need at a price you can’t resist.
Changes affect advertising and donations at municipal level
The provincial government is promising changes to municipal elections, including a ban on anonymous contributions, for the next time voters go to the polls to elect councils. The changes, which will be detailed in a white paper next month, also require disclosure and registration of third-party advertisers in local government elections. Sponsorship information will be required on all election advertising and campaign finance disclosure statements must be filed within 90 days instead of 120 days. “We are committed to ensuring that election participants are fully aware of any changes well in advance of the Nov. 15, 2014, local elections,” said Coralee Oakes, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. “These changes are about enhancing transparency and account-
ability.” Officials with the Union of B.C. Municipalities are pleased to see the changes coming. “UBCM is pleased to see that the province is moving forward on elections legislation,” said Mary Sjostrom, president, Union of BC Municipalities. “The phased approach they are adopting will help ensure the changes will work for the full range of communities in B.C. All candidates will look forward to learning what the rules will be for the 2014 campaign.” Mayor Janice Perrino, who was invited to the task force after the 2008 municipal election, said the changes are a good start in election reform. She said communities across the province have struggled with electoral issues, especially in the 2008 election. The changes governing anonymous advertisements were needed, she said. “It’s becoming a huge issue right across the province,” Perrino said. “When people make public comments, they need to sign their names.” See CHANGES Page 7
Bears returning to region by John Arendt
The bears are back in town — and they’re hungry. Zoe Kirk, WildSafeBC community coordinator for the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen, said bears are being attracted by fresh fruits as well as food wastes in the community. “Some of our habits place wildlife in jeopardy,” she said. “We humans have accidental-
ly provided a feast for bears at this time of year. Some residents place garbage out to the curb early the evening prior or a day or so before pick-up and many garbage cans and bags are filled with a bounty of pungent summertime leftovers. “ Earlier this year, Kirk asked Mayor Janice Perrino for help in drafting a garbage bylaw to curb this problem. When garbage and recyclables
are set out in advance, bears, with sensitive noses, will pick up on the smell and search for the food. For this reason, she said garbage should not be set outside until the day it is picked up. In Naramata, where a bylaw has been put in place, the number of problem bear encounters has dropped dramatically. Before the bylaw was put in place, six to seven bears were
destroyed each year. In the last three years, conservation officers have been called to destroy one unhealthy bear. So far this year, four problem bears have been destroyed in Summerland. Two others have been tagged so officials can track their movements. One of the two tagged bears later showed up in Peachland, Kirk said. See MEASURES Page 3
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POLICE rEPOrt Woman scammed On Aug. 23, police were called after a 90-year-old woman attempted to withdraw a substantial amount of money from her bank account in order to pay for a prize. The caller had told the woman she had won $78 million through a Reader’s Digest contest, but had to send in the money to claim the prize. Bank officials noticed the irregularity and issued a stop payment. Police say scam attempts such as this one are reported to them frequently.
On Aug. 22, police were called after an iPhone was taken from a tent at Peach Orchard Campground. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or the Summerland RCMP at 250-494-7416.
Police were called to a single vehicle accident on Highway 97 at Johnson Street on Aug. 26 just after 10 p.m. A vehicle struck the median and a tire was destroyed as a result. A 20-year-old Penticton man was charged with failing to keep to the right. There were no injuries.
On Aug. 17 at 5:30 p.m., police attended a single vehicle rollover on Dale Meadows Road near Gould Avenue. The driver was taken to hospital with injuries. Police say speed and alcohol were both factors in the accident. The driver received a 90-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.
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Measures to reduce encounters with bears Continued from Page 1
On Aug. 22 at 11:30 p.m., police were called to Monro Avenue after vehicles had their tires slashed. Tires were slashed on four vehicles. A police investigation is continuing.
A bear was recently captured on one of the monitoring cameras set up in the area. In fall, bears are seen in and near the community as they scrounge for food to fatten up for the winter.
Once a bylaw is put in place, Kirk said it will take around a year and a half to see a reduction in bear incidents in the community. In addition to food waste, Kirk said winter bird feeders can also attract bears and other wildlife. “Bears can get 5,000 calories out of a bird feeder,” she said, adding that the seeds and nuts are calorierich foods. Bird feeders should be set out after Dec. 15 and taken in by
Easter. In order to control bear encounters, Kirk recommends several measures. o Keep garbage secure and tightly sealed. o Make sure your compost is working. o Pick urban fruit and nut trees as soon
as possible and keep the area clear of fallen and rotting fruits. o Keep bird feeders and suet cages in storage until December. Problem wildlife should be reported to the Conservation Officer Reporting Line, 1-877-952-7277.
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Election reform After the anonymous advertisements, polarization and vitriolic comments which defined the 2008 municipal election and its aftermath, it was evident that electoral changes were needed. Last week, the provincial government finally promised some reforms which will be in place in November, 2014, when British Columbians next elect municipal governments. The changes will affect third-party advertising, disclosure statements, anonymous contributions and election advertising. Such measures will help to prevent the confusion seen in the 2008 election. At that time, questions were raised whether the candidates named in the advertisements had been involved in getting the ads circulated. When an advertisement is clearly marked to identify who has paid for it and who is endorsing it, important questions are immediately answered. When the one advertising must include his or her name on the ad, the tone will change. Under the cloak of anonymity, it is possible to take a position much more extreme than if the same message bore attribution. If anonymous ads had not been allowed in 2008, the tone of the campaign may have been more subdued. While the changes will improve future municipal elections, some questions remain. Around the province, the 2008 elections showed the problems and shortcomings in the regulations. Why has it taken so many years for the province to address these problems? More importantly, when online venues such as websites, blogs, forums and social media sites are readily available, will it be possible to stop anonymous third-party advertising altogether? The changes in the coming legislation are badly needed, but they will not fully stop the flaws which have been shown in past elections.
The upcoming Conversation Cafe next month will bring together Summerlanders to discuss the way we view culture in our community. The meeting is important as it helps us to understand how much we have in common when we consider various issues. By coming together and listening to each other, it is possible to find solutions which can satisfy a diverse and vibrant community.
