Student Exchange

The objective of this project was  to defray costs of exchange student bus transportation and admission fees to a variety of educational venues in and around our area (e.g. Doukhobor Cultural Centre in Castlegar, Nikkei Internment Centre in New Denver, SS Moyie Historical Museum in Kaslo). Community Connections

Community Directed Youth Fund (2012, 2103, 2014)

This is a significant four year program funded by Columbia Basin Trust. The challenges facing youth 12-19 years of age and living in a rural environment have never been greater. With the guidance of a local adult and youth based Youth Council and Youth Coordinator, this program develops, organizes, and conducts projects, events, and activities… Read more »

Samba Band

In 2011, Ben Johnson, drummer extraordinaire, wanted to start a Samba Band. A grant for the initial drums was received from the Columbia Basin Trust. Today the band practices and performs regularly in glorious costume with gusto! They now have their own webpage: Samba Lago Profundo