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Nakusp trails society looking at new opportunities to grow

The local trails society is looking at opportunities to promote trails in this area.

The first one is a Farmer’s Market. The Nakusp and Area Community Trails Society is looking for friendly trail enthusiasts to staff a booth at the Farmer’s Markets this summer.

“You don’t have to sell anything except enthusiasm about our local trails,” the society said in a press release. “The Board will put together a booth complete with a map of the trails in our area, photos and maybe a handout or two, and volunteers would just need to visit, be friendly and promote the trails in our area.”

If you feel that you could contribute a few hours on a Saturday or two this spring or summer, please contact kmarshall121@gmail.com.

The second initiative is looking after the Sand Dig event at the annual Canada Day celebrations.

The July 1 Planning Committee has asked the trails society if we would look after this popular activity for kids under the age of seven.

The Sand Dig consists of a pile of sand in which ‘prizes’ are hidden and kids get a chance to “dig” out a prize.

“We’ve got help lined up who would look after getting the sand and the prizes, but we are looking for a few volunteers to oversee the event on July 1st - it will run only from 12 - 2, so 4 volunteers would be all that is needed,” said the press release.

If you can help with this event, please contact kmarshall121@gmail.com

Your participation will determine whether we can take advantage of these opportunities - please consider giving a few hours this summer to the Trails Society and you will get to meet a lot of very nice people who are interested in our area and our Trails.

 

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