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Chase’s community paper for over 20 years! Issue for the week of Friday, May 18th, 2018 • Vol. 23, Issue 20

Farmers’ Market Starting Up by Kelsey Snelgrove

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he Chase Farm & Craft Market is starting up this Friday, May 18th in the same location as last year, near the Garden Centre in the Safety Mart Plaza. The hours will remain the same as last season, from 10 am- 2 pm every Friday until the last week of October. Three local farms are w o r k i n g together again to ensure the market

has a good selection of produce each week. Chase farms Roots Up Vegetable Farm and Golden Ears Farm, will be coordinating with Sorrento’s Notch Hill Organics each week to bring bedding plants (early season), seasonal fruits and veggies, bread, and eggs. There will be local honey producers, craft vendors and more. If you are interested in becoming a vendor contact chasefarmersmarket@gmail.com

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CHAMBER & VISITOR/INFO CENTRE GRAND RE-OPENING ON CANADA DAY!!

submitted by Chase & District Chamber of Commerce The Chase & District Chamber of exciting is that! Commerce and Visitor Centre is excited In 1994, the Board of Directors of that to announce that a freshly renovated time and some very generous business Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Centre owners pulled their donations and will be open to the public with a Grand resources together to purchase and build Opening on Canada Day. The Chamber the Chamber of Commerce office as it sits of Commerce has been operating in the today. Village of Chase for 106 years! Yes! How Continued on page 3...

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Community Bulletin Board

Chase

Email your event to info@chasesunflower.ca

The Chase & Region Kidney Support Group will meet on Saturday May 19th / 10 a.m., in the Mongkok Cafe @ Chase Country Inn. We hope to make this a monthly activity. Our focus will be on “Living Well with Kidney Disease”. Donna Dube, our public health nurse will be present. It’s informal, so feel free to stop by, have coffee and chat with us. You won’t get any medical advice, but we are here to share our experiences, whether you may be pre-dialysis or on dialysis, a kidney donor or a recipient, a family member, or anything in between. For more information, call Bruce Nelson 250-679-8481 or Donna Dube 250-6791418 (8 am - 3pm / Mon-Fri.) Chase & District K’FAIR - A great way to get your child ready for school! (for children who are entering Kindergarten in Sept. 2018). Wednesday, June 13th. 10:00am – 3pm. Chase Community Hall Please call 679-1393 to register your child for KFAIR2018. Proudly sponsored by Chase community partners, Public Health Promotion & Prevention Services and Fun and interactive health & wellness booths Dental and hearing screening. Kindergarten entry booster shots available FREE lunch for kindergarteners Fun zone with games & prizes, face painting. Special guest appearances

The Mammogram Clinic will be in Chase on June 29th and 30th. For an appointment phone 1-800-663-9203 Gospel Meetings are continuing in the Community Hall on Sunday’s May 6th, 13th and 20th at 3:30. Come and learn about Jesus. FMI phone 250-3099305

The Chase Sunflower invites stories, recipes, comments, photos, jokes and any other information that would be of interest to readers. We reserve the right to accept or refuse submissions and edit for content and length. We also reserve the right to refuse advertising that in our opinion does not reflect the concept of the newspaper. The opinions expressed in Letters and Columns do not necessarily reflect the views of this newspaper. Due care and attention for accuracy is used in checking advertising copy, but no warranty is implied by the publisher.

The annual Sun Valley Estate (217 Shepherd Rd) garage/bake sale will be held June 2, 2018 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Door prizes, hot dogs, coffee and goodies.

The Chase Sunflower is independently owned and operated by Shuswap Prairie Publishing. 1500 copies are printed weekly and distributed around Chase, as well as to Pritchard, Sorrento, Squilax, Scotch Creek, Jade Mountain, and Adams Lake. The Sunflower is available FREE for readers because it is advertiser supported. Please support the local businesses that advertise in the Sunflower; shopping locally enriches our community.

