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Mid-March 2013 Newsletter

5 hour BTW Skills and safety Courses:
  • Sunday, April 28, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 5, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday, May 7 and 9, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Place: Vernon City Hall    Cost: $20 per person       Ages: 12 years & up
Pre-registration required: 3 days prior to workshop date, limited space!  dsbreception@vernon.ca  or call: 250-550-3634.
What to bring? Snacks, lunch,  bike,  helmet, cycling attire (dress for the weather), note pad and a water bottle. 
A 5 hour course to help cyclists learn about:
   * 3 common motorist errors        * 4 types of falls         * 5 traffic principles
   * Why and where collisions occur         * The physical skills needed to negotiate with traffic safely

Taught by a certified CanBike2 Instructor: Bruce Mol.


2013 Environmental Sustainability Awards: Who ( individual, group or organization) do you know that you might nominate by April 22? Details at: www.vernon.ca/sustainability  for City of Vernon and www.rdno.ca/environmental_leadership  for RDNO.


Annual Seed ‘n Plant Swap/Sale: March 28, Schubert Centre – SENS seed and plant swap and sale (6:30pm), AGM (7:15) and (7:30 – 8:30) talks on frugal gardening with Jane Emlyn, seed/plant growing tips with Julia Lissau, and the latest on GMO with Huguette Allen.