Kootenay Lake Art Connections (2013, 2014, 2015)

Having run three years in a row, this project fulfilled its promise to have artists and artisans showcase their work in galleries and venues from Wynndel to Riondel including Kootenay Bay. Businesses welcomed tourists and community residents into their establishments to provide their signature on a travel brochure, view art, and purchase goods. The brochure,… Read more »

East Shore Promotional Video

The project organized a committed individual to produce a short video (5 minutes or less) that speaks to why an individual would want to invest in, and consider moving to, the East Shore of Kootenay Lake. It would focus on family benefits of living and lifestyle here and why investing can make sense. Community Connections

“What’s Happening” Spring Community Forum

A broad based community event to profile number of local area businesses and community based services and highlight new, changing or emerging activities of those organizations for the interest and awareness of residents, visitors, businesses, and others. Approximately 50 people attended. There were displays and a mixer and food opening. Main speakers included Kokanee Springs… Read more »

Pickle Ball Court

Pickle has become a popular sport in North America for all ages given its adaptability to the world wide sport of tennis. This project was to purchase a net, paddles, and balls to create a pickle ball court at the existing Crawford Bay tennis courts. A Pickle Ball Tournament was held in June to kick… Read more »

Invest Kootenay Promotion

The Invest Kootenay website serves to promote the sale and investment of commercial properties and businesses in the Kootenays. The objective of the project is to generally promote the use and awareness of the website, identify current opportunity owners and real estate agents, and endeavour to construct an east shore opportunity listing that better reflects… Read more »

Youth Driver Education

Driver’s Education courses give new drivers a strong background of factual information necessary to become good drivers. This course, along with teaching the laws and regulations, also gives new drivers the information necessary to develop lifelong driving skills and habits that will see them and their communities become safer. The funding requested is for the… Read more »