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Chase Lions

Chase Rotary Box 73

Pres: Terri Mindel 250-819-0428 Sec: Doug Everett 675-2574 Meeting at Chase Creekside Centre Thursday 5:30 pm

Churches of Chase & Area For info hours phone 250-679-3536 May 16th BRANCH GENERAL MEETING

7 pm

May 18th BURGER NITE 5 - 7 pm Adults $6. Kids $5. June 6th VETS DINNER More info to follow.

Blessed Sacrament

OFFICE: 838 Shuswap Avenue, Chase BC Hours: 10 am - 4 pm Monday - Thursday PHONE: (250) 679-8880 EMAIL: info@chasesunflower.ca WEB: www.chasesunflower.ca ** Alternate drop-off location at Willows Natural Foods ** MAIL: Box 524, Chase BC, V0E 1M0 Publisher/Editor: Kelsey Snelgrove

The Light of Life Native Fellowship Every Sun 3

Parish welcomes you to pm @ Chase Evangelical Free Church Friendly fellowship Sunday Mass @ 9 am. + Please join us every 3rd with food, family & friends after service. Everyone is welcome. Sunday at 10 am for the K Light of Life Mission- OPENof C Breakfast Shuswap Ave Pastor Joseph (250) 679-7656

Chase Evangelical Free Church

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400 Club Winner: Date: May 16, 2018 Winner: Rosemary Gillis Celista, B.C. - $100.00

CHASE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP Everyone welcome

Sundays at Creekside Centre, 542 Shuswap Exploring Christianity 9:30 am Worship Service 10:30 am Email: chasefellowship@gmail.com


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Community Bulletin Board Chief Atahm and Language Nest Registration Fun Fair. June 8th, Friday 4:00pm-7:30. Adams Lake Gym. Free Admission for children ages 6 &under (with adult). Kindergarten and Nursery and Language Nest (ages 0-3yrs) open for Registration. Event: Bouncy Castle, face painting, Games/Prizes, Photo Booth, Loonie Auction, Play area and Finger Foods The Chase Lions Club would like to thank everyone that attended the 50th annual Mother’s Day pancake Breakfast. The winners of the raffle tickets are as follows. 2 Westjet tickets to anywhere - Winner: Cheryl Thompson. Stay and Play golf package at Quaaout Lodge - Winner: James Friessen. $100 gift certificate for Atlas steak house in Kamloops - Winner: Dora McQuarrie Wed., May 23, 2018 - Chase Neskonlith Band Hall (west of Chase Hwy #1) - 6:30

p.m. One Night of Healing and Glory - Revival. Speaker: Rev. Dr. Alfred Lee & Ministry Team of Vancouver Revival Centre. For more info: 1 (250) 457-3845. Sponsored by: The Light of Life Native Fellowship of Chase. Everyone is welcome - Open to the public - Free admission *The Kamloops Family History Society* meetings take place at *Heritage House* in Riverside Park on the *fourth Thursday* of each month from *7:00 to 9:00 P.M*. (September to May, except December).​ NEXT meeting Thurs May 24th for further information contact Connie at 250-852-3218 Chase and District Chamber of Commerce - (See page 6 FMI) SAVE THE DATE | MAY 24 - MEET & GREET JUNE 1ST - FAM TOUR JUNE 5TH - AFTER 5 BUSINESS SOCIAL

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INFO CENTRE Reno In 1986 the Chamber of Commerce took on the contract of offering Visitor Services and Information to local residents; both new and old and many provincial, national and international visitors! The Visitor Centre sees nearly 4000 visitors a year in Chase and has become the “community hub” for information on local businesses, community services, tourism and more! For the past decade, the Chamber & Visitor Centre has had a mouse infestation that has become difficult to eradicate as new holes in walls, floorings, ceilings and foundations continue to accumulate. This has forced us to close our doors and temporarily move locations while we undertake some serious renovations. Because this is an emergency situation and it is time sensitive, this has created

the incapability of applying for other grants as the work is commencing immediately. We are extremely fortunate that our predecessors that sold the Employment Centre that the Chamber of Commerce ran for many years, put those funds into a GIC; intended use was for it to accumulate interest over years and only be used for grant matching for future Economic Development and other Chamber of Commerce programing or for an emergency situation, such as this. We are very excited for the revitalization of our office with a better layout to serve you better, and a brighter, cleaner and “mouse free” environment! So please come on by on Canada Day between 10am - 4pm for some refreshments and check it out! See more Chamber News on page 6...