Time to revisit grant funding When Summerland’s third roundabout was opened two weeks ago, special mention was made of the contributions from the provincial and federal governments. The price tag for the roundabout was $3.34 million, but not all the money came from the municipality. Some was the result of provincial and federal grant funding. John Arendt A grant of $500,000 came from the Building Canada Fund Flood Protection Program. Other funding included $600,000 from the Gas Tax Fund and $54,000 from the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. The gas tax money — a transfer and not a grant — came without strings attached, but the flood protection funding was the result of a specific grant request. The story has been much the same with other public projects. Every major undertaking in the past few decades if not longer has been funded in part through a grant process. In theory, this is a good idea as it alleviates some of the burden from municipalities. In practice, the process is cumbersome and can result in projects designed to meet funding requirements instead of community need. Under the existing structure, municipalities apply for
specific projects which meet the criteria of the grant offered at the time. These have included green initiatives, sports and recreation facilities, regional transportation projects and more. The money then goes to those projects which meet the terms and are considered most urgent. On the surface, there is nothing wrong with such a system and Summerland has benefitted in the past. Projects as diverse as the RCMP station, the water treatment plant, the expansion of Thirsk Dam and the sewer system all came about with the assistance of federal and provincial grants. The larger projects were necessary but could not have been completed without the grants. The smaller projects may have been possible without a grant, but the timeline would have been much longer. It’s a good method for the government body presenting the funding. At the end of the day, it is possible to show a list of projects, all meeting a set of criteria, which received funding. For the government on the receiving end, it is much less than ideal, particularly if a municipal government must choose between the most urgent project and one which is less important but meets the criteria of a grant. If funding is available for intersection projects, a community in desperate need of a new public building will end up looking at its road improve-
ments, which may be a much lower priority. Likewise, if a community can receive funding for parks or recreational facilities, road improvements which are more pressing may be postponed until a new grant becomes available. This system does not make much sense. Tying grant requests to a direction set by Victoria or Ottawa may mean Summerland’s greatest needs are overlooked or delayed. Those who sit at a local government table should know better than anyone about the needs of their community. The members of a council should be able to request funding for the most important projects rather than the ones which fit the current provincial or federal direction. The granting body would then consider if the plan has been thought out carefully, if the municipality has a history of completing its projects on time and on budget and if there is merit in the request. Summerland has some projects which are high priorities for the community, but until grant money is available for these needs specifically, the work will not get done. The municipality needs help in paying for infrastructure work. The present system is frustrating, but it will not change until the federal and provincial governments decide to simplify the needless complexity. John Arendt is the editor of the Summerland Review.
bad apples So far this year, four problem bears have been destroyed in Summerland. In addition to the ripening fruit and grapes, the smell of food wastes in the garbage can draw a bear, as can the smell of seeds in bird feeders. When measures are taken to remove potential food sources, the chance of a bear encounter will drop dramatically. Avoiding such encounters is good for the bears and good for us.
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The early years
Back to school
Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum
In 1909 the approximately 30 children who lived in Garnett Valley attended this one-room school. The school opened in 1907 but it was temporarily closed in 1911 when the new Central School was established in West Summerland. Students were conveyed to school by horse-drawn wagons but the daily trip was too much for the younger children so Garnett Valley School reopened in 1913. In 1919 it closed permanently; the building eventually becoming part of a barn. As Summerland students return to the classroom next week, we wish them a good year and the reassurance that their school will not become a barn in the near future.
Animal rescue began in 2003 Dear Editor: As we remember Firestorm 2003, let me add our two cents’ worth. Our emergency animal rescue volunteers responded to Firestorm 2003 as well to evacuate animals and safely shelter them during this hell. That year, we had decided to join an American group called Noah’s Wish. Believe me, we were kept busy during the summer of 2003. First in Osoyoos with a fire on Anarchist Mountain. Then, a gas leak in Penticton. On the August long weekend, we
deployed to 100 Mile House to cover Barriere north and then split our team to assist in Kamloops. With only a twoday break from that fire, we mobilized to Kelowna. It was an amazing response and with the guidance of a mentor from the Justice Institute, Canadian Disaster Animal Response Team was born. Our volunteers worked around the clock and to this day, many of that crew are still recovering from compassion fatigue and burnout. This dedicated group of people still meet monthly and we
Brenda Hamilton Manager/Funeral Director
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are proud to say that the team covers the communities from Princeton/Osoyoos all the way up to and including Winfield. Our colleagues in rescue, Noah’s Wish, have gifted us with their response trailer to better service our communities. The Emergency Social Services Association has tasked us with providing training in all six areas
of this province and trusted us with their bank account. This summer we completed training in Oliver and in Salmon Arm and many communities throughout B.C. have requested our aid. We are proud to stand tall with the ESS volunteers we support! Deborah Silk CDART Coordinator Summerland
Future looks uncertain for senate Dear Editor: Is Stephen Harper heading for the closet — again? This time it’s the senate, and not knowing what to do about it, what better action than to prorogue Parliament. To be fair, this time it is a lot more complicated. In Bev Oda’s case he was dealing with only one person and a single issue that ended with the Conservative government losing a vote of confidence, and being found in contempt of Parliament. This time at least four senators are involved, and while he was procrastinating, the matter slipped out of his hands and is now with the RCMP. Having admitted to having “perused” Senator Wallin’s spending and expressed an element of comfort with her claims, the optics are not good. The larger issue is the future of the senate. In its present form, the senate can only stall legislation,
and only for six months. To be truly effective, our senate needs the same legislative authority as the U.S. senate, which can propose, amend and defeat legislation, and by being able to do so provide much needed balance to the House of Representatives, which is the equivalent to our House of Commons. The tricky part for Harper is how to handle the process of determining whether we keep the senate, change the role of the senate, or eliminate it. Will he acknowledge that we are still a colony and exercise his colonial powers to implement his decision or, will he insist that we are a democracy and let the people decide, by means of a binding national referendum? Trying to unload it onto the courts is completely irrational, and just another cop-out. Andy Thomsen Summerland
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Fire ban rescinded A campfire ban, in place since Aug. 1, has now been lifted. The Kamloops Fire Centre lifted the ban at noon on Aug. 26, following rainfall throughout the area and a decreased risk of wildfires. While the ban is no longer in place, campers must still follow provincial campfire regulations.
The size of a campfire may not exceed half a metre wide by half a metre high. F l a m m a b l e material such as twigs and pine needles must be removed from the campfire area and a fuel-free area must be maintained while the fire is burning. Campers must have a shovel or at
least eight litres of water on site to extinguish the fire. Fires must not be left unattended and the ashes must be cool to the touch before leaving the area. Other fires, including those larger than half a metre wide by half a metre high, industrial burning, fireworks and burning barrels remain
prohibited. The fire ban had been put in place because of the hot, dry weather and the high fire danger rating. In a normal year, half of all wildfires in the province are caused by human activity while the rest are the result of natural conditions, such as lightning strikes.
Discussion will examine culture When the next Conversation Cafe is held next month, participants will examine how they understand culture in Summerland. The Conversation Cafe is organized by the municipality’s Cultural Development Committee and will be held on Sept. 12. Barbara Thorburn, one of the organizers of the event, said she wants to see as many people as possible attending.
“There are many different definitions of culture,” she said. “We want the community to be thinking and be engaged in a discussion of what culture means to us.” She added that culture need not be restricted to the arts but should also include diversity and multiculturalism. After the discussion, members of the municipality’s
Cultural Development Committee will review the comments and meet with municipal council. “We’ll look at the results and see what the people have to say.” David Finnis will be the moderator for the evening. The Conversation Cafe will be held at the IOOF Hall, 9536 Main St. on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
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CounCil report The regular meeting of municipal council was held on Aug. 26 in council chambers. All council members except Coun. Bruce Hallquist were present.
