Merritt Celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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Merritt, one of more than 100 communities to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008, held a variety of recreational events for families. The events drew more than 300 participants and included swimming, curling and skating. In addition, there was a free community art show hosted by the Nicola Valley Community Arts Council.

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.