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Page 4 • May 18th, 2018 • Chase Sunflower Team Chase would like to “SHOUT OUT” a big THANK YOU to Chase and our surrounding communities. To Sunshore Golf Club, the Golfers, the amazing volunteers and all our sponsors; you have made our 8th Annual Pink Ribbon Golf tournament a huge success. Team Chase will once again be making a significant contribution to the CIBC Run for the Cure.

Thank you to everyone who attended our Chase Legion Candle Light Vigil on Friday May 11th to commemorate Vimy Ridge. submitted by John Angus, Poppy Chairman Chase Legion

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Fire Brigades Past and Present Part One of a three-part series

by Carolyn Parks Mintz Author & Freelance Writer

With early settlement and the transformation of forests into towns and their buildings, firefighting became a critical and major undertaking for citizens. Wood stoves, overheated pipes, fireplaces, and a wayward spark could level the clustered layout of a community in short order. Even sidewalks were once constructed of wood. Families always kept at least two fire buckets on hand, and some municipal by-laws mandated such buckets, along with a ladder or two. The alert of a loud bell or the sounding of a large rattle by a watchman was the signal for residents to hit the ground running. Bucket brigades would quickly be formed, with the men relaying the full buckets and women and children passing empty buckets back to the water source. Buildings were often pulled down to help smother blazes. And at times, structures in the path of the fire were demolished to stop its spread, while people frantically tried to save belongings and guard against looting. Axes and crowbars were part of firefighting equipment even back then. Through the mid-1800’s, volunteer fire fighters were growing in numbers right across the country, often with an exemptions from jury duty or military service as incentives. Larger centres eventually phased out their volunteer forces, replacing them with paid positions. Ongoing maintenance of fire halls, machinery, horses, and equipment required fulltime staff. However, smaller communities continued to rely on stalwart volunteers to manage operations and to deal with the inevitable conflagrations. By the late 1800’s more sophisticated fire protection equipment had been developed, such as steam engines, horsedrawn apparatus, and hydrant systems. As well, building codes were in place that required fire walls, fire resistance

between floors, and sufficient minimum space between structures. Rubber-lined duck coats and rubber boots became the de rigeur garb for fire fighters by the early 1900’s—practical, safer, and in more visible colours. Two types of fire departments eventually evolved: hook & ladder crews utilizing ladders and long, hooked pike poles, and engine companies that doused flames with water, whether from handdrawn, horse-drawn or self-propelled equipment. And today’s motorized fire trucks are often designated as either ladder trucks carrying tools and ladders or pumper trucks capable of carrying and pumping water. At times, competition developed between fire departments over which group would fight the fire and collect the reward from the insurance company carrying the policy for the building. Structures were fitted with metal plaques called Fire Marks that indicated which insurance company underwrote the coverage and therefore, which firm would pay the reward for stifling the fire. In the Village of Chase, an important meeting was held on April 30, 1910 at the Underwood Hotel. Property owners and residents met to discuss adequate fire protection for the community. A few days later on May 3rd the Chase Fire Association was formed and its first Chief elected, Mr. William. Hudson. Also at that time, an order was submitted for seven hydrants, 400 feet of hose, nozzles and couplings. The association was funded by a share offering, at $1 per share, which raised $768. The village’s first firehall, believed to be the smallest in Canada—small but mighty—was constructed in 1912 near the intersection of Chase Street and Shuswap Avenue, with an alarm bell installed on it in 1916.


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Fire Association History

The Fire Association would fund its operations through community special events and sporting activities for many years. The fire hose cart on display in the Chase Museum was built in 1912. Water to the town site at that time was provided through lateral lines hooked to the Adams River Lumber Company’s water main, which was used to create water pressure at the mill. During the 1930’s and 40’s, the Carlin family owned water and electricity rights within the area. Chase Water Works District was set up in June of 1950, with the purchase of rights from the Carlins being completed by the end of that year, in the lead-up to village incorporation in 1969. Water Works also assumed control of the Fire Association.

