Nov. 9 Community: art exhibit, regional sports award nominations

...BC SPCA calls for applications for cat neuter grant funding

Local artists exhibit recent work

From Nov. 2 to Dec. 3, Vanderhoof artists Annerose Georgeson and Michael Rees are showcasing their recent work in Vanderhoof Public Library.

A reception for the exhibit will take place on Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. in the multi-purpose room.


Northern B.C. sport awards

Engage Sport North, formerly PacificSport Northern BC, continues to accept nominations for its “Rising Star” awards for outstanding athletic achievement and “2015 CWG Legacy Sport Difference Maker” awards for extraordinary contribution to sport, until 12 p.m. on Nov. 14.

To nominate a deserving individual please contact:

On Feb. 9, the Fan the Flame Awards Banquet and Gala presented by Canadian Tire will celebrate both exceptional athletic achievement and contribution to sport in the north for the 2016 year.

More information can be obtained from Leslie Ann Wirth, Executive Director, at


BC SPCA cat neuter grants call

The BC SPCA is now accepting applications for the 2017 BC SPCA Community Animal Spay/Neuter Grant Program until Dec. 31. To learn more or apply for a grant, please visit

The program is funded by legacy donations made by compassionate BC SPCA donors wishing to see an end to the suffering of homeless pets.

To date, the BC SPCA Community Animal Spay/Neuter Grant Program has enabled the spaying and neutering of 2,479 cats, 283 dogs and 100 rabbits.



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