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Member Spotlight: Diana van Eyk is a committed member and volunteer

by Diana van Eyk I love being a member of the EcoSociety for a whole raft of reasons. On the practical side, it's an extremely effective organization. Here are some of the things the small staff and volunteers do that make me feel excited: run campaigns that educate us on important environmental issues, run outdoor markets that sell locally grown food and handmade goods, fight to keep Jumbo wild…

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Member Spotlight: Sue Skidmore is a proud mom and gramma

by Sue Skidmore We all join the West Kootenay EcoSociety for different reasons…my push was alcohol. There, I hope I got your attention. I joined the EcoSociety as a member and have started taking on a few “baby-steps” volunteer jobs, like writing this blog, but it took me a while to get to this point.  Contrary to how this sounds, drinking does not play a big part in my life but making new…

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EcoSociety Improves Transportation Options for Seniors

After several months of development, EcoSociety is putting the finishing touches on an upgrade of the Kootenay Rideshare website to better accommodate the needs of seniors. Last fall EcoSociety Project Manager Tim James was invited by the Seniors Coordinating Committee to give a presentation on Kootenay Rideshare and discuss possibilities for using Rideshare as a tool to help with transportation…

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2012 Spring Membership Drive

EcoSociety has been protecting our environment and building community for over 15 years. Starting with advocating for West Arm Provincial Park and operating a regional recycling facility, EcoSociety has never stopped serving. In 2012, we are bigger and bolder than ever. But we need your support to keep activating our communtiy through leadership and education. Your membership helps support our…

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