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Japan trip tops $8,000 Travel costs paid for three municipal representatives by John Arendt Summerland’s recent Sister City delegation to Toyokoro, Japan cost the municipality more than
$8,000 as the municipality picked up the tab for two members of council and one staff member. Mayor Janice Perrino, Coun. Orv Robson and municipal planner Ian McIntosh were among the 19 people who participated in the Sister City visit.
The cost for each of the municipality’s representatives was $2,750, including flights and accommodations while in Japan. The total for these three people came to $8,250. The municipality did not pay for a spouse’s travel costs.
McIntosh said the municipality did not pay for the members of Summerland’s Sister City Committee, five students including members of Summerland’s royalty or members of the public who were part of the delegation.
“Of the 19 who went, three were paid,” McIntosh said. He added that the visit was a chance for Summerland delegates to learn about Japan and to examine ideas which may be possible here.
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A Summerland couple recently celebrated their 75th anniversary.
Three Summerlanders are cycling to Mexico to raise money for youth sports.
The Summerland Chamber of Commerce has special events planned to mark Small Business Week later this month.
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A new online service will help employers and job seekers.
The Summerland Dance Club has resumed its monthly dances for the season.
The Summerland Steam enjoyed a winning weekend of Junior B hockey action.
YOUR SMILE What do you give a seasick elephant? Lots of room.
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Whether a commercial operation, or that of the back yard variety, the grape harvest is underway in Summerland. Pictured are Ervin and LeEtta Felker, using a family relic, an old apple mill, to crush their grapes.
Bears observed near town core by John Arendt
When Melissa Campbell noticed a mother bear and two cubs in a pine tree in front of her Steven Avenue house last week, she and her husband contacted provincial conservation officials. “I’ve been watching them from the house,” she said. “It’s pretty close to town from Steven Avenue.” However, even though
the bears were near the house and on a street just two blocks from Summerland’s downtown, they were not removed. Barb Leslie, inspector with the provincial conservation service for the Okanagan region, said attempting to remove a mother bear and cubs can be dangerous. “Dealing with a sow and cubs is very difficult,” she said. She explained that if
one of the cubs is captured before the mother is captured, the result is an angry and aggressive mother bear. She said residents need to take measures to ensure bears will not want to spend time on their properties. Zoe Kirk, WildSafeBC community coordinator with the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen, said the public needs to be alerted when
a bear is in the area, until the bear leaves. She added that relocating a bear or a family of bears often results in a slow death for the animals which have been removed. Bears, especially those with cubs, will often take refuge in a tree, Kirk said. The mother ensures the cubs are in the higher branches before she climbs to a lower branch until night.
Summerland has had a number of bear incidents this year. Kirk said throughout the province, the number of calls about bears in inhabited areas was down by about 20 per cent. Then, three to four weeks ago, the trend changed and many more bear sightings were reported. One-quarter of all black bears in Canada, or around 120,000 bears, live in British Columbia.
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Bike tour raises funds for youth sports Three Summerlanders are cycling along the Pacific coast to Mexico in an attempt to raise money to promote youth sports. Ella MacDonald, 20, her sister Sandra MacDonald, 24 and Gerry Hol, 20, hope to raise $15,000 during the 4,000-kilometre tour. The trip began in late September when the three started their trip in Bellingham, Wash. The route will take them south to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The three are raising money for Right
To Play, a global organization using sports and games to help children build life skills and better futures, while promoting social changes in their communities. Sports has been important for the three cyclists. Sandra MacDonald took a break from academics after high school to focus on competitive skiing. She was on the B.C. Ski Team and has raced on the international North American Cup circuit. After that season was over, she accepted an athletic
PoliCe RePoRt Driving suspensions issued
Police issued two immediate roadside prohibitions on Saturday. At 7:13 a.m. police issued a suspension to a motorist in the 13000 block of Prairie Valley Road. A 1991 Chrysler was idling in front of a house and a 20-year-old Summerland man was passed out on the front seat. Police said the man was impaired. He was issued a 90-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days. At 7 p.m., during a road check on the Princeton-Summerland Road, police stopped a 48-year-old man who was driving a 1988 Chevrolet pickup truck. The driver failed a sobriety test and was issued a 90-day driving prohibition. His vehicle was impounded for 30 days.
On Saturday at 4:35 p.m., police arrested a 30-year-old Summerland man for breach of conditions. The man had previously been arrested for a domestic assault and was under conditions not to have contact with the woman. The two were in the same vehicle on Saturday. Police arrested the man. He was taken to court and given new conditions.
Overnight on Sunday, three bins of apples were picked from an orchard in the Canyon View area. Police are continuing to investigate the theft.
scholarship to the University of Alaska Anchorage. In May, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology. Ella MacDonald has attended two years at the University of British Columbia in the undergraduate science program. She is planning to switch to a registered nursing program. Her sports involvement has included soccer, volleyball and recreational skiing. She also enjoys surfing, sailing and windsurfing. Hol is an avid hockey player and played for the Summerland Steam Junior B hockey team last year. He attended the University of British Columbia Okanagan in the kinesiology program but is changing to the marine engineering program next fall. The plans for the cycle trip began in December, 2012, when Ella MacDonald was discussing the idea with her
A rest from cycling
Ella MacDonald, left, Gerry Hol and Sandra MacDonald take a break in Oregon during a bike tour to Mexico. The three hope to raise $15,000 for youth sports.
older sister. “For the past two years, I kept talking about travelling, but I always went back to school,” she recalled. When she suggested the plan, Sandra MacDonald agreed to join her. As they began to prepare for the ride, Hol joined their team. The three of them believe in Right To Play’s purpose. “We have gained so much from sports that we would like to give back as much
as we can to those in underprivileged communities,” Ella MacDonald said. The three are now in Oregon. At the end of September, they had to take some time off from cycling because of the rough weather they had encountered. The trip is expected to take up to three months. Information about the trip and a link to their blog can be found online at macdonaldsisters.wordpress.com.