In 1955, the town’s second fire hall was built on the same site as the first, and an allwheel drive truck was purchased. Plans for a new water system were underway in 1956 and by 1962, a more modernized system was up and running. 1975 saw the town`s third fire hall constructed at Okanagan Avenue and Chase Street, with a large expansion to the building added in 2009 to meet the needs of the growing village and area. 108 years of faithful service have been delivered to the Village of Chase by its dedicated fire fighters. Part Two will tell some of the stories of our current first responders—and talk about the future.

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Chamber Connection MEET THE NEW BOARD | MEET & GREET The Chase & District Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend an informal meeting, a “meet and greet”, of our newly inducted Board of Directors. Our Board of Director’s want to know “What’s on your Mind” Chase businesses? Come share with the board what you expect from the Chamber; programming, benefits, advertising, etc. We want to better serve our business community, and that starts with better understanding your needs! This is an open invite to ALL businesses in Chase, not only Chamber members. Please come and share so we can provide services and resources to suite your business, your needs. Please RSVP to Ali by May 23rd by emailing admin@chasechamber.com or by calling 2506798432.

FAMILIARIZATION TOUR | JUNE 1ST The Chase & District Chamber of Commerce is hosting a FAM Tour on Friday June 1st. You may have heard of Familiarization Tours (FAM Tour is the industry abbreviation) and wondered what they are, who provides them and who are they for. FAM Tours are hosted by visitor centres, tourism organizations and operators, travel destinations and attractions to familiarize Visitor Information Counselors and Destination Marketing Organizations with products and services that they feel will help the promote, market and sell their destinations or services and having first hand experiences are much easier to sell. We are excited to have Visitor Information Counselors and representatives from the Thompson Okanagan & Shuswap Regions come to join us on our tours. There will The Chase & District Chamber of Commerce is seeking Post-Secondary be 2 tours that day. Students for Full-time Summer Employment Opportunity. Tour 1 - guests will be chauffeured Positions include: around in golf carts to share that Open to any Post-Secondary Students to apply. • Visitor Information Counselor – 8 weeks/ 30 hours per week. we are the only Start date: June 25, 2018 municipality in • Student Event Coordinator – 8 weeks/ 30 hours per week Canada legally Start date: July 2, 2018 allowed to drive golf carts on our Visitor Information Counselor municipal streets. The Chase & District Chamber of Commerce is looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, and friendly individual as Visitor Information Counselor. This They will learning role offers the opportunity to gain experience providing general tourist and experiencing information to visitors, promote local business and attractions, and respond while visiting to inquiries by phone, email and in person. The Visitor Information Treetop Flyers at Counselor holds the key to ensuring the visitors expectations about their Chase Canyon BC & Shuswap experience is not just met, but exceeded. This is an integral Zipline, the Dr. component of the BC’s tourism industry’s ability to succeed. The successful Vagyi Memorial candidate will be an ambassador for the Chamber of Commerce and community, so professional manner is essential. Skatepark, Preferred Skills and Requirements: Sunshore Golf The successful candidate must be a Post-Secondary student taking Course, Memorial academic studies in one or more of the following fields; Travel and Park where we Tourism, hospitality management. BC Visitor Information Counsellor host our Lakeside training will be provided. ​Must be willing to work weekends and some Summer Music evenings. Series, the NEW Lion’s Splash Pad, a short hike up Chase Creek Falls

