Volunteer

When his owner had knee surgery, Kevin, 2, was able to continue to go for walks thanks to volunteers from Elder Dog Canada. (Contributed photo)

B.C. woman has nothing but praise for Elder Dog Canada

National organization has a fleet of volunteer walkers ready, but needs more clients to serve

 

The Cariboo Regional District is hoping the province will develop a policy that removes legal risks for local governments that provide funding to independent fire departments. (Photo submitted)

CRD calls for elimination of liability in funding independent fire services

The board approved a draft resolution for consideration by the NCLGA

 

Central Cariboo Search and Rescue members briefly go over grocery lists outside Save-On-Foods before heading inside where they would spend more than one-hour shopping for on-reserve Yunesit’in households. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

Search and rescue volunteers fill grocery list for self-isolating Tsilhqot’in families

Central Cariboo Search and Rescue members didn’t hesitate to help out

 

Sylvia Griffith is the treasurer for many organizations in the Forest Grove area and does it because she’s good at keeping the books in order. (Submitted photo)

Sylvia Griffith happy to volunteer in Forest Grove

Keeping the books for volunteer-run organizations is still integral to make everything else happens

Sylvia Griffith is the treasurer for many organizations in the Forest Grove area and does it because she’s good at keeping the books in order. (Submitted photo)
Peter Mayr is a longtime volunteer in the 100 Mile House area and serves as the gardener/groundskeeper of the 108 Mile Historic Ranch. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Peter Mayr is never alone in the Cariboo

‘I like it here it’s quiet and not too many people’

Peter Mayr is a longtime volunteer in the 100 Mile House area and serves as the gardener/groundskeeper of the 108 Mile Historic Ranch. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Sandy Amy is someone who loves finding ways to help people in the community be it through his business or volunteer work. (Patrick Davies - 100 Mile Free Press)

Community events in small towns happen thanks to volunteer spirit

‘We both had the sense there was magic here and I still think so’

Sandy Amy is someone who loves finding ways to help people in the community be it through his business or volunteer work. (Patrick Davies - 100 Mile Free Press)
Robert Babcock at the 108 Heritage Site. (Submitted photo)

Robert Babcock has been volunteering for the historical society for over a decade

‘My father had been right from the get-go so I kind of followed his footprints’

Robert Babcock at the 108 Heritage Site. (Submitted photo)
Renata Cargnelutti (left) and Lynda Bishop with their gold medals from the pairs carpet bowling at the 55+ BC Games in 2019. Cargnelutti says carpet bowling is one of her favourite parts of being involved with the Creekside Seniors Activity Centre. (File photo)

Renata Cargnelutti has been volunteering for the Creekside Seniors Activity Centre for over a decade

‘It’s something I enjoy but like I said… I don’t do everything’

Renata Cargnelutti (left) and Lynda Bishop with their gold medals from the pairs carpet bowling at the 55+ BC Games in 2019. Cargnelutti says carpet bowling is one of her favourite parts of being involved with the Creekside Seniors Activity Centre. (File photo)
The 108 Lions ICE OFF contest boat. (Submitted photo)

Service clubs feel the impact of COVID-19

‘We are unable to do any fundraisers so it will definitely put a crimp in any community help’

The 108 Lions ICE OFF contest boat. (Submitted photo)
Forest Grove VFD members show off their new Engine 21 located at Hall #2 Canim Lake. (Pete Hart photo)

Forest Grove auxiliary offers to do groceries

‘I’m really proud of the Forest Grove VFD auxiliary’

Forest Grove VFD members show off their new Engine 21 located at Hall #2 Canim Lake. (Pete Hart photo)
Judy Boehm has been an active community member of Lac La Hache since 1996 and takes great joy in running the Lac La Hache Thrift Store. (Submitted photo)

A love for people keeps Judy Boehm volunteering

‘I’ve always been the type of person that needs to do something’

Judy Boehm has been an active community member of Lac La Hache since 1996 and takes great joy in running the Lac La Hache Thrift Store. (Submitted photo)