Annual report received
The municipality’s 2012 Annual Report, which had been distributed on July 22, was accepted.
Council approved the Agur Lake Camp Society’s request for the waiver of fees for Centre Stage Theatre for Aug. 31. The waiver is for the camp’s Justin Hines benefit concert.
Hospital support reaffirmed
Council gave its support to the patient care tower project for the Penticton Regional Hospital.
Council approved a development variance permit for 14805 Mellor Rd. The permit allows an accessory building in an exterior side yard and reduces the exterior side yard setback for the building from 4.5 metres to 1.0 metres.
Dock extension approved
Council approved a development variance permit to lengthen a dock at 2450 Landry Cresc. The variance increases the maximum length of the dock from 40
metres to 75 metres.
Voting delegate appointed
Council appointed Coun. Martin Van Alphen as voting delegate for the 26th annual general meeting of subscribers of the Municipal Insurance Association of B.C. The meeting will take place on Sept. 17 at the Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention. Coun. Peter Waterman and Coun. Robert Hacking were appointed as alternate delegates.
Council adopted a zoning bylaw amendment to create the M1-A Business Industrial Zone at 10918 Rennie St.
Building bylaw read
Council repealed the municipality’s building bylaw and all amendments and replaced it with a new building regulations bylaw. The new bylaw received first three readings.
Watercourse bylaw read
Council gave first reading to an amendment of the Official Community Plan to adjust the watercourse development permit area. A public hearing on this bylaw is scheduled for Sept. 9.
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Changes will affect election advertising Continued from Page 1
In the 2008 election, a series of advertisements endorsed one of the two mayoral candidates and six of the 13 councillor candidates. All who were endorsed in the advertisements were elected. The following year, when criticisms arose, those named in the ads said they did not approve them. In December, 2009, Mark Ziebarth came forward and took responsibility for the endorsement ads which bore the name Citizens for Smart Governance. At the time, Ziebarth said he did not register and report the financial details of the advertising campaign, nor was he required to do so. “Nowhere in the
Local Government Act does it say an individual has to report advertisements in the newspaper,” he said. Perrion said t changes to the advertising regulations and the other changes will help to provide more transparency. She added that other election changes are still needed. The task force asked that municipal elections be held one month earlier, in October rather than November. “It’s very hard to campaign in cold weather,” Perrino said. The change will take effect in the 2017 municipal election, but Perrino wonders why it was not implemented for the 2014 election. A recommendation
for four-year election terms was not included in the changes. Perrino said the longer terms would benefit communities since council members would have more time to become familiar with the issues they are facing. Changes affecting campaign spending will be useful, although Perrino said overspending has not affected Summerland elections. Maureen Fugeta, Summerland’s corporate officer, said she is looking forward to the changes. “I’m hoping that with some of the changes, it will be clearer for us,” she said. The changes will address issues which have arisen in Summerland’s municipal elections in the past.
Cassina Morin, left, and Jenny Morin sort cherries at Keith and Jan Carlson’s orchard on Garnett Valley Road. In the background is Caitlyn Anderson. The cherry harvest is now nearly completed.
SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 67 (OKANAGAN SKAHA)
SCHOOLS OPEN TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 RegistRation of students new to the distRict • All students new to the district who did not previously attend school in Penticton or Summerland in June 2013 are asked to register at their catchment schools. Please bring the student’s birth certificate, student’s BC Care Card or BC Services Card, parent’s BC Care Card, proof of address, any custody agreement/guardianship papers (if applicable) and most recent report card.
New Elementary School Registrations: • All elementary schools will be open for registration for students new to the district on: Tuesday, August 27th, Wednesday, August 28th and Thursday, August 29th
9:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
New Middle and Secondary School Registration & Course Changes for all students: Summerland Middle School (250-770-7685)
August 26th, 28th, 29th & 30th (closed August 27)
9:00 a.m. to noon & 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Summerland Secondary School (250-770-7650)
August 26th to August 29th
9:00 a.m. to noon & 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
opening day pRoceduRes Grades 1 to 12 - All School District No. 67 students, except Kindergarten (parents will be contacted directly with regard to school entry date) • First day, September 3rd, will be a half day of instruction • Usual morning start time on Tuesday, September 3rd, EXCEPT for the following: • Grade 9 at Summerland Secondary, start at 8:45 am • Grade 10 to 12 at Summerland Secondary, start at 10:15 am • Dismissal times will be approximately 12:00 noon unless otherwise indicated • 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)
YOur COmmunitY COnneCtiOn 13211 Henry Avenue 250-494-6451 • www.summerland.ca MAYOR: Janice Perrino COUNCILLORS: Lloyd Christopherson, Robert Hacking, Bruce Hallquist, Orv Robson, Marty Van Alphen, Peter Waterman
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Municipal Council will hold a Public Hearing to hear representations of interested persons who deem their interest in property affected by the below mentioned amendment to the District of Summerland Official Community Plan Bylaw (2008) No. 2000-310 at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 9th, 2013 in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Office, 13211 Henry Avenue, Summerland, B.C.: a) Bylaw Number 2013-019 Purpose: To adjust the Watercourse Development Permit Area. Two updates are required to the District’s Watercourse Development Permit Area (WDPA) in the Official Community Plan (OCP). The first update is to the policy section of the OCP due to a BC Court of Appeal decision regarding Riparian Areas Regulation. The second update is to the WDPA Map, OCP Schedule “E”, to correct an oversight in the identification of a stream at the west end of Dale Meadows Road. ‘This OCP Bylaw amendment is to refine the areas designated as Watercourse Development Permit Area in accordance with Section 919.1(1)(a) of the Local Government Act for the purpose of protecting the “natural environment, its ecosystems and biological diversity” and update the development permit guidelines and policies.’ Inquiries relative to the above proposed bylaw should be directed to the Municipal Office, 13211 Henry Avenue, Summerland, B.C. Copies of the bylaw and related correspondence are available for inspection at the Municipal Office during normal business hours (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), Monday to Friday inclusive (excluding Statutory Holidays), up to and including Monday, September 9th, 2013. Please note that all correspondence submitted to the District of Summerland in response to this Notice will form part of a public record and will be published in a meeting agenda when this matter is before the Council or a Committee of Council. The District considers the author’s address relevant to Council’s consideration of this matter and will discuss this personal information. The author’s phone number and email address is not relevant and should not be included in the correspondence if the author does not wish this personal information disclosed. Council will receive no representation after the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Maureen Fugeta Corporate Officer
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Garnett Valley Equestrian participants had a chance to test their jumping skills over jump courses of different heights and difficulty levels earlier this month. From left are Kinga Kotulska, Marnie Manders, Miranda Pawlenchuk, Phoebe Kotulska, Jenna Pearce, instructor Katia Heines and Lorraine Bennest.