and a small Historical Tour of downtown Chase. Tour 2 - Quaaout Lodge’s Cultural Department will be meeting our guests at Memorial Park where they will climb aboard a 12 passenger traditional Secwepemc cottonwood canoe and tour past the pictographs whilst learning a little history. From there they will visit a kekuli, an underground pithouse and go on a short hike with incredible views of the Little Shuswap Lake then a tour of the Resort & Spa. Both groups will then meet at the Quaaout Lodge for a Networking dinner and dessert by the fire along with traditional storytelling. Chase has so much to offer and we are pleased to share some of the adventure recreation and cultural experiences our area has to offer to tourism representatives and market our beautiful Village and its surroundings. AFTER 5 BUSINESS SOCIAL | SUNSHORE GOLF COURSE Register today! Our next After 5 Business Social will be held on June 5, 2018 at Sunshore Golf Course from 5:00pm - 7pm! Sunshore Golf Course and The Chase & District Chamber of Commerce invite you to a social networking event and learn about Sunshore Golf Course along with enjoying appetizers and a cash bar! There is limited seats for this event so you must register today! RSVP by May 31, 2018. Call 250 679 8432 or email Ali at admin@chasechamber.com. Members - FREE | Non-members $5 NEWEST BUSINESS MEMBERS: Duck Range Heating and Plumbing Chase & District Health Services Foundation Shining Women Magazine - Barb Maher Life Coach Sunflower Bicycle Repair Shuswap Vacation Rentals Cow Pony Equestrian Salmon Arm Financial Trident Sprayfoam Insulation Pedal Bros. Ace Concrete & Asphalt Sealing


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2018 Budget Explained submitted by Village of Chase

On Monday, May 14, 2018, Council provided another opportunity for the public to provide comment and ask questions about the 2018-2022 Financial Plan and the 2018 Tax Rates. Afterward, both the financial plan bylaw and the tax rates bylaw were adopted. Chase, being a municipality (and a lovely one at that!) under the laws of the Province of BC, has the authority to collect taxes and fees to pay for the services provided to the members of the community. Sewer, water and solid waste are services that are funded by fees. They are considered a 'fee for service'. Other services like dog control, bylaw enforcement, pothole repair, community hall air conditioning, parks mowing, welcome signage, line painting, and snow plowing to name a few, are all services funded by taxation. If services are needed or desired, there must be money to pay for those services and that's where fees and taxes come in. And as with your groceries, laundry detergent, potting soil, plants and other household goods, costs continually increase for services purchased by and provided by your municipality. Our Chief Financial Officer prepares a budget based on the services that are historically provided, that people come to expect and the anticipated costs of delivering those

services. In order to raise funds for those services, fees must be charged and taxes must be collected. As was explained last week, Council is not changing the tax rate this year, it is staying the same as it was in 2017. That being said, many of us Village taxpayers will see an increase in our tax notices when they are sent out later this month. The reason for this increase is because in our area, in fact the Kamloops/ Shuswap region, property values have gone up. This is good news on a few fronts - it means that our properties are worth more if we want to sell them. Also, that means our area is becoming more popular as there is more demand for housing. This also means though, that even if the tax rate does not change from 2017 to 2018, the tax levies will be higher because the assessed values are higher. If you notice an increase in your property tax bill this year, it is due to the increase in the assessed value of your property. People are discovering Chase! And whether we like it or not, this discovery is having an impact on our property values. For more information, please contact the Village office at 250.679.3238 - if you have questions, we want to hear from you!

Lions Recycle Eyeglasses Worldwide submitted by Sorrento Lions Club

The Sorrento Lions Club received a personal thank you from James Lee, CLERC (Canadian Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centre) Chair for the dedication to the CLERC Eyeglass Program. He stated: “We value your contributions and are appreciative in knowing many hands prepare the glasses that are sent to Third World Countries. We are greatly in need of eyeglasses of all types (see the CLERC Post on the Lions of Canada Facebook page or the CLERC Facebook Page) and are hoping that you might be able to spread the word to nearby Lions Clubs. We have sent over 900,000 pairs to Third World Countries in the last 2 years,

and currently sent out our 5 Millionth pair. Of the 20 LERS (Lions Eyeglass Recycling Societies), CLERC has sent the 2nd most 2 years running. Once again thank you for your largesse. CLERC- An Out of Sight Opportunity to Aid the Vision Impaired of the World.” We want to extend our gratitude to In View Optical, Alpine Optometry and Evelyn's Eyewear for doing their part to help in our Lion's World of Service and to everyone who donates their old eyeglasses to this worthy cause. A special mention and thank you to our Past President Lion Terry Timms for collecting, packing and arranging shipping to CLERC in Calgary.

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Crowning Touch is proud to introduce a 6 year old girl from Rwanda named Denise. Proceeds from a groom this week; Sherman, will go to her sponsorship through Compassion Canada. Thank you! Call for details on our great May special from now until the end of the month. Have a great long weekend. Choose “Royalty”, get the Crowning Touch!

