What happens when community comes together?!

On Boxing Day, we shared word that the Spud Valley Nordic Club had lost their trailer full of gear. Well, not to mince words: some unfortunate character had hitched up their trailer and driven off with it. As we wrote: That means, they drove away with ALL THE SUPPLIES for a volunteer-powered kids’ activity.Forehead-smack.This perplexing … Continue reading What happens when community comes together?!

Thanks to the Lil’wat Nation, SLRD and Village of Pemberton for supporting the Wellness Almanac’s existence

On Wednesday afternoon, I presented a recap of our efforts here at the Wellness Almanac over the previous year to the Pemberton Valley Utilities and Services Committee Meeting. This Committee, which brings the SLRD and the Village of Pemberton together to oversee shared services, implements the Pemberton District Initiatives Fund (PDIF), which funds 2/3s of … Continue reading Thanks to the Lil’wat Nation, SLRD and Village of Pemberton for supporting the Wellness Almanac’s existence

Chamber farewells its inaugural Executive Director: thank you Meredith!

On Wednesday, Steve McCloskey, the President of the Pemberton + District Chamber of Commerce shared the news that, after two years, the organization's inaugural Executive Director, Meredith Kemp, will step down from the role. I am grateful to have played a role in supporting local businesses through the challenges of navigating COVID-19 and to promote … Continue reading Chamber farewells its inaugural Executive Director: thank you Meredith!

I won a shirt for loving local! Who do you want to give a shout-out to?

Loved the energy the Pemberton & District Chamber of Commerce put into lifting up local legends aka businesses in the last few weeks, and for getting swept up in the good-vibes, I won a t-shirt! All I had to do was say what I love about shopping local. I mean, seriously. What's hard about that? … Continue reading I won a shirt for loving local! Who do you want to give a shout-out to?