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Living with bears B.C. is bear country. With an estimated 120,000 black bears — one-quarter of the entire Canadian black bear population — in this province, bear safety and bear awareness become facts of life. Last week, a mother bear and two cubs were observed in a tree on Steven Avenue for a day. The incident occurred in a residential neighbourhood and within blocks of Summerland’s downtown. It was a little too close for comfort. Each year, there are reports of bear sightings near orchards and vineyards or in the outlying, less populated parts of Summerland. In these cases, the bears are drawn by the smells of the ripening fruit and grapes. Last week’s bear incident was more disturbing because it was in a heavily populated residential area. This is not the first time bears have come close to people in Summerland. We have had other encounters this year. Such encounters are not good for those of us who live here. Bears are wild animals and potentially dangerous. The encounters are not good for the bears either. Four problem bears in Summerland have been destroyed this year and two others have been tagged so conservation officials could track their movements. We need to do more to reduce the number of bear incidents in Summerland and in the area. Conservation and bear awareness representatives have urged the public to keep attractants such as garbage, bird seed and overripe fruit where bears cannot access them. A bylaw regulating when garbage may be set out at the curb has also been proposed. In Naramata, such a bylaw helped to dramatically reduce the number of bear incidents. Still, despite the best efforts in our community, we will continue to have some contact with bears. We need to learn how to handle such encounters to avoid a serious incident in the future.
The amount of community participation in Summerland’s growth strategy is impressive. So far, more than 1,200 people have been involved in the various events or surveys. Public participation is vital in such a project. The growth strategy will affect all who live here for many years to come. It is important that such a document reflect the wishes of the public.
B.C. marijuana referendum misguided VICTORIA – I won’t be signing the “Sensible B.C.” petition to demand a provincewide referendum on marijuana enforcement. You shouldn’t either, and here are a few reasons why. Let me start by saying I’ve been calling for legalization and regulation Tom Fletcher of pot for 20 years, to conserve police resources and reduce violent crime. Our war on drugs is a failure even for heroin and cocaine, and marijuana is obviously much easier to produce. But the current effort led by Dana Larsen, B.C.’s clown prince of pot, is not only misguided, it’s dangerous. The petition does not propose legalization. It seeks to impose a provincial law that would stop B.C. police from using any resources for simple possession charges. This would create a loophole in the federal drug law. So what would that do? It would protect otherwise innocent customers of the current illegal marijuana trade, while leaving the criminal distribution business in place. For a closer look at that, I recommend reports from the Surrey Six murder trial now underway, or the upcoming case against three accused assassins of Red Scorpion gangster Jonathan Bacon in Kelowna.
Larsen’s loony law would tie police hands when they are trying to hold someone on a lesser charge while they search for evidence of something nastier. This is a source of many simple possession charges today. Police chiefs have a different idea, asking for the option of treating simple possession as a ticket offence to keep the court time to a minimum. Both of these notions have the same obvious flaws. They don’t deal with sales to minors and they divert no revenue to government, leaving most of that in the hands of criminal dealers who buy cocaine, guns and fancy cars. Colorado and Washington have gone the legalization route, so far without interference from their federal government. These states need money, and they don’t need more crime or ill-considered hippy gesture politics. Meanwhile in Ottawa, Health Canada is trying to convert a poorly regulated mess of small-scale medical marijuana licences to a free-market system of commercial producers. Local politicians tore a strip off Health Canada officials at their recent convention, after years of warnings that federal licences were scattered at unknown locations, often used as fronts for larger grow-ops. Mission Coun. Dave Hensman predicted that when a grower gets a letter cancelling his licence, he’s more likely to roll up a big joint with it
than to shut down. Burnaby Coun. Nick Volkow suggested the response would echo an old Cheech and Chong routine: “Dave’s not here, man.” Here’s another reason not to support Larsen: the conduct of his organizers. One fellow set up a petition table at, of all places, the Terry Fox Hometown Run in Port Coquitlam. After scrawling “pot cures cancer” on the table, he proceeded to interrupt speeches by cancer survivors and the run itself by yelling the same false slogan. You can imagine how people with terminal cancer and their loved ones would react. Some would know that marijuana may alleviate side effects of chemotherapy, just as it can ease suffering for some multiple sclerosis patients. But the suggestion of a cure is as cruel as it is moronic. Larsen’s “cannibus” has been rolling around B.C., reaping uncritical media coverage. It even blundered into the recent Walk for Reconciliation in Vancouver, an event to mark the end of federal hearings into the effects of residential schools on aboriginal children. I wouldn’t support the Larsen bunch for anything, unless it involved them looking for jobs. Just say no. Tom Fletcher is legislature reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalNews. com. Twitter:@tomfletcherbc Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
bad apples We are amazed by the brazen actions of a thief or a group of thieves who picked three bins of apples from an orchard on Canyon View Road earlier this week. This was not just a petty crime of opportunity. Coordinating such a theft took planning and likely involved several people. If anyone has information about this theft, please contact the Summerland RCMP detachment or Crime Stoppers.