Vehicles will be displayed at car show Restored and modified vehicles will be on display downtown during the annual Endless Summer Car Show on Sept. 14. The annual car show is organized
by the Apple Valley Cruisers car club. The event is an open car show, without restrictions to the vehicles which can be displayed. “It’s open to anything with wheels,”
said Garry Janzen, chair of the club. The majority of the vehicles will be from the 1930s to the 1950s, but others will also be on display, including hot rods, muscle cars, motor-
cycles and more. A 1903 Holley automobile will be one of the vehicles on display. The company which made the car today manufactures Holley carburetors. Janzen said more
than 300 vehicles are expected this year, as there are no other car shows in the province on the same weekend. Throughout the day, Flashback, a classic rock band,
will provide musical entertainment. The Summerland Secondary School Jazz Band will have a concession and will also perform. Numerous other community groups and
organizations are also involved with the show. Vehicle registration begins downtown at 7:30 a.m. and the show is expected to end between 3:30 and 4 p.m.
Summerland Rotary Club
5th Annual “Swing for Kids” Charity Golf Tournament Proceeds for Agur Lake Camp, a wilderness barrier-free camp for children and adults with special needs, and their families.
Thanks to all supporters and golfers.
Major Sponsors WestJet Dr. Shelley Bedard, Family Denistry Sherwood Trophies HNZ Topflight, Jan Rustad Princeton Wood Preservers, Elizabeth Marion Cassidy Upholstery & Designs, Judith & Dave Cassidy Summerland Golf & Country Club Vic Smith Dirty Laundry Winery Ken Sewell, Summerland TimBr Mart Kido Safaris Andrew Ladd, Winnipeg Jets Stan Smyl, Vancouver Canucks Cameron Barker, Vancouver Canucks
Special Thanks to:
Ken Oleschuk and Staff, Summerland Golf & Country Club, Mike Roberts, CHBC, Auctioneer/MC, Dave Cassidy, our Photographer, Summerland Rotary Club, Agur Lake Camp Society Board of Directors & Rotary Club members donated wine Edgy Petals, Summerland donated all table flowers, VP Grill, “Hole-in-One Watcher”Volunteers from Agur Lake Camp Society and Rotary Club of Summerland, , We sincerely appreciate all the support, donations and participants that helped make our tournament such a success! If in our enthusiasm we have forgotten anyone, please forgive us and accept our humble apologies – “Your Swing For Kids Team”, Rotary Club of Summerland and Agur Lake Camp Society.
Hole in one Sponsors 1) Huber Bannister Chevrolet, Ken Huber, Penticton 2) Summerland & District Credit Union, Kelly Marshall 3) Johnston Meier Insurance Agencies Stephen Corps, Oliver 4) Westland Insurance, Linda Harcott, Penticton
COMING EVENTS FOR AGUR LAKE CAMP Next event for Agur Lake Camp – a fundraising concert by Justin Hines, August 31, Summerland Centre Stage. See www.agurlakecamp.ca for details
Hole Sponsors 1. Hon. Dan Albas, MP Okanagan/Coquihalla 2. Dan Ashton, MLA, Penticton 3. Arrow Industries Ltd. 4. Berry & Smith Trucking Ltd. 5. Beth Burley, Summerland 6. Cassidy’s Upholstery & Design 7. Avery Law Office 8. CIBC, Ingrid Stevenson , Summerland 9. Sophia and Michael Zang 10. Simon R. Wells, Davis LLP 11. Dr. Alistair Bannerman & Family 12. Dr. G.R. Hatton, Dr. T. Evans, Eckhardt Dental Centre 13. Range Rider, Al Klar 14. Dr. Shelley Bedard, Family Dentistry 15. Garry & Marion Hollingshead, Summerland 16. Princeton Wood Preservers, Elizabeth Marion 17. Johnston Meier Insurance Agencies Group, Marie Mann Summerland 18. Pat Bell, Bell, Jacoe & Co. Lawyers 19. Preston Mott, Mott, Welsh & Associates 20. Brenda Hamilton, Providence Funeral Homes 21. Anke Smit, Pro Physio Clinics 22. Barbara & Orv Robson, Summerland 23. Royal LePage Parkside Realty, Sue & Ryan Eden 24. Dr. J. McIntosh, Dr. M. Abougoush, Dr. Cormillot, Summerland Dental Centre 25. Manulife Securities, Bob Wareham, Summerland 26. Summerland Rental Centre 27. Standard Life 28. Summerland Medicine Centre Pharmacy 29. Summerland Motel, John Lathey 30. Carla Ohmenzetter & Family, Summokan Park 31. Sysco Foods 32. WealthLINK Financial Services Inc., Mike Mervyn 33. Willowbrook Lane, Al & Ronda Fabbi 34. Valley First Credit Union, Doug Carnegie 35. Nick Zaseybida, Zaseybida Bonga Lawyers
Silent Auction 1. Beth & Maarten Bonten 2. Ramada Inn & Suites, Penticton 3. Art Knapps 4. Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa 5. Local Lounge & Grill, Summerland 6. Wally Barton, Summerland 7. Rev. Valerie Reay, Summerland 8. Penticton Auto Glass & Upholstery 9. Kaitlyn Zack, Summerland 10. Empire Life Investments, Blayne Brethour, Investia Financial Services 11. IA Clarington Mutual Funds, Blayne Brethour, Investia Financial Services 12. Computer Source, Penticton 13. Angela Bonten, Kelowna 14. IL Vecchio Deli, Penticton 15. Golf Schools Okanagan, Paul Monaghan 16. Bill Williams, Penticton
We sincerely appreciate all the support, donations and participants that helped make our tournament such a success! If in our enthusiasm we have forgotten anyone, please forgive us and accept our humble apologies – “Your Swing For Kids Team”,The Rotary Club of Summerland and Agur Lake Camp Society.
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Herlinda Burt of the Summerland Credit Union shows part of the expansion work. Once completed, the size of the building will increase from 930 square metres to 1,125 square metres.
Expansion work continuing at Credit Union Workers at the Summerland Credit Union are continuing to expand and renovate the building, but it will be several months before the five-phase
project is completed. At present, the second phase is underway, with 2.5 months remaining. Construction began in April and the
Ashton will open Summerland office MLA Dan Ashton will soon have an office in Summerland. Ashton said the office, at 10122 Main St., will be open half a day to one day a week, likely on Fridays, depending on the amount of traffic
completion is expected for next spring. Once the work is completed, the size of the building will increase from around 930 square metres to around
1,125 square metres. Between 80 and 85 per cent of the construction work is being done by local contractors.
INITIATIVE PETITION An initiative to amend the Police Act
it receives. “We have to make sure people have accessibility,” he said, adding that the riding of Penticton is one of the largest in the province. Ashton was elected to the legislature in spring.
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SEPTEMBER 2nd, 2013
A Salute To
hile Labour Day parades and picnics are organized by unions, many Canadians today simply regard Labour Day as the Monday of the last long weekend of summer. Non-union celebrations include picnics, fireworks displays, water activities, and public art events. Since the new school year generally starts the day after Labour Day, families with school-age children take it as the last chance to travel before the end of summer. Some teens and young adults view it as the last weekend for parties before returning to school. Labour Day has been a national holiday in Canada since 1894.
