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BC Rural Network (BCRN) is a coalition of organizations, communities, and individuals who share a commitment to building the capacity of British Columbia to develop responses to rural and remote community issues. The Network dialogues with rural communities and organizations across BC through a series of annual regional forums, an e-mail list, regular newsletters, and… Read more »
The number of grants and projects Community Connections has sponsored has continued to grow every year since inception in 2010. As of the end of 2016 we have sponsored a total of 79 projects and 127 grants. See details in our “Grants & Projects” tab. Between funds awarded through grant applications and those raised through… Read more »
Late last year Community Connections held our Annual General Meeting. We would like to take this opportunity to thank outgoing Directors Paris Marshall-Smith of the Yasodhara Ashram and Gary Hill of Boswell for their outstanding contribution. We would also like to welcome back returning Directors Farley Cursons and Janet Wallace. As well, we welcome new Directors Alexis… Read more »
The “Happy & Well from Yahk-to-Riondel” Happiness Survey was conducted between December 1st and 12th as part of the ongoing Community Directed Funds Initiative exploring how we can take advantage of Columbia Basin Trust’s offering of significant regional funding. A follow on session including a compelling film was held at Crawford Bay School on Wednesday… Read more »
Community Connections is working on a short video to promote the beauty and lifestyle of the East Shore. We’re excited about posting it on YouTube, Facebook, our own CC website, and anywhere else we can promote how fantastic it is to live here!
Crawford Bay Natural Playground is a project that seeks to upgrade the current dated playground equipment in the community playground and replace it with a newly designed and built Natural Playground. We aim to use natural elements and topography to affect great change to the playground and revitalize its use by families and children. Ellie Reynolds