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Dear Editor: On behalf of the 2013 Summerland Royalty, I would like to sincerely thank the community of Summerland for their continued support of the Summerland Blossom Pageant and Royalty Program. The Summerland Royalty have just returned from a trip to our Sister City, Toyokoro Japan. This was truly an experience of a life time for these youth ambassadors to have the opportunity to represent our community in Toyokoro at city hall, schools, daycares, dinners, functions and in family homes. Maddy, Nicole, Tori and Natasha, I was extremely proud to witness how well you portrayed Summerland and Canada during your trip. The relationships that you have developed with Japanese dignitaries, friends and your home stay families should never be forgotten. Through relationships like these we will all learn respect and tolerance of other countries and respect our differences. Thank you to Summerland’s Sister City Committee for making these relationships possible. Thank you to the citizens of Summerland for supporting our fundraising efforts by buying our apple pies, perogies, hot dogs, fajitas and supporting our bottle drives in order to make this trip a reality for the Summerland Royalty Youth Ambassadors. We could not have done this without all of your support! Karen Hooper Blossom Pageant and Royalty Coordinator Summerland
Benefits of invention explained Dear Editor: I am the founder and president of ElectroMotion Energy and the inventor of our core Revolution technology. I want to clarify the benefits of our Revolution and
what we are proposing to the District of Summerland in response to a letter from Henry Sielmann in last week’s Opinions section. Unfortunately, Mr. Sielmann doesn’t
address any of the topics or issues relating to the article in the Summerland Review titled Electricity Policy Requested which supposedly prompted Mr. Sielmann’s letter in the
first place. I will therefore try to clarify the topics outlined in the original news article. Statistically, some 63 per cent of residential energy consumption is used for
The early years
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October is Women’s History Month in Canada, celebrating the contributions of women in society. There may not be a woman in this photo, taken around 1912, but the home (on Rumball Avenue) was owned by the Spencer sisters. In addition, the picture was taken by Mary Spencer, one of the first female professional photographers in Canada. Her remarkable story has now been publicized in A Steady Lens: The True Story of Pioneer Photographer Mary Spencer, by Sherril Foster. Meet the author, a local historian, at her book launch at the Kettle Valley Railway Station, Saturday, Oct. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. And be sure to drop by the Summerland Museum to see our display featuring Mary Spencer and Billy Miner. We’re open Wednesday through Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m.
space heating, hot water about 15 per cent and electricity is 20 per cent (Natural Resources Canada – http://oee.nrcan. gc.ca). Electrical energy is not the type of energy we consume the greatest, but we do require electricity all the time as nothing happens without electricity — no communications, business or even heating. E l e c t ro M o t i o n ’ s Revolution generates electricity when it heats your home — which coincides when we have peak use for our electricity – during the heating season. Data provided by Summerland Utility and analyzed by John B. Hall (retired CEO of PLP Utility) clearly shows that reducing this peak demand by generating our own electricity during heating season will save the community millions of dollars. The Revolution will reduce energy consumption and costs for homeowners while also benefiting the utility by eliminating the need to remotely generate and distribute the electricity we generate in our homes. Ironically, electricity is globally gen-
erated using thermal (heat) methods using coal, natural gas, diesel and nuclear fuel. The US Dept. of Energy (DOE) states that ‘for all the electricity generated in the USA more that two-thirds of the fuel used is lost as heat’. This means that 3 kW of energy is required to provide 1 kW of electricity at the demand site (e.g. your home). We have thermal pictures showing our electrical substation ‘glowing’ at 32 Celsius when the temperature outside is -20 Celsius…these are some of the heat losses which the U.S. DOE statistic refers. The Revolution does not increase carbon emissions. I have lived in Summerland for 20 years and want to see my Revolution benefit my community first. For review, I have posted the presentation we gave to the District of Summerand’s council to our website at www.ElectroMotionEnergy.com and will personally reply to any email inquires for additional information. Jai Zachary, President ElectroMotion Energy Corporation Summerland
back to them…with both hands. I still don’t know how he knew which of us owned that iPad. Their city hall, (municipal government) manages the health care system, the education system, the social system as well as what we consider to be municipal functions. The town of Toyokoro owns and operates farmland including packaging and distribution. All of this in a town of 3,000 people.
We can learn a lot from these people and from looking outside our very small environment. I feel extremely fortunate to have been given a very intimate look into how a small rural farming town in Japan manages its business. All by very gracious and forthcoming people. I hope the Sister City program continues for a very long time to come. Ian McIntosh Summerland
Lessons learned during Toyokoro visit Dear Editor, I was one of 19 people fortunate enough to recently visit our sister city of Toyokoro in Hokkaido, Japan. It was an amazing experience and I will never be the same. The graciousness of these wonderful people was an eyeopener. Watching our Summerland royalty expand their horizons and engage with a very different culture was inspiring.
I personally got to view how the Japanese deal with parking (where land is at a premium). Their parkades are like car vending machines…you drive in, pay your fee and your car is whisked away, either underground or up several stories to a storage spot to be retrieved when you return. No forgetting where you parked your car. The Japanese have no garbage receptacl es…an yw he re.
You create garbage, you take it with you. No garbage cans on the streets, in restaurants, in washrooms or in stores. Everything is spotless. Most commuters ride bicycles. Women in business suits and high heels, office workers, everyone rides bicycles. They don’t have bicycle lanes, as all bicycles go on the sidewalks…and no one wears bicycle helmets. Turns out they believe pedes-
trians and cyclists mix better than cars and cyclists. Their sidewalks are much wider to accommodate both, and they have a textured strip to aid the visually impaired. Their honesty is incredible. One of our travellers left their iPad on the railing of a communal deck outside our hotel room. They were very concerned but upon our return a gentleman was waiting at the bus door to hand it
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Events mark Small Business Week Did you know that in B.C., small businesses, defined as those with fewer than 50 employees, or selfemployed without paid help, represent 98 per cent of all companies? And did you know that small businesses provide nearly 56 per cent of privatesector jobs in B.C., and employ more than one million people? Here in B.C., the small business community contributes 26 per cent of the province’s gross domestic product. These businesses are definitely the engine of our economy. Canadians have been celebrating this fact since 1979 when business people in the Fraser Valley launched the first Small Business Week event. Since then Small Business Week has been held every October to recognize and celebrate the outstanding contribution of these businesses.