Okanagan Skaha Teachersâ€™ Union
Summerland Civic Employees
Appreciates all the support the teachers have received in their communities in defence of public education.
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T hank you
Promoting quality healthcare through safe staffing
Working with our communities for safe patient care Our Nurses Matter www.bcnu.org
Local 796 of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers would like to thank the residents of British Columbia for their support.
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Fundraiser benefits One Person Project
Photo courtesy of Eric’s Photo Lab
Toni Selles, right, presents a cheque for $2,225 to Brenda Lowe for The One Person Project. The money was raised at a recent cocktail party organized by the Soulfull Project clothing and accessory store.
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Toni Selles, proprietor of The Soulfull Project clothing and accessory store planned and hosted a fundraising event in July, with the proceeds, $2,225.60, being donated to the local organization the One Person Project for their programs in Kahama, Tanzania. The Soulfull Project sells ethically sourced products and donates a percentage from each sale to programs that feed children or support women entrepreneurs in developing countries. The Soulfull Project also supports the Summerland Food Bank. The successful cocktail party, held at the Summerland Banquet Hall, was Selles’ first fundraiser and she plans to hold more in the future. “It was a learning curve for sure but I look forward to helping to raise funds and awareness
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for all the great causes we have in our community,” said Selles. Brenda Lowe, president of the One Person Project gave a brief presentation at the event, explaining that part of the funds raised would be used to provide meals to children attending the Kahama Hospital’s HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Clinic as the toxic drugs cause painful sideeffects if taken without adequate nutrition. “Some of the money will go towards setting up a poultry cooperative, which will be run by the mothers, grandmothers and other female caregivers of the children who attend the clinic,” Lowe said. “Self-sustainability is key to progress for the families we support.” The Soulfull Project is located inside Eric’s Photo Lab 10120 Main St., Summerland, 250-4862455. For more information on The One Person Project visit their website, www. t h e o n e p e r s o n p ro ject.org email info@ t h e o n e p e r s o n p ro ject.org or contact Denise 250-4600565.
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Curtis Head works to replace a power pole at the intersection of Prairie Valley Road and Victoria Road South. Upgrades, including a large roundabout intersection, have been completed in the area.
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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
Church Page anglican church of st. stephen 9311 Prairie Valley Rd. (Stone Church in Summerland)
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10318 Elliott Street Worship Services 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM SBC Kids at 9:00 AM Lead Pastor: Larry Schram Associate Pastor: Del Riemer For info or help call 250-494-3881 www.summerlandbaptist.ca
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E 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 rughookingteacher.ca.
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. Summerland Pleasure Painters start their new season Sept. 6, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre. Watch for them at the Summerland Fall Fair. For information call Ruth at 250-494-7627 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.
Concert in the Park, Sunday, Sept. 1 at the Memorial Park bandshell. Gordon Paul in concert with Groundswell will perform. Sponsored by Searchlight Gospel of Summerland Baptist Church. For more information call 250-4943881. 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.
s Please call 250-4943313 or just walk in. 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@ shaw.ca for pickup. 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. 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
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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 (Visually Impaired Persons) members and friends meet the second Tuesday of the month at Parkdale Lounge. Whist is played on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at note: 7 p.m. at the Seniors Ad proofs not returned by Drop-In Centre, 9710 ______________will be run as is. Brown St. ❏ OK as is
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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.
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 778516-2001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Summerland Fruit Tree Project is seeking volunteers. 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 email@example.com for more information or visit facebook.com/ 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 from3x4 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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Lower speeds, scooter licensing proposed by Jeff Nagel Black Press B.C. cities will next month debate proposals to cut the default speed limit on municipal streets to 40 kilometres per hour and to force licensing and regulation on users of motorized wheelchairs and scooters. The two proposals are among transportation-related resolutions that will be on the floor at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Vancouver in late September. The City of Victoria is behind the proposed cut in default speed limits from the current 50 km/h – if the lower 40 km/h default limit is adopted by the province, municipalities could still selectively designate specific roads for higher speeds. The resolution asks for provincial aid installing new signage, including signs for roads where the speed limit would
be different from the default 40 km/h. The current default is dangerously high on some residential streets, argues Victoria Coun. Shellie Gudgeon. “Even laneways can be 50 km/h if it’s not signed,” Gudgeon told Black Press. “It’s far too fast for neighbourhoods and families.” Ian Tootill of the motorist advocacy group SENSE BC predicts drivers wouldn’t obey a 40 km/h limit and said there’s little evidence of low-speed fatalities or injuries that could be prevented with an even lower limit. “The people who are driving this agenda are the people who underneath it all are anti-car,” Tootill said. “A lot of these people don’t even drive.” Sidney council argues seniors drive the scooters too fast on sidewalks without any regulation. Their resolution to UBCM urges the
province to regulate the use of motorized mobility aids, including wheelchair and scooters, and require training, testing and licensing of operators. There’s currently no registration, insurance or licence required to operate them in B.C. The province has indicated to UBCM it intends to develop a coordinated plan for safe operation of motorized scooters, including possible amendments to the
Motor Vehicle Act. The provincial coroner in 2008 issued re c o m m e n d a t i o n s supporting scooter regulation after several scooter-riding seniors died in crashes with vehicles. The B.C. Coalition of People with Disabilities opposes the idea. “These are mobility devices that people need to get out into the community,” said executive director Jane Dyson. “Such a regulation would impede their
independence.” White Rock Coun. Larry Robinson said he’s all for it. “There has to be some type of regulation, including you to be approved or prescribed to use them,” he said. Robinson said he has seen people operating electric wheelchairs holding up traffic. And he said he knows people who don’t have a medical need for the machines but just like to use them to get around.
“I don’t think you should be able to walk into a store and walk out with an electric scooter and just drive it wherever you want. There has to be some qualification for the use.” Another potentially controversial resolution coming before UBCM is a call for the province to allow the use of photo radar to ticket speeders in school and playground zones. The proposal from Penticton council argues that police-
staffed speed traps and volunteer-run speed reader boards are labour-intensive and have had limited success in reducing speeding. Revenue from fines would be shared on a negotiated basis with local municipalities, Penticton suggests. The UBCM executive hasn’t taken a position on the idea but the province has always firmly said it has no intention of reintroducing photo radar, which was eliminated in 2001.
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Eden takes top spot in golf championship Ryan Eden of Summerland was the overall low gross winner in the Men’s Championship at the Summerland Golf and Country Club earlier this month. The championship was a hard fought battle among Eden, Nathan Ward and Len Filek. While Eden shot a fine five under par, 67 on Day One of the championship, both Ward and Filek also recorded sub-par rounds. Eden commenced Day Two with a two-stroke lead, but struggled to maintain it. At one point Filek took over the
lead, but could not hold it and at the conclusion of 36 holes, Eden and Ward were tied at two under par 142. On the first play off hole, Ward had a three-foot putt for birdie to win the championship but lipped out. The second play off hole was the long #8, and Eden hit his approach shot to eight feet, and made the birdie putt to win the 2013 edition of the Summerland Men’s Club Championship. This is the third time in the last four years he has won the championship.