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Classifieds FOR SALE For Sale - 2008 Mazda 3 5 dr hatch, blue

black cloth power group, air cond., bike rack, alloy wheels, winter summer tires. Just serviced. 192,000 KM, $5200 OBO. 604-908-7964. 250-679-1067. For Sale - 2000 Nissan Pathfinder, 1-family-owned vehicle, 238,000 KM. 5 Speed, clean, runs great, 4 x 4, V-6 Power Sunroof. Asking $2500 OBO. 250-679-1067 or cell 604-908-7964. Farm EQ for sale • 2005 JD 705 Twin Reel Hay Rake 2136 hrs. $8000.00. • 2001 JD 45655 4 x 5 round baler 3580 Bales includes extras. $18,000.00 • 1995 JD 6300 4 x 4 75 hp ROP canopy. 5660 hrs. 640 F.E.L includes extras $28,000.00. 1-250-955-2501. FOR SALE - Acreage 160 private secluded acres south slope, lake view, pond, creeks, fenced, pasture, hayfield, woodlot, former homestead. $940,000.00. 1-250-955-2501. Items for Sale - Riot Kayak. Yakima Car Top Carrier. Stihl Multi-tool tiller. $200.00. Like New. 250-679-3964. 2002 Dodge Caravan SL. 1 Owner from new. 3.3 V.6 Engine. 250,000 KM. Well looked after $4,000.00 OBO. 8 wheels and tires. Call Dave at 679-3546. Michelin 4 truck tires for sale used. 75% rubber left on tires! LT - 245-75R-16. MS 2 LTX. $200.00. Call Dave at 679-3546. Rototiller for sale. 17”, 5 HP. Craftsmen. $250.00 OBO. 250-6796805.

Classifieds are $5 for 20 words. 20 cents for each additional word. Email info@chasesunflower.ca or drop off at 838 Shuswap Avenue or Willows Health Food Store.

SERVICES OFFERED

Need to board your dog? I am a mature, pet loving lady, honest & reliable. References available. Reasonable rates. 250-679-1153. Pruning, Licensed and insured. Thatching, power raking, aerating. Jonnie Walker 250-318-5237. Yard, gutter house, window cleaning, power washing, dump runs, painting, renos, firewood. Call Sam 250-852-2754.

WANTED

Wanted: Coin collections appraised and purchased. Buying and selling for 54 years. Also, metal detecting service for lost valuables. Chase and area. Phone 250-318-4054. Buying Old Items - Wood Windows, Doors, Ladders, Suitcases, furniture, tools, trunks, tubs, signs, lanterns, pumps, taxidermy, advertising, barrels, scales, farm. 250-577-3357.

GARAGE SALES

Multi-family Garage Sale - Leighton Avenue - Saturday May 19th at 9 am. Garage Sale - May 19th 8 am - 1 pm. 14 ft Boat Trailer. Lots of Stuff. 134 Leighton Avenue. Garage Sale - Saturday, May 19th from 9 am - 1 pm. 15 #566 Coburn St. $5 bag sale, U Fill. Garage Sale - Woodworking tools, compressor, generator and much more. 414 Pine Street, Chase BC. Saturday, May 19th and Sunday May 20th. 9 till ? Big Garage Sale - 563 Lakeshore Drive in Chase. Saturday the 19. of May from 9 am till 1pm. Some furniture / Antiques / Crafts items . . .

GARAGE SALES

Chabelos is having a Garage Sal !! (Hopefully first annual). Multi families, collectibles household items and much more. We are having bake sale / plant sale and White Elephant table with proceeds going to the Spray Park. Saturday May 26th 9 a.m. - 3pm

HELP WANTED

Are you a young-at-heart senior with an outgoing personality, looking for a part-time job? Inside Out Coffee House is looking to hire part-time seniors for 3/4 hours a day for several days a week. Apply in person 3:30-4:00 any day at the coffee house.

