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Local pioneers share their memories

The public is welcome to historical presentations of local features based on interviews with local pioneers.

In early 2014 several of our Pioneers gathered together to share their memories. A New Horizons grant for Seniors enabled these stories to be captured on film. The Village of Ashcroft invites you to view the “Memories Project”.

We hope you will join us Sunday afternoons at the Ashcroft Community Hall, located at 409 Brink St. Show time is 1:30 and our feature films include:  Jan. 11: “The Cannery” and Trucking; Jan. 25: “Sports” “Business” and “Railway”;  Feb. 8: “First Nations” and “Ranching/Rodeos” and Feb. 22: “Mining” Sawmill/Logging” Community Events” and “The Hospital”.

Please RSVP to Kristine at the Village Office, at 250-453-9161 