Where Rivers Meet and Friends Gather
Village of Telkwa
1415 Hankin Ave.
PO Box 220,
Telkwa, BC, V0J 2X0
If you were born in March your birth flower is the Daffodil
and your birthstone is Aquamarine
3rd Annual Joseph Dockrill Hockey Tournament
The 3rd Annual Joseph
Dockrill Hockey Tournament
was held on February 18th.
The weather was perfect and
a good time was had by all.
Organizers would like to
thank the BV Kinsmen,
Darren & Debbie Fuerst,
Leroy & Trixie Dekens, and
all of the hard-working rink
volunteers for their continued
support of the tournament.
Special thanks to Anita
Goymer for stepping up at
the last minute to referee!
Thanks also to all of the
players who participated.
We look forward to seeing
you all again next year!
Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Closed 12:30-1:30 pm
Closed all Stat
Maintenance Shop &
Telkwa Fire Dept.
This Year’s Winners - The Tyhee Titans
Telkwa Post Office
Monday to Friday
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat. & Sun.
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Council Meetings are
held on the 2nd and
4th Monday of the
Members of the
public are welcome
The next Council
March 12 and 26,
2012 at 7:00 pm.
The agenda may be
viewed at the
Village Office or on
YOUR MLA OFFICE IS COMING TO YOU!
Doug Donaldson, MLA for Stikine
Thursday, March 8th
Telkwa Municipal Office
Come by to tell us what is on your mind!
CANADA DAYS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
In order for the Village of Telkwa to be in a position to put on Canada Day celebrations like the 2010 event
we need volunteers. If you are willing to help out for the 2012 celebrations, please contact Vicky at the
Village office (846-5212) by the end of March, 2012.
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TELKWA MUSEUM SOCIETY
Contributed by Janet McDivi
Telkwa Christian Reformed Church
ANNOUNCING A MUSEUM FUNDRAISER
conducts Sunday services at 9:30 am &
Starting Sat., March 17th and the
following week, Mon. the 19th to 24th.
Mt. Zion Lutheran Congregation at St.
10 am to 4 pm daily
Stephen’s (847-3364) Sundays 10:00
Location– Telkwa Village Office Building am, except every second Sunday when
services will start at 7:00 p.m.
We have ‘tons of books’ for sale - baking,
Faith Reformed Church of Telkwa (846crafts, etc. Tables are available to rent for
9710) Regular services. Sunday 10 am &
vendors too - $10 each.
Call Janet G. at 250-846-5282
Come and check us out!
Watch for our posterC.
OUT AND ABOUT
Myths for Profit
Canada’s role in industries of
war and peace.
Saturday, March 3rd at 7:30 pm
Round Lake Hall
Presented by TCIS in cooperaon with Cinema Polica
For more informaon call Rimas 250-846-5464
Anyone wishing to visit the Museum/Church
can do so by calling one of our members
listed below. We’ll do our best to
Next Meeting: Wed., March 28 @ 7 pm
(note change from 4th Wed.)
New members—$5 for the year.
At a cost of $100 for a full day, St Stephens
Heritage Church is available year round for
that special occasion. The back room of the
Church can be rented for a meeting area, 2025 persons is comfortable. There is a small
modern kitchen with fridge, stove, microwave
and an up-to-date washroom. Cost for an
evening session is $20. For info/bookings
Telkwa Elementary School
2012 Kindergarten Registration
Telkwa Elementary School is currently
accepting registrations for September For information regarding the Museum/Church
please call Janet G @ 846-5282, John or Janet
at 846-9093, or Doug B. 846-9642
Please bring in your child’s Birth
Certificate and Care Card at time of
JOSEPH DOCKRILL MEMORIAL RINK
If you have any questions or would like
a tour of the school, please contact us at Telkwa Community Initiatives Society would
like to thank all the ad hoc volunteers that
May You Always Have...
enough luck to make you smile,
enough trials to keep you strong,
enough of all life's treasures
to keep you truly happy.
Happy St. Patty’s Day
helped with the snow removal and
maintenance of the ice rink this year. In
addition, the cooperation and assistance of
the Village staff was invaluable. We would
especially like to acknowledge and thank
Sam Piuze who took the ‘lead’ in ensuring
that we all had great ice to skate on and to
enjoy the winter activities scheduled around
the Ice Rink.
See you next year!
TELKWA READING CENTRE
Contributed by Chrisne Tessier
BOOK OF THE MONTH
A Pinch of Time by Claude Tatilon. A
gentle story of a young boy living in
France during the second world war.
When his father is taken away by the
Nazis, Dominique is sent outside his
hometown to live with his mother and
brother. Although always
family enjoys their time away and accepts
the presence of another man in their lives.
When the father returns after two years
Dominique is sent to live with him and has
to reacquaint himself with this stranger
who is gaunt and filled with memories of
life in concentration camps.
See you at the Library!
TELKWA SENIORS HOUSING
Telkwa House is an 8-unit complex located
on the bench on First Ave in Telkwa. This
is low income housing for Seniors 55+ and
persons with disabilities. Units are now
filled, but we are accepting applications for
a waiting list. Inquiries: Telkwa House, PO
Box 46, Telkwa, BC, V0J 2X0
For general information call Janet McDivitt at
GOOD FOOD BOX
Order your GOOD FOOD BOX today! Contact
Smithers Community Services directly and
pay at the office
(250-847-9515) or email
$15.00 PER BOX.
M ARCH 2012
Telkwa & District Seniors’ Society (Young at Heart Club)
Contributed by Marilyn Visser
Saturday, March 3
Tuesday, March 7
Wednesday, March 8
Friday, March 9
Friday, March 16
Saturday, March 24
Tuesday, March 27
Pancake Breakfast 8-11
General Meeting @1
Pot Luck Supper @ 6
Dance with Pie Auction
Executive Meeting @ 10
Carpet Bowling @ 1:30 pm
Coffee Break/games Social @ 1
Sip and Stitch 11 am to 4 pm
We are having a dance/social night the second Friday of each
month. Come out for a good time and meet your friends and
dance away the night. Ladies, please bring a refreshment for
Chili Event was a great success!
First prize went to Marilyn Visser, second to Mike Wyllie, and
third to Janet Goheen. In our vegetarian category, first went to
Joan Graf and second to Marie Kerr.
Non members or upcoming seniors welcome to all events. Come and
join us and keep active!