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Seven Summerlanders in Challenge triathlon For seven Summerland triathletes, Sunday was a long day of swimming, cycling and running as they competed in the Challenge Penticton triathlon. The triathlon, which replaces Ironman Canada, attracted around 1,400 participants, or about half the number as were in Ironman in the past.
The course featured a 3.8-kilometre swim, a 180-kilometre cycle portion and a 42-kilometre run. Of the individual men, Neil Crofts finished 107th with a time of 12:24:25. He was 12th in the men’s 50 to 54 category. Ken Cashion finished 205th. His time was 13:35:50, placing sixth in the men’s 60
to 64 category. Michael MacDonald, the 309th individual male finisher, had a time of 15:14:40. He was seventh in the men’s 18 to 24 age group. Raymond Maaske, in 337th place, completed the event in 15:53:00, finishing 60th in the men’s 45 to 49 category. B. Edward Benoit, the 362nd finisher,
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had a time of 16:29:51. His time put him 67th in the men’s 40 to 44 age group. Fenton Ingram, 370th, had a time of 16:47:01, finishing 69th in the men’s 40 to 44 category. Of the individual women, Heidi Ingram finished 90th with a time of 13:51:20, finishing 13th in the women’s 40 to 44 category.
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Machtaler wins golf championship Summerland golfer Greg Machtaler continued his winning season in Salmon Arm earlier this month as he won the 2013 Titleist/FootJoy PGA of BC Cham-
pionship. Machtaler, the assistant pro at the Summerland Golf and Country Club, chipped in for the birdie on the second playoff hole to beat
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Greg Machtaler, left, accepts the William Thompson Trophy from Titleist/ FootJoy’s Bob Jude after Machtaler won the 2013 PGA of BC Championship on the second playoff hole over Bryn Parry.
phy. “I can’t explain it,” he said later. “It’s been a dream summer.” Machtaler added the PGA of BC Championship to the Assistants’ Championship he won in Chilliwack in June and the Pro-Assistant Championship he won with Summerland head pro Tye Babkirk in July, and the 2013 Canada Cup in Victoriaville earlier this month. Parry said the future for Machtaler is endless. “He’s just getting started,” said Parry. “I cheer guys like Greg on because I’ve been there and I know how hard it is to get to that next level. Greg has a great future in front of him.”
Machtaler had numerous chances to win the William Thompson Trophy, but a lipped out birdie putt at 17 and an approach on 18 that went a hair long into the fringe forced Machtaler into needing to two-putt for the win. His eight-foot birdie putt stayed right and that meant the trio was back to 18 for a playoff.
Parry and Edd Boudreau of Gorge Vale, the two runners-up take home $3,750 cheques for their efforts. Finishing in a tie for fourth were Olympic View’s Kevin Maxwell, who shot rounds of 69 and 72; McCleery’s James Harper, who shot 73 and 68; Two Eagles’ Dean Claggett, who shot 76 and improved by
11 strokes to 65 on the second day and Northview’s Kyle German, who also shot 73 and 68 for a 141 total. The fourth-place finishers each cash a cheque for $1,800. The top 37 players in the tournament shared more than $32,000 in prize money in the PGA of BC’s most prestigious tournament of the year.
Steam prepares for hockey season The Summerland Steam are set to start their third season in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. A total of 50 players will be vying for a spot on the roster, with many locals in the hunt. Team representatives say the talent pool has gotten better every year with this year’s prospects being the best by far. The Steam welcomes fans to come watch during the main camp. The camp began yesterday and continues today. The exhibition season starts Friday, Aug. 30 with rival Kelowna Chief in town at 7:30 p.m. and on Aug. 31 the Princeton Posse challenge the Steam again at 7:30 p.m.
The Steam will wrap up their exhibition games with the Osoyoos Coyotes in Summerland on Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. The league’s regular season starts with the Steam on the road for their first five games, visiting Osoyoos and Revelstoke on Sept. 13 and 14. The following weekend the team will travel to the Kooteneys , Nelson, Beaver Valley and Spokane. On Sept. 27 the Steam play their home opener when they face the Princeton Posse. Volunteers and billet homes are needed for the upcoming season so if you can help please call the Steam at 250-4620905.
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Fundraiser to benefit high school Justin Kripps, 2010 Olympian and 2014 Olympic hopeful, has teamed up with the Summerland Secondary School Athletics Department to hold a fundraiser which will benefit both the school’s athletic program and his quest for Sochi 2014. As a member of Canada’s World Cup Bobsleigh team, Kripps receives significant quantities of merchandise from Adidas, one of their main sponsors. It is common for sponsors to supply athletes with their products, but as Jon Montgomery (2010 gold medalist for skeleton) has said, “As athletes we often have to live hand to mouth, and the support we receive is usually not edible.” Cash sponsorships enable athletes to purchase what they need to live and train and compete. With ongoing financial restraints, athletic programs at Summerland Secondary School have seen funding steadily erode so that now individual athletes have to come up with $300 to $500 for each team they want to play on each year. “If it wasn’t for the school track team, I wouldn’t be where I am now,” Kripps said. “That is where my career started.” To help Summerland athletes, Kripps will donate his excess Adidas gear to the athletic department for them to sell and split the profits. Tom Brickenden, athletic director at the high school, is organizing the sale. “We are happy
Justin thought of us,” Brickenden said. “We are glad to be helping him on his Olympic journey. It is great to have one of our former students to watch at the Olympics.” Items include jackets, workout pants, snow pants, gloves, toques, caps, shirts, track spikes and various other items. “Of course Justin is now six feet and 220 lbs. of solid muscle, so this clothing is all on the large side,” Brickenden said. “It may be too big for most of our students, however we are hoping to attract a variety of people. Snowmobilers, snowboarders — in fact anyone who wants to help support our school and Justin, and have some good quality winter sports clothes at prices far less than retail.” Some of the items are brand new still with tags on, others have been slightly worn. The sale will take place Sunday, Sept. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. near the main entrance of Summerland Secondary School. Kripps has also donated a signed print of his 2010 Olympic bobsleigh four-man team in action. The print is signed by all four team members Pierre Lueders, Jesse Lumsden, Neville Wright and himself. Brickenden intends to frame the photo and hopefully generate enough money from its sale to have a bursary for a 2014 grad pursuing athletics.
