Community of Vanderhoof

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  1. Vanderhoof celebrates Spirit of BC with over 40 events

    The Vanderhoof Spirit of Committee hosted a record-breaking 40 events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  2. Gymnastics BC's Kids CanMove program

    Gymnastics BC's Kids CanMove program increase confidence through movement.

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  3. Kids Wrestling program introduces sport to youth

    More than 10,400 children learned to wrestle with program from Wrestling BC.

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  4. Mountain pine beetle damage turned into art in Nechako Valley

    The Red and Blue Beetle Art Tour showcased art inspired by the damage caused by the mountain pine beetle.

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  5. Nechako Lakes School District hosts Explorations summer camps

    Students in the Nechako Lakes School District attended Explorations summer camps in 2007.

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  6. Vanderhoof celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Vanderhoof hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  7. Vanderhoof celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Vanderhoof hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  8. Vanderhoof shows its spirit

    Vanderhoof hosted 40 events for Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  9. Building an inclusive workforce in Vanderhoof

    Measuring Up supported two employers in creating new social enterprises.

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Related Highlights

  1. The District of Vanderhoof received $4,000 from Creative Communities to guide the development of cultural and heritage practices, services, and programs.

  2. 2010 Legacies Now and Tourism British Columbia facilitated a Sport Tourism Community Workshop exploring how B.C. communities can benefit from hosting the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

  3. CNC Nechako received $8,500 from Innovations for an exhibition of artwork, poetry and music relating to the impact of the mountain pine beetle called Blue Beetle Art.

  4. More than 600 young hockey players participated in the Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournament.

  5. The Vanderhoof Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  6. Seven schools registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  7. The Vanderhoof and Fraser Lakes literacy task group received $70,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the area.

  8. One youth received a high-performace athlete grant from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund.

  9. 950 people visited the express version of the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour at the Nechako Exhibition in 2007.

  10. One youth participated in the Altitude Youth Experience.

  11. Vanderhoof received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  12. Measuring Up distributed $125,000 to the Measuring Up The North project to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities  in 34 communities and seven regional districts in Northern BC.

  13. More than 645 students attended Explorations summer camps in the Nechako Lakes School District.

  14. Over 37,000 youth in 70 communities across BC developed  physical and motor  skills with Gymnastics BC's Kids Can Move Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  15. Over 10,400 youth in 32 communities across BC discovered the fundamentals of wrestling with Wrestling BC's Kids Wrestling program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  16. Over 4,300 children and instructors in 15 communities participated in BC Hockey's Hockey in Our Schools, a skill development program for elementary schools, thanks to $12,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program in 2007-2010.

  17. Over 3,000 children in grades 2-7 in 41 communities participated in Basketball BC's Steve Nash Youth Development Program in 2007-2010 thanks to $25,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  18. District of Vanderhoof received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  19. Vanderhoof received $5,000 from Spirit of BC.

  20. Close to 3,000 students in 17 schools in the Nechako Lakes School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.