Castlegar Celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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More than 120 people participated in Spirit of BC Week 2008 activities in Castlegar, one of 100 communities celebrating Spirit of BC Week. In partnership with Castlegar Act Now, the week included free or reduced-cost activities such as broomball, family swim and badminton. In addition, there were lessons in ju jitsu, karate, wrestling and a United Way skate-a-thon.

Spirit of BC Week is an annual province-wide celebration of British Columbia and its unique communities. Held each February, it is a week of over 300 events and activities showcasing local programs and services that strengthen community arts, literacy, sport, recreation and volunteerism. The celebration is supported by the Province of British Columbia.