This year, during Small Business Week, the Summerland Chamber of Commerce is hosting an inspiration and education week to celebrate our business community. On Oct. 22, we will welcome NHL coach, author, and Stanley Cup champion, Ryan Walter to Centre Stage. Now a nationally recognized speaker and president of the Abbotsford Heat, Walter says the difference between winning and losing has little to do with talent or coaching. The difference often comes down to how leadership fuels and sustains its team’s hungry spirit. The first 150 ticket holders will also receive an autographed copy of Walter’s new book: Hungry – Fuelling Your Best Game. On October 23 and 24, the Okanagan region’s own media
Christine Petkau maven and creator of the Eat, Drink, Tweet, extravaganzas, Alison Markin, will lead two social media ‘bootcamp’ experiences. These will be held at the Summerland Waterfront Resort and include refreshments and appetizers. The session on Oct. 23 is geared to beginners and the session on Oct. 24 will be aimed at those who want to develop their social media strategy. Fifty tickets are available for each evening. We are looking forward
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Preoccupation with growth is a mistake
Dear Editor: Summerland city council’s preoccupation with growth completely ignores the fact that we do not have to grow. The key to stable, productive and safe communities is to establish and maintain sustainable economic activities. Over time that will allow the city to fine tune infrastructures to serve the needs of the community. One of our city council’s most important mandates is to protect our properties and our quality of life. For those members of city council who are not sophisticated enough to appreciate the laid back friendly rural lifestyle we have adopted over the years the solution is simple: Move to a larger centre like Kelowna, Toronto, or Detroit, where they can satiate their cravings for all the things that destroy societies, like drugs, noise, and pollution. Forget about building sky scrapers and high-density and high social cost developments, not to mention helter skelter rural developments that are extremely expensive to service, instead of orderly infill developments from the city centre out.
Stop wasting hundreds of thousands of dollars we don’t have on plug-ins for electric cars that will never be used by anybody and unsightly electronic billboards that only adds to the clutter. It is also time to start looking for undeveloped land to store all those RVs that are beginning to make our residential neighbourhoods look like trailer parks. A high priority should also be given to upgrade our city’s bylaws from rural to city status to give the bylaws department the tools it needs to curb the proliferation of hedges, fences, wood piles, farm equipment, unlicensed and derelict vehicles on our residential properties and public parks and boulevards. The smart way to deal with distressed properties is by adopting and enforcing land use by-laws that does not allow unsightly premises to develop. For the councillors who still remember why they were elected, it’s time to forget about their political ambitions and personal interests and begin to address the real needs of the community. Andy Thomsen Summerland
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Sister City delegation
Joined by representatives from Toyokoro, Japan, Summerland’s Sister City delegation prepared for numerous events during their recent visit to the community.
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“For the value we received, I’d say it was well worth it,” McIntosh said. He said the delegates were able to see some of Toyokoro’s developments and projects during various excursions during the trip. In addition, the cultural exchanges over the years have been worthwhile. McIntosh said one Toyokoro resident, who visited Summerland when she
was 15, spoke to this year’s delegates and thanked them for the experience. Now 37, she said the visit to Summerland was a life-changing experience for her. During this year’s trip, Chris McIntosh, a Grade 2 teacher at Giant’s Head School, brought a banner which was made by her students to present to the people of Toyokoro. During the visit, videos were created for her Summerland
students. The videos can be seen on YouTube.com. Darlene Forsdick of Summerland’s Sister City Committee said the ongoing ties between Summerland and Toyokoro are important for both communities. “These visits bring with them the opportunity to strengthen international ties and form cultural bonds that will seat firmly in the minds of their children and ours,”
she said. The Sister City agreement between Summerland and Toyokoro was signed in 1994. Since that time, 101 adults and 39 students from Summerland have visited Toyokoro, while 203 people, 114 of them students, have come from Toyokoro to Summerland. A delegation from Toyokoro will be in Summerland next August.
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partnership between Black Press and Metroland Media Group Ltd. Through its chain of over 100 newspapers, LocalWork.ca has already been filling the local recruitment and job search needs of countless Job Seekers and Recruitment Advertisers alike. With its 190 community and daily newspapers, including the Summerland Review, Black Press will add to LocalWork.ca’s already extensive coverage and market, and will add valuable resources and services for our users. Black Press also owns and operates BC Classifieds and BCClassified.com, and the Used Everywhere network. L o c a l Wo r k . c a ’ s mission is to deliver the best local job
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FALL IRRIGATION SHUT OFF Irrigation shut off is scheduled to commence, Tuesday, October 15, 2013. If you require an extension, you must complete an application form and submit a $44.00 non-refundable fee (cash or cheque). Application forms are available at Works and Utilities, 9215 Cedar Avenue and must be received no later than Friday, October 11, 2013. Please be sure that your master ball valve is closed before you blow out your irrigation lines as compressed air can damage the agricultural water meter. For further information please call 250-494-0431.
