See the whole story at Salmon Arm Observer. Click on picture below.
Working together, a number of agencies including RCMSAR 106, CSRD and the Ministry of Transportation supported the Seymour Arm Community Association to get a Kids Don’t Float Kiosk installed the day before their Annual Swim Across the Lake event on July 27th. Thanks to the coordination of Diane Beebe and Dianne Young – great Teamwork!
It took some time, but perseverance by the Swansea Pt. Community Association has resulted in the installation of the 13th Kids Don’t Float Kiosk on Mara and Shuswap Lakes. Thanks to the leadership of Karen Warrington to make this project successful!
Waterways Houseboats have again made a significant contribution of $12,500.00 to Shuswap Lifeboat Society. this donation will be used for general operations and safety equipment for our vessels.
Thank you Waterways Houseboats.
Pictured are Colleen Anderson of Waterways, Fred Banham, Dave Harvey, Rob Sutherland (receiving cheque) and Allen Langworth from RCMSAR 106.
After years of dedicated service, John has chosen to retire for health reasons. For the complete story about John, CLICK HERE .
The Knights of Columbus, Council 7107 in Salmon Arm, gave a donation of $500.00 on Wednesday April 18th. This donation will be used for safety equipment on our vessels, especially the new acquisition Tolonen.
THANK YOU TO THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS!
Pictures are Bruce Weicker, Shuswap Lifeboat Society, Eugene Casavant and Ken Nowicki from the Knights of Columbus.
In addition to the previous blog about Askew’s donation, here is a story that appeared in the Salmon Arm Observer (on-line edition). At the end of the story is a link to a video clip. Thank you Jim Elliot of Eagle Valley News.
On Thursday morning, April 5th, four Askew’s employees (Dan Tingey, Cheryl Matte, Shana Phillips & Shawna Somers) traveled to Sicamous to present a cheque in the amount of $6,048.00 to Rob Sutherland of RCMSAR 106. These funds are a donation from the employers of the Downtown and Uptown Askew Stores in Salmon Arm.
RCMSAR HQ has achieved an exciting milestone in that the World Maritime Rescue Congress 2019 website (www.wmrc2019.com) is now live. As you might already know RCMSAR in hosting the Congress in Vancouver 15-18 June 2019 and our RCMSAR Station 106 Shuswap is proud to support it through our volunteer members. The Congress website is also linked through our www.rcmsar106.ca
Check out the page for the Congress and watch for updates!