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Scoreboard Golf Summerland Golf and Country Ladies Results: Aug. 20 On Aug. 20, hidden holes were 2,4,5,8,9,11,14,16, and 18. Players took their score on these holes, doubled it, and deducted their handicap to get a net score. First Flight: First Doris Tower, Vijai Vaagen and Pat Gartrell, 65; second Doreen Butterworth, 66. Second Flight: First Ruth Daviduk, 58; second Pat Thomson and Anka Manders, 62 Third Flight: First Janis Goll, 59; second Jean Walker, 62. Summerland Senior Men’s Club Results: Aug. 22. On Aug. 22, the Summerland Senior Men’s Club played a gross-net-net-net event. Bob Fortune fired a 76 to take low gross honours and Chuck Harman had a fine net 68 to top the field. Six players shared the deuce pot, all from the second and third flights. First Flight: First gross Bob Fortune, 76; first net Chuck Harman, 68; second net Jim Haddrell, 69; third net Doug Steinke, 72. Second Flight: First gross Lou Campana, 83; first net Ron Unger, 69; second net Denis Wright, 70; third net Nick Coe, 71. Third Flight: First gross Gulbag Hans, 95; first net Jim Donnelly, 71; second net Bill Maclean, 72; third net Moe Mellow, 73.
Tennis Summerland Junior Challenger The annual Summerland Junior Challenger was played at the Lakeshore Racquets Club Aug. 24 and 25, attracting 26 tennis players aged nine to 18 from around B.C. and Alberta. The tournament was sanctioned by Tennis B.C. and counted towards national rankings points for the players. Boys 12 and under: First Hubert Theodore, Kamloops; second Aron Pilbart, Penticton; third Ryan Bennetto, Vernon and Julian Pierce-Lord, Calgary. Girls 12 and under: First Leena Bennetto, Vernon; second Grace Gorges, Kelowna; third Marie Holmes, Summerland. Boys 14 and under: First Thomas Dietrich, Kelowna; second Pierre Holmes, Summerland; third Ross Millar, Penticton. Girls 16 and under: First Sybella Garvin, North Saanich; second Leena Bennetto, Vernon; third Simonka Slizek, Summerland. Boys 18 and under: First Kenneth Theodore, Kamloops; second Jordan Renwick, Kelowna; third Tom Coulter, West Vancouver.
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CASHIERS & STORE SUPERVISORS Mac’s Convenience Store Inc. is hiring Cashiers ($10.25/hr). Retail Store Supervisor ($17.31/hr). All 37.50 hours/wk. Mail CV: #102-14405 Rosedale Avenue, Summerland, BC or: email@example.com
CASHIERS & SUPERVISORS Mac’s Convenience Store is hiring cashiers ($10.25/hr) and retail store supervisors ($17.31/hr), 37.5 hrs/wk, mail CV 102-14405 Rosedale Avenue, Summerland, BC V0H 1Z0 or firstname.lastname@example.org FIELD CLERK Needed for out of town work site (21/7 schedule). Mature, flexible and positive communicator, understanding of importance of safety culture. Reporting to onsite foreman and Edmonton HO. Transportation to and from work site provided. Potential to grow with company; email@example.com Fax 780-488-3002. JOIN the RECOPE Team. Certified (preferred) exercise instructors needed M-W-F mornings for water and land based rehabilitation program. Sessions take place at Summerland Aquatic Center. For more information please call Maureen at 250-494-9006 Above average wages offered.
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Art/Music/Dancing PERRY Music Studio has openings for students of all ages wishing to study piano, theory and composition with RMT Anita Perry. Visit www.summerlandchamber.com/perry-music-aka-adp-productions for more information. (250) 494-0871
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Freestone peaches, 85 cents per pound. Call 250-494-1347 or cell 250-488-3745.
2 Coats Any Colour
(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls. Cloverdale Premium Quality Paint. NO PAYMENT, until job is completed!
Furniture Bedroom set, includes highboy, 2-piece dresser, 2 night stands. Exc condition, light oak. 250-494-0017. Must sell.
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BRAND NEW Queen Mattress & Box Set. Company coming? Tired of your old mattress? Still in plastic Mfg. warranty 250.870.2562
Appliances NEW & REBUILT APPLIANCES
HUGE SELECTION - LOWEST PRICES
Ritchie Street garage sales, located west of N. Victoria Rd. Sat, Aug 31, 8am-noon. Furniture, riding mower, utility trailer, household items, tack, etc.
Rebuilt Appliances with Full Warranties
WASHERS from $299 WASHER/DRYER sets from $449 FRIDGES from $299 RANGES Ask about our from $299 6 month buyback
Heavy Duty Machinery
Dickinson Family Farm, 17208 Bentley Road. Red haven peaches & nectarines. For new hours, 250-494-0300.
A-STEEL SHIPPING DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS Used 20’40’45’53’ in stock. SPECIAL 44’X40’ 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 www.rtccontainer.com
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
PEACHES & Italian prunes for sale. Jim Smith, 4415 Monro Ave. 250-494-1352
3 Rooms For $299,
#180-1652 Fairview Rd
(across from Home Hardware)
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HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/ newspaper? KILL BED Bugs and their eggs! Buy a Harris bed bug kit, complete room treatment solution. Odorless, non-staining. Not in stores, available online: www.homedepot.com New, white Blanco sink, 22 x 33 x 10, $300. Inversion table, $50. 250-494-3052. STEEL BUILDING sizzling summer savings event! 20x22 $4,188. 25x24 $4,598. 30x36 $6,876. 32x44 $8,700. 40x52 $12,990. 47x70 $17,100. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca STEEL BUILDINGS/metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! 1-800-457-2206. www.crownsteelbuildings.ca
Misc. Wanted Genuine Coin Collector Buyer Collections, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins etc 250-499-0251
SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 67 (OKANAGAN SKAHA) Requires
Legal Services CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind and a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.
Handypersons Bill’s Handyman Service. “No Job Too Small” Fencing, Decks, Landscaping, Cleanup & Removal, Small moves. 250-494-7267 Summerland
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THE BC SPCA is recruiting for a Branch Manager for our branch in Salmon Arm. For further information on this challenging role visit our website at: www.spca.bc.ca.
Screened Topsoil - $24 yard. 6 yard min. with free delivery. Dave Knight Trucking. 250490-7652.
Medical Services Directory Summerland’s Health Professionals
PART TIME AND CASUAL ON CALL CUSTODIANS Building Service Worker Certificate, or equivalent and cleaning experience required. Pay rate is $19.06 per hour. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 67 (OKANAGAN SKAHA) Requires 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.
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$20 per week FRT and Fascial stretching.
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Open Mon. - Fri.: 8:30 am - 9 pm Sat: 9 am - 6 pm Sun & Holidays: 10 am - 6 pm
Phone: 250-494-1828 www.summerlandphysio.com
- Doug Mailey, Pharmacist - Al Fabbi, Pharmacist - Ron Little, Pharmacist
$40 for minutes + 50 GST.
#100-13009 Rosedale Ave. Pharmacy: 250-494-0531
(10 week commitment) Call for Appointment
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 8 pm Saturday, 9 am - 2 pm Sunday, 10 am - 2 pm
250-274-4634 Call Jo @ 250.494.5406
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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:
Summerland Medicine Centre Pharmacy
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5177 Eden Road
Tara Ricketts, B.Sc. (Pharm) Basil Cogill, B.Sc. (Pharm) Ida Vergamini, B.Sc. (Pharm)
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”
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.