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Beitels celebrate 75th anniversary by Carla McLeod Special to the Review A Summerland couple have accomplished something that very few others have or ever will. Joe and Bessie Beitel have been married for 75 years. They met through the matchmaking
efforts of family members. They courted for one year and were married in 1938. Three years later they left the farm in Saskatchewan and moved to B.C. Over the next 41 years they raised three children and moved to several different commun-
ities throughout the province, where Joe served as pastor and built new parsonages. Bessie worked in retail. They retired in 1982 and moved to Summerland in 1999. As in every couple’s life, there were some rough times. “When we first
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got married we were poor,” Joe explained. They also experienced tragedy when they lost their son in an accidental death. The Beitels said their faith sustained them during difficult times. “We were serving the Lord,” Bessie said. “It gave us a hope. The future looked so much brighter even though there were difficult years. Our faith is really what kept us going and we had good health, both of us,” Joe added. They also learned to manage disputes without hurting one another. “We never went to sleep at night without saying we were sorry or making up,” Bessie said. Neither one of them ever would have considered separating. Joe referred to what they shared
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as a “steadfast love,” saying, “We just had a love for each other that kept us together and here we are after all these years.” And what do they look forward to? Joe answered, “We have a hope that the next life
is going to be heaven,” Joe said. “The future is as bright as the promises of God. Everything will turn out okay.” When asked if they would still be together they responded with, “Yes, we believe
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This gripping historical drama recounts the events leading up to the national plebiscite on Dictator Augusto Pinochet’s political future in 1988 Chile. Savvy ad man René Saavedra is recruited to spearhead the “NO” campaign and quickly realizes that not only does he have to persuade voters on how to mark their ballots, he first has to convince a dispirited, skeptical population to even go to the polls. Against stacked odds and with scant resources, the campaign gains momentum and the tensions and dangers build. Fascinating and suspenseful, bitingly funny and smartly compiled, this is a vibrant account of a powerful political coup. DIRECTOR: Pablo Larrain; CAST: Gael Garcia Bernal, Alfredo Castro PG ~ subtitled Pre-purchased Tickets $13 are available at the Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way (250-493-2928) and the Book Shop, 242 Main Street (250492-6661). Movies are screened at the Landmark Cinema 7, 250 Winnipeg Street, Penticton. Limited tickets $15 maybe available at the door.
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Barb Tucker, left, and Enid Chin discuss their exhibits in Myths, Fables and Fairytales. Members of the Summerland Potters’ Guild have their work on exhibit in the Adams Room at the Summerland Art Gallery. The show opened last Thursday and continues until Nov. 16.
Open house held on growth Summerlanders will have another opportunity to share their opinions on growth as the municipality holds an open house for the growth strategy this evening. The open house runs from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Arena Banquet Room, 8820 Jubilee Rd. E. So far this year, more than 1,200 Summerlanders have been involved in
numerous community dialogue sessions, the Action Festival booth, a cardboard city building event during Earth Week, 10 animated youth videos and online surveys. The information collected will be used for Summerland’s Urban Growth Strategy. The open house this evening will provide an analysis of 13 potential growth
areas. Residents will be able to see the financial, environmental and social aspects of focussing growth in each area. A final growth options survey is available at futuresummerland.com. Updates are also available online through Twitter through @summerlandbc and on Facebook at facebook. com/summerlandbc.
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E hall. Call 250-490-9272 for more information. Be.Free, a 12-step Christ-centred recovery program that is not addiction specific, meets every Thursday at Summerland Alliance Church at 7 p.m. For more information contact the SAC office at 250-494-9975 and ask to speak to Pastor Rick. 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. Lyme Disease support group meets on the second Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. at the A&W in Summerland. Everyone welcome. 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. TOPS BC #725 Summerland meets every Thursday in the lower level of the Seniors’ Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St. Weighin is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and is followed by a meeting. For more information call Marlene Vancha at 250-494-9565. 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 250-4936564. 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 meet Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre. For information call Ruth at 250-494-7627 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.
Book launch for Sherril Foster’s new book,A Steady Lens: the True Story of Pioneer Photographer Mary Spencer. The launch will be held at the Kettle Valley Steam Railway, Prairie Valley Station on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
DivorceCare is for all who are suffering from the difficulties resulting from separation or divorce. Meeting at Summerland Baptist Church just inside the
s Victoria St. entrance on Sundays 5 to 7 p.m. A free course is offered. Please call 250-4943313 or just walk in. South Okanagan Sunday Service on the third Sunday of every month from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 9111 Peach Orchard Rd., Summerland. Spiritual fellowship, music and inspirational message. Contact Rev. Melody for details at email@example.com. Website: www.cwlkelowna.com. Facebook: facebook.com/ SouthOkanaganSunday.
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. Join us for Pickleball, a tennis-like game, fun for all ages, at the Summerland Baptist Church gym, Victoria Road Entrance, Mondays from 3 to 5 p.m. Paddles provided. Wear comfortable clothes and gym shoes. For more info call 250-494-3881. 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.
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Steam add two wins on weekend It was a winning weekend for the Summerland Steam in Junior B hockey action on the weekend. On Friday, the team hosted the Grand Forks Border Bruins
in a 5-2 decision. Summerland took an early lead with two power play goals in the first period. Daylan Robertson scored at 13:16 with Kienan Scott and Josh DaCosta assisting.
Ryan Donaldson then scored at 11:27, with the assist by Sam Nigg. After a Grand Forks goal in the second period, Paulsen Lautard of the Steam scored at 7:56.
Scott and Braden Saretsky had the assists. In the third period, the Border Bruins added a power play goal, but Summerland responded with two more goals, both
by Donaldson to end the game. The first, at 11:05, was unassisted. The second, at 10:45, had assists from Piers Egan and Robertson. On Saturday, the
Steam travelled to Princeton to face the Posse in a 4-1 win. DaCosta began the scoring with a power play goal at 14:45. Assists were by Donaldson and Scott. Scott scored for the Steam at 2:22 with the assist by Easton Bodeux. In the second period, Cooper Holick scored at 14:14, with the assist by Braden Saretsky. This was followed by the sole Princeton goal.
In the third period, Robertson, assisted by Saretsky and Holick, had the final goal at 11:39. The Steam have five wins and four losses at present. The Steam also hosted the Osoyoos Coyotes on Tuesday evening, but results were not available by press time. On Friday, the Steam host the Chiefs at the Summerland Arena. Game time is 7:35 p.m.