Are you looking for part-time work? Are you available 1 day per week? We are looking for a part-time delivery driver. No weekends or evenings are required. We supply the van, you supply a clean class 5 driver’s license and a willing attitude to get the job done (must be physically able to move appliances with the help of an appliance dolly). Apply in person with resume (no phone calls please) to Nationwide Appliance Plus. 709 Shuswap Ave Chase BC

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Page 9 • May 18th, 2018 • Chase Sunflower Obituary CARKNER, Elizabeth Florence (nee Wallace) November 2, 1931 – May 15, 2018 It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our mother, Elizabeth (Betty) Carkner at her home in Chase, BC on Tuesday May 15, 2018, at the age of 86 years. Betty was predeceased by her loving husband, Russell, in 2001 and her sister, Helen Smith, in 2016. Betty will be forever and lovingly remembered by her son Larry (Jennifer) Carkner. Daughters Mary Anne (Rick) Archer, Susan Carkner, and Nancy (Dan) Hassler. Also survived by her brother, Ron (Marg) Wallace, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Grandmother to Stacy, Sarah, Mitchell, Matt, Beth, Chloe and Russell. Great Grandmother to Carson, Skylar, Liliya and Everett. A Funeral Service in memory of Betty will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 1pm, at Creekside Seniors Centre in Chase. Interment will follow at Chase Cemetery. A Reception will be held afterwards at Creekside Seniors Centre. In lieu of flowers, those who so desire may make a memorial donation in memory of Betty to Chase Minor Hockey at H&R Block in Chase B.C. Online condolences may be sent to Betty’s family through her obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com

Chase Fire Rescue now accepting applications for new members Be part of an amazing team of men and women for a very rewarding opportunity. Must have class 5 drivers license. Applications are available at the Village of Chase office (826 Okanagan Avenue). Call 778-2203032 FMI.

HALL’S KENNELS - Pritchard *First time boarders receive one free day. *Special rates for long term boarders. Transportation available. 250-318-8367 Small engine maintenance and repairs - Certified technician Call 250-320-6082 all outdoor power equipment serviced. Lawnmower, weed whackers, rototiller, quads, motorcycle, generators, boat motors etc. Ask for Jarrett. Chase Upholstery – 323 Willow St, Chase, BC. 679-3923. Furniture – Auto – Boat tops and seats – RVs

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Horoscopes ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A stubborn refusal to go ahead on a project mystifies colleagues who expected more flexibility. But once you explain your position, they’ll understand and even applaud you.

for the week

TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A relationship seems to be stuck in the same place. Now it’s up to you, dear Bovine, how far you want it to go and how intense you want it to be. Choose well and choose soon.

GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A relationship progresses more slowly than you would prefer. Best advice: Insist on a frank and open discussion. What is learned could change minds and, maybe, hearts.

CANCER (June 21 to July 22) LEO (July 23 to August 22) VIRGO (Aug 23 to Sept 22) It’s all right to be grateful to a workplace It’s going to be especially nice to be Before you make a commitment on colleague who has done you a good the King of the Zodiac at this time. A any level (personal, professional, turn. But gratitude shouldn’t be a life- recent money squeeze eases. Plans legal), get all the facts. There might long obligation. The time start to work out, and new be hidden problems that to break this cycle is now. friends enter Your Majesty’s could cause trouble later domain. on. LIBRA (Sept 23 to Oct 22) SCORPIO (Oct 23 to Nov 21) SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 to Dec 21) Personal relationships improve. Your senses detect that something A prospect offers rewards, but it Professional prospects also is not quite right about a matter also demands that you assume brighten. A job offer could come involving a workplace colleague. a great deal of responsibility. Best advice: Follow your Knowing you, you’re up to through by month’s end. An keen instincts and don’t get the challenge, so go for it, old friend seeks to make involved. and good luck. contact. CAPRICORN (Dec 22 to Jan 19) A favor you did a long time ago is repaid, as a trusted colleague steps in to help you with a suddenly expanded workload. A family member has important news.

AQUARIUS (Jan 20 to Feb 18) A new job offer could require moving across the country. But before you let your doubts determine your decision, learn more about the potentials involved.