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SERVICE & PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY Since 1946
250-487-HEAT (4328) 24 Hour Plumbing & Heating Services
NOW INTRODUCING OUR PLUMBING DIVISION
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.
Musical Instruments GUITAR & UKULELE LESSONS
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#3-13604 Victoria Rd. N. Summerland, BC 250-494-5432 or 1-877-494-5432 www.martinstflowers.com
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Residential Sales, Service & Installation OUR DOORS ALWAYS OPEN AT VINNY’S
Vince Murti email@example.com
Guitar and Ukelele players for beginners and up call to reserved a spot
Summerland Sounds 250-494-8323
Real Estate Mobile Homes & Parks FACTORY DIRECT Wholesale CSA certified modular homes, manufactured/mobile homes and park model homes. We ship throughout Western Canada. Visit us online at www.hbmodular.com or 1-877-976-3737.
Revenue Property QUALIFIED BUYER looking to purchase Mobile Home Park. Must be in good state of repair. Reply @ firstname.lastname@example.org or leave message @ 250-777-3810
QUALITY residential/commercial storage, Professional Wine Vaults, rates from $15.00/month 250-494-5444 • 9400 Cedar Ave. www.aaministoragewinecellar.com
GIANT’S HEAD AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES 9535 Main Street, Summerland, BC V0H 1Z0
Brad’s Small Engine Repair Since 1994
www.iDreamAuto.com DL# 7557
Cars - Domestic 2006 Chev Impala, estate sale. 98,000 kms, good condition. $6500. 250-462-4367.
Cars - Sports & Imports
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
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.
• Lawn mowers • Trimmers • Chain saws • ATV’s • Out boards • Dirt bikes
DreamTeam Auto Financing “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals
DID YOU KNOW THAT... ... we have a Pancake Breakfast on the first Saturday of each month? Only $5
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Sport Utility Vehicle 2013 Ford Escape SE Intelligent 4WD 2l eco-Boost engine Upgraded, w/hitch, Moving and must sell :( 250-833-5605
Trucks & Vans
Experienced organic farmers looking for house or FARM to sit. We can care for gardens & animals. Start/end dates flexible. Call 250-809-8680 or email email@example.com
1994 GMC truck SLE. White, 3/4 ton, 4x4 automatic, with canopy. 96,000 km, good condition, one owner. $5,000 OBO. 250-494-4934.
Real Estate Appraisals E.W. (Wayne) SUNDBO, CRA 250-494-5353
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• Hot water tanks • Blocked drains, burst pipes • General plumbing maintenance
Merchandise for Sale
9203 James Avenue
250-494-0010 Legal Notices
Summerland residents turn to the pages of this paper to find professional and reliable local companies and service providers. To add it to your marketing mix, call 250-494-5406
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS 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 Blair LLP, 700-275 Landsdowne Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6H6, or on before October 8, 2013, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received. JOHN SAMUEL COOPER, Executor Mair Jensen Blair LLP, Lawyers
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Art Walk shows works by local artists Have you taken in Art Walk 2013? If not you have until Aug. 31 to visit all or some of the 38 venues in Summerland that are displaying art by local artists. Art Walk 2013 is an excellent opportunity to experience the original works of 37 local emerging and established artists. You will find paintings, photography, jewellery, pottery, textiles, and sculpture on display throughout Summerland and the surrounding area in venues that include restaurants, retail
outlets, and wineries. You can pick up an Art Walk brochure, which lists participating artists and venues, at the Art Gallery and Summerland Visitor’s Centre. Look for the Art Walk decal on participating businesses. It is exciting to know that our local theatrical company, Summerland Singers and Players, will be putting on the classic radio play, War of the Worlds, originally broadcast by Orson Welles, in October and that they are organizing a community read of A Christmas Carol on
David Finnis Dec. 6. Of course, you don’t have to wait that long to watch a great stage performance. The Many Hats Theatre Company are bringing the Norm Foster play,
Skin Flick, to the Cannery Stage beginning on Sept. 5. Don’t be afraid of the title. This hugely entertaining comedy won’t make you blush. (Though there is some language you might not want the kids to hear.) Skin Flick is a delightful poke at the adult film industry as only Norm Foster could do it — a tender and affectionate comedy about five innocent people caught up in the process of making an adult film. The laughs lie in the shock and discomfort of the char-
acters as they venture into uncharted waters. There will be a reception opening night in the adjoining Opus Bistro which will give everyone a chance to meet and chat with the cast and crew. Reserved seat tickets are available at the Wine Country
Visitor’s Centre Railway and Eckhardt in Penticton or reserved by phone at 250-2762170. 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@ summerlandarts.com
or call 250-404-3225. summerlandarts.com and twitter.com/ artspalette The Arts Palette is written by David Finnis, publicity chair and president of the Summerland Community Arts Council, P.O. Box 1217, 9533 Main St., Summerland, B.C. V0H 1Z0.
ROYAL LePAGE PARKSIDE REALTY 250-494-0505
LARRY and DONNA YOUNG • OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 11 am – 1 pm • • • •
HOUSE New construction, great curb appeal 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, beautiful finishing Vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, granite counters Full basement for future development. $426,000 MLS® Info and photos at www.larryanddonna.com
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Dixie Rosher, left, and Marilyn Topham fill some of the 400 school bags for the Summerland United Church’s 2013 project. Bags will be sent to Mennonite Central Committee in Abbotsford and will then be distributed to students and teachers in developing countries.
United Church prepares school kits School kits from Summerland will be distributed to students and teachers in developing countries. This is the eighth year Summerland United Church has partnered with the Mennonite Central Committee in Abbotsford to send school kits to developing countries. These school bags make a difference for students who have schools with teachers but none of the tools for learning. Parents have no money to provide the paper and pencils needed by the students. All the boys and girls who have the privilege to attend school are thankful for these gifts and eager to put them to use. Children are often
only able to attend school until Grade 6 when they then must go out to work to help support their families. Education means they will be able to get a better paying job. In the past, bags have been distributed to students in Bosnia, North Korea, Kenya, Syria and Guatemala. In 2012, 129,779 school kits were distributed to developing countries. Each kit was prepared and donated by worldconscious church members. Through the Mission and Outreach Committee, with the assistance of the Summerland United Church congregation, cloth bags are made to contain note books, pencils, an eraser, ruler and col-
oured pencils. The local church’s goal is 400 completed school bags which will be sent to the central point in Abbotsford for loading and transporta-
tion to the selected countries. Anyone interested in helping with this humanitarian initiative can contact Summerland United Church.
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$329,000 • 3 bedroom home • Stunning Mountain Views • New Roof, Double Car Garage 12588 Taylor Place
• Flat, Serviced Building Lot • In Quiet Trout Creek • Steps to the Beach! 1520 Nixon Road
• Location, location, location! • 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home • New Kitchen • Peaceful Neighbourhood 10919 Young Street
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