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Bantams win twice The Summerland Bantam House hockey team had a strong start to the season with two wins over the weekend. The new Jets jerseys proved lucky on Saturday as the Summerland Bantams dominated South Okanagan with an 11-2 win. Sean Wilson led scoring with four goals. Brett Wilson and Kade Kozak scored two goals each while Will Gray, Dawson Handfield and Cory Berekoff scored one goal each. Assists went to Steven Sauer,
Teaghan Trewhitt, Handfield, Alexandros Tsoycalas, Kozak, Wilson and Berekoff. Kelowna 7 hosted the Bantam team on Sunday where the Summerland Jets again won handily. Handfield scored two goals while Trewhitt, Berekoff and Remy Houde had one goal each. The final score was 5-1 for Summerland. The next Bantam game is Saturday, Oct. 12 at 11:15 a.m. against Kelowna.
Interclub golf playoff held here The North South Interclub playoff was held at the Summerland Golf and Country Club on Oct. 1 with golfers from around the Okanagan Valley participating. The Interclubs are groups of courses which hold competitions. The South Interclub consists of Summerland, N’K’Mip,
Fairview Mountain, Osoyoos, Twin Lakes and Penticton. Each club sends two players to play against each of the other clubs, once at each club. Points are calculated using the Stableford system to determine the winner. This year, Twin Lakes was the South winner.
The North Interclub consists of Summerland, Shannon Lake, Shadow Ridge, Vernon, Royal York and Two Eagles. Next year Gallagher’s will join the North Interclub. The North winner this year was Shannon Lake. The Twin Lakes team finished with 122 points of Shannon Lake with 115.
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On Tuesday, Oct. 1, the Summerland Ladies Golf Club held a Turkey Shoot. The overall winner was Gwen Redfern with 71. The runner-up was Sheila Westgate with 71. First Flight: Low net first Lil Smith, 75; second Carol Mulligan, 77. Second Flight: Low net first Pat Stohl, 72; second Frances Colussi, 73. Third Flight: Low net first Sheila Westgate, 71; second Joan Coleman, 72.
Rylan’s favourite hockey memory in playing at the Bantam Rep Provincials. His favorite pre-game meal is perogies and hot wings. His favorite movie is Top Gun and his favorite saying is Plex, Parrot, Mule? In addition to playing hockey, “Sidsy” enjoys snowmobiling, dirtbiking and gaming. He thinks the best thing about Summerland is the nice beaches. HOME GAME SCHEDULE
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Coming Events GROW MARIJUANA commercially. Canadian Commercial Production Licensing Convention October 26th & 27th. Toronto Airport, Marriott Hotel. www.greenlineacademy.com. Tickets 1-855-860-8611 or 250-870-1882. Social bridge tournament hosted by Summerland United. Sat. Oct. 19th, 10am-3pm at the church all. $15 incl. bev., lunch & prizes. Register with a partner by calling Colleen Power@ 250-494-7494 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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(P/T) CLASS 1 DRIVERS Pick-Up & Delivery Van Kam’s Group of Companies requires P/T Class 1 Drivers for the Penticton area. Applicants must have LTL & P&D driving experience and must be familiar w/the Penticton region.
We Offer Above Average Wages! To join our team of professional drivers please drop off a resume and current drivers abstract to our Penticton terminal: 2303 Government St Penticton, BC V2A 4W5 For more information please call Carol at 250-493-4400 Van-Kam is committed to employment equity and environmental responsibility. We thank all applicants for your interest!
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SWM, 61yrs, 5’8”, n.s., caring, honest, mature, new to area. Interest: humour, romance, drives, dancing & travel. Seeks to meet likewise swf, any age over 60. Phone Norm, 6-9pm, 250-492-7015 Rm 111
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KOHLHAUSER Florence “Bunny” Edna
Florence “Bunny” Edna Kohlhauser peacefully went to be with her Lord on October 7, 2013 at the age of 75 years. She will be remembered and sadly missed by sons: Randal (Heather) of Penticton, BC, Lyle (Paula) of Lewisporte, NFLD, grandchildren: Lindsay, Courtenay, Amanda, Janelle, Faith and Silas, brothers and sisters: Leonard, Melvin, Verna, Leona, Lillian. Flo was sadly predeceased by her son Greg, in 2000. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, October 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Summerland Pentecostal Church, 9918 Julia St. Summerland, BC with Pastor Jean Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Canyon View Cemetery in Summerland BC. Condolences may be directed to the family through providencefuneralhomes.com.
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Help Wanted An Alberta Oilfield Company is hiring dozer and excavator operators. Lodging and meals provided. Drug testing required. Call (780)723-5051 Edson, Alta. Forestry Hooktender/Spotter Required. Must be experienced and physically able to work in all weather conditions. Fax:250-503-1148 SUTCO Contracting Ltd. requires experienced flat-bed highway drivers. Min. 2 yrs exp. hwy/mtn driving, loading and tarping. New equipment, satellite dispatch, e-logs, extended benefits & pension plan. CANADA ONLY runs avail. www.sutco.ca fax: 250357-2009 Enquiries: 1-888357-2612 Ext: 230
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ALL CASH drink/snack vending business route. Complete training. Small invest. req’d. 1888-979-VEND (8363). www.healthydrinkvending.co
DABBER BINGO, Seniors Centre, 9710 Brown. Every Monday, 1:30PM. 16 regular games, Lucky 7, Odd/Even, Bonanza. Everyone welcome. License #832873.
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21 Week HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM Classes start November 18, 2013. Call for more information. Taylor Pro Training Ltd. 1-877-860-7627. www.taylorprotraining.com
CANADIAN TAXPAYERS Federation (taxpayer.com) has an opening in its Sales Division. Aggressive Commission Scale. Door to Door experience an asset. Email: national. email@example.com or 1800-667-7933 Ext 111.
RASMUSSEN Nanny “Nan” Margrethe April 5th, 1926 – September 28th, 2013 Nan passed away peacefully on September 28th, 2013 at the age of 87 years. She will be remembered by her loving children; Allan Rasmussen (Susan) of Merritt, BC, Berit Hack (Ron) of Summerland, BC and Conny Betuzzi (Greg) of Calgary, AB.; also survived by her sisters; Tove Redies (Hans) of Summerland, Gerda Rasmussen and Inger Egelund, brothers; Poul Nielsen and Helge Nielsen of Denmark, grandchildren; Kristine, Lori (Travis), Luigi (Tanys) and Raymond; sadly predeceased by her husband Gunnar (1991). Nan immigrated to Canada from Denmark in 1953 and made her home in Summerland where she lived for almost 60 years, raising her family and making many friends. She took great pride in her work as a nurse and her involvement as a community volunteer. A Memorial service will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Summerland on Saturday, October 12th, 2013 at 1:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Summerland Health-Care Auxiliary, PO Box 1377, Summerland, BC. V0H1Z0.
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Condolences may be directed to the family through providencefuneralhomes.com.
“Every Life Tells A Story”
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Employment Trades, Technical
EDMONTON BASED Company seeks qualified & experienced (or experienced) Mulcher Operator. Fort McMurray, camp work, 21/7 rotation, flight in/out provided, safety tickets and drivers abstract required. Fax 780-488-3002 or email to; jobs@commandequipment. com
FRASER SHINGLES AND EXTERIORS. Sloped Roofing / Siding Crews needed at our Edmonton branch. Great wages. Own equipment is a MUST. For info contact Giselle @ 780 962 1320 or at email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Caretakers/ Residential Managers
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AUTOMATED TANK Manufacturing Inc. is looking for experienced welders. Competitive wages, profit sharing bonus plus manufacturing bonus incentive. Full insurance package 100% paid by company. Good working environment. Keep your feet on the ground in a safe welding environment through in hole manufacturing process. No scaffolding or elevated work platform. Call Cindy for an appointment or send resume to: email@example.com. Call 780846-2231 (Office); 780-8462241 (Fax).
CARETAKERS REQUIRED A Summerland Non-Profit Housing Provider is seeking a reliable, experienced person/s to care for a 53-unit seniorsâ€™ Independent Living apartment building. Must be physically fit and will be responsible for security, janitorial, activities, emergency response and some maintenance. This is an onsite position (will consider offsite). Must work well with seniors and have good references. This position is ideally suited for a retired couple. Familiarity and experience with the Residential Tenancy Act an asset. You can obtain an information package, including a job description, by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mail reply with cover letter, resumĂŠ and references to
100 â€“ 9302 Angus Street, Summerland, B.C. V0H 1Z5 or email to email@example.com. or fax: (250) 494-1137, Closing date Nov. 6th, 2013. Visit our website: www.parkdaleplace.ca
EDMONTON BASED Company seeks qualified & experienced Buncher Operator and Processor Operator. Fort McMurray, camp work, 21/7 rotation, flight in/out provided, safety tickets and drivers abstract required. Fax 780-4883002 or send and email to; jobs@commandequipment. com JOURNEYMAN AUTOMOTIVE Service Technician(s) in Hanna Alberta. Hanna Chrysler Ltd. offers competitive wages from $30/hour, negotiable depending on experience. Bright, modern shop. Full-time permanent with benefits. Friendly town just 2 hours from major urban centres. More info online at: www.hannachrylser.ca. Fax 403-854-2845; or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Cleaning Services Bâ€™S Residential Cleaning Service. $18.00 per hour. Call 778-516-1660
#180-1652 Fairview Rd
(across from Home Hardware)
Fruit & Vegetables Pumpkins & potatoes for sale. Fingerlings, reds, whites & yellows. We dig, you pick. 250494-0822. Fri/Sat Oct 11 & 12. Russian Red Seed Garlic, small or large quantities. 250494-9499 or 250-328-0899
Painting & Decorating
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Laminates - $0.69/sq ft Engineered - $1.99/sq ft Hardwood - $2.79/sq ft Overnight Delivery in most of BC!
For the Friendly Visitor Program Visit Seniors in their home for an hour/week. For more information please call Nicole at The Seniors Wellness Society 250-487-7455 or email email@example.com
NEW & REBUILT APPLIANCES
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NEW QUEEN Mattress Set $200 Company Coming? Tired of your old mattress? Still in plastic! Mfg. warranty 250.870.2562
Pets & Livestock
Pets FILA Brazilio Puppies (Guard Dogs). Families best friend/Intruders worst nightmare. All shots. 604817-5957
Big, bigger, biggest yard sale, Hoarders Anonymous at last downsizing. Tools new & used, used electrical & kitchen appliances, new & used auto items. Fri & Sat, Oct 11 & 12, 8am-1pm, 14110 Dale Meadows Road, Summerland Moving sale. Parkdale Lodge, 9700 Brown St. Sat., Oct.12, 8am-1pm. No early birds.
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13225 Victoria Rd. N.
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Homes for Rent
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SERVICE & PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY SERVICE & PROFESSIONAL
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STEEL BUILDINGS/Metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-4572206 or visit online: www.crownsteelbuildings.ca
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STEEL BUILDING - The great super sale! 20x20 $4,070. 25x26 $4,879. 30x32 $6,695. 32x40 $8,374. 35x38 $9,540. 40x50 $12,900. One end wall included. Call Pioneer Steel 1800-668-5422. or online: www.pioneersteel.ca
DID YOU KNOW THAT...
Quality Dry Cleaning Ultrasonic Blind Cleaning Alterations & Repairs Laundromat
Genuine Coin Collector Buyer Collections, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins etc 250-499-0251 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.
13407 Rosedale Ave., Summerland, BC
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Cars - Domestic
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Musical instrument repairs. String instrument tune-ups. Custom instrument building. Music lessons. 250-487-0601.
Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent Assorted rentals available. Call Leona at 250-460-0964. Summerland Realty Ltd.
Automatic, 4 door. New tires & after market rims. Power everything for the year. New brake pads, stereo & speakers (installed). 282,000kms Oil and filter replaced beginning of September. Minor rust behind back wheel wells.
Summerland: Large 1 bdrm apt for rent. F/S. Ref’s req’d. NP, NS, ND. More info call 250-498-4370.
Real Estate Appraisals E.W. (Wayne) SUNDBO, CRA 250-494-5353
storage, Professional Wine Vaults, rates from $15.00/month 250-494-5444 • 9400 Cedar Ave.
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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
Summerland Review Thursday, October 10, 2013
Authors to hold book launches This weekend two Okanagan authors will be holding book launches in our community. October is Women’s History Month in Canada and Summerland author, Sherril Foster has written a book about a local woman in celebration. Mary Spencer became known, especially in B.C., following her contract with the Vancouver Daily Province newspaper in which her wellknown photographs of the infamous train robber, Bill Miner, appeared in 1906. Mary received a little recognition for this assignment in Kamloops, but there is much more to her story which does not
include the fact that the woman photographer who appeared in the 1982 movie, The Grey Fox was Miner’s paramour! Mary lived in Summerland from 1911 to 1938 and her beautiful fieldstone home still stands. She was an accomplished artist in many art forms, which while living here included painting on china. The launch for Sherril Foster’s book A Steady Lens; the True Story of Pioneer Photographer, Mary Spencer will take place at the Kettle Valley Steam Railway Prairie Valley Station, 18404 Bathville Road, this Saturday, Oct. 12, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For those who enjoy dancing to the music of an earlier era, monthly dances have resumed. The Summerland Dance Club has arranged the dances for the past 60 years. The first of this season’s dances was held on Saturday at the Rosedale Room in the Summerland Legion. Dances will continue on Nov. 9, Dec. 7, Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 8, April 12 and May 10. George Sutton, a member of the Summerland Dance Club, said the styles of the
waltz, fox trot, jive and polka dances and the live music are from an earlier era. “This is going back in time,” he said. Public dances were held regularly after World War II. At its peak, the dance club had 40 members, but today there are 16 couples, Sutton said. He added that the club is intended for couples, not for single people. Those interested in joining are asked contact Anne Ling at 250-494-7168 or Ron Hack at 250-486-6858.
To those going through a separation or divorce, the holiday sparkle has dimmed and holiday cheer may be a painful memory. You need the support of family and friends this holiday season, but you will have to be wise in choosing which of those people are going to be supportive and will help you move through this season in a healthy manner. A safe place to find people who understand is through a divorce recovery support group. Such a group can provide you with friends who understand what you are going through and who can be a mutual support through the
holiday season. DivorceCare meets weekly to help you meet these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. Each DivorceCare session has two distinct elements: a video seminar featuring top experts on divorce and a small group time to discuss what was presented in that week’s video seminar and what is going on in the lives of group members. DivorceCare is a free, 13-week course that begins at Summerland Baptist Church Sunday, Oct. 20, 5 to 7 p.m. To sign up or find out more about DivorceCare, call Summerland Baptist Church at 250-4943881.
David Finnis The Summerland Museum will also feature a showcase about Mary which will be on display during Women’s History month. Kelowna-based artist Julia Trops will be signing her new book Art and Money on Saturday, Oct. 12, 1 to 3 p.m. at Margot
Stoltz new AIR (artist in residence) studio, located on the Wharton Street entrance of the Summerland Art Gallery. This is a book on, well, art and money, and is based on her interactions with artists, businesses, and the community over the past 12 years. On Tuesday, Oct. 22 at the Summerland Library The Friends of the Summerland Library Society is sponsoring a seminar for authors on publishing and marketing their manuscripts. The discussion will explore the many choices that confront the unpublished writer and how to go about evaluating them. Seating is lim-
ited and participants are asked to register at the Library before Oct. 15. And since we are on the topic of books and authors you might want to mark Nov. 23 and 24 on your calendar for the fifth annual Authors and Artists Christmas Faire being presented
by Red Toque Books and the Shatford Centre. 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.
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Dancing the night away
Members of the Summerland Dance Club held their first event of the season on Saturday evening at the Summerland Legion. Dances continue until May.
the perfect home for you! Call Shelley or Amanda at 250-490-0065
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THANK YOU FOR MAKING US #1 IN MLS SALES IN SUMMERLAND FOR THE PAST 23 24 25 YEARS!
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Your Checklist For Fall
Drop in and see Adrian and Staff for all your Automotive needs. Full service to all makes and models
ICBC and Private Insurance Claims
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9201 Alder Street Ph: 250-494-9054 Fax: 250-494-9014 email@example.com
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It’s foolhardy to head out in a poorly maintained vehicle in the dead of winter, of course, but even vehicle owners in temperate zones need to consider a fall car-care check. • Read your owner’s manual and follow the manufacturer’s recommended service schedules. Check Engine Performance. • Fuel—Put a bottle of fuel de-icer in your tank once a month. • Oil—Change your oil and oil filter as specified in your manual. • Cooling System—The cooling system should be flushed and refilled as recommended. • Check Heater/Defroster & Windshield Wipers—Replace old blades. • Stock up on windshield washer solvent—you’ll be surprised how much you use. and always carry an ice-scraper. • Have a mechanic check: • Battery • Lights • Exhaust System • Tires • Transmission —Often neglected until a major failure, routine checks and fluid changes at prescribed intervals can prevent very costly repairs down the line. • Emergencies—Carry gloves, boots, blankets, flares, a small shovel, sand, tire chains, a flashlight, and a cell phone. Put a few “high-energy” snacks in your glove box.