PISCES (Feb 19 to March 20) Your sense of fair play doesn’t allow you to rush to judgment about a friend who might have betrayed you. Good! Because all the facts on the matter are not yet in.

You have a romantic nature that allows you to find the best in people. You would excel at poetry and drama. YOU BORN THIS WEEK:


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Pete’s Pizza & Pasta Open at 4 pm Tuesday - Sunday

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CHASE HAMPER SOCIETY Emergency Help 250-682-6155

Donations Welcome

Jessica Kantymir, RMT 250-679-8066 Little Shuswap Physiotherapy Myofascial, trigger point therapy & more

Dump-and-Bake Chicken Pesto Pasta Ingredients 1 lb. raw boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced into bite-size pieces 1 ½ cups uncooked rotini pasta 1 cup halved cherry or grape tomatoes ½ cup diced fresh mozzarella 1 ½ cups low-sodium chicken broth ¼ cup prepared pesto sauce 1 teaspoon minced garlic ¼ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese ¼ cup loosely packed chopped or torn fresh basil leaves Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Spray an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray. In the prepared dish (or in a separate bowl), stir together uncooked chicken, Why do witches wear name tags? So they will know which witch is which. Two fish are in a tank, when one says to the other... “Do you know how to drive this thing?” A burglar stole all the lamps in my house and I know I should be more upset... ...but I’m absolutely delighted...

I once attempted to burst a lead balloon. It was an impoppable task.

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uncooked pasta, tomatoes, and diced mozzarella. In a separate bowl, whisk together chicken broth, pesto sauce, minced garlic, and salt. Pour the broth mixture over the pasta mixture in the dish. Gently toss to combine. Cover the dish tightly with foil and bake for 35 minutes. Uncover; stir. At this point you should check the pasta to make sure that it is al dente (firm but just about finished cooking). If it’s still too hard, cover the dish and return to the oven until pasta is al dente. Then move on to the next step. Sprinkle Parmesan over the top. Bake uncovered for 5-10 more minutes (or until pasta is tender and sauce thickens a bit). Garnish with fresh basil just before serving. Remember, as a child, when air for your bike was free? Now it’s $1.50! I asked the gas station attendant why. He said “inflation”. Just found out I’ve failed my German exam... Sacre bleu! My wife sighed, “Why does everything have to be a game with you?!” I replied, “An excellent question, my dear! But next time, please use the buzzer!”


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Chase & District Fish & Game by Helen Dalin secretary

This week the Chase and District Fish and Game Club would like to invite the community to their annual Fishing Derby and Family Campout at the Range in Turtle Valley. The camp out is being held on May 25th, 26th and 27th. The Fishing Derby and camping is open to any families in the community. It is not just for members. Everyone who is interested is invited to come out and see what our club is all about. For the Fishing Derby portion you register up at the Range on Friday evening until 8 pm. The derby ends on Sunday at noon. It costs $10 for non-members and $5 for members. Children 10 and under can enter for free. If children want to be included in the bigger prizes they can enter as an adult. There are 4 lakes that you are allowed to fish in – Fleming, Phillips, Miller and Skimiken. These lakes are for 10HP max or electric motors. There will be prizes!! CDFGC is going to try to make a satellite map to help participants find their way to these

lakes if you don’t know where they are. Camping is dry camping only at the range. There are no services except for some out houses for tenters. There is a big field to camp out on. Saturday night is BBQ time. Several pork loins will be cooked along with potatoes and buns. Campers are asked to bring potluck sides and salads to share with others for the BBQ to make sure there is lots of delicious food for everyone. There will be a variety of games and music as well as a Horse shoe tournament which is open to anyone. If you don’t want to camp but just enter the Derby that is fine. If you just want to camp and visit and not fish that’s great too. Or just come up and participate in the potluck dinner and games on Saturday. For archery enthusiasts the archery range is now open. Please contact President Brian Lauzon at 778-2203032 if you are interested in archery and archery practice. There are youth bows available for teaching. A reminder that

Update #3

the 3-D shoot is taking place on June 2nd and 3rd up at the range. As a reminder to all our members, for the above 2 weekends the range will be very busy and closed for any shooting activities during the campout and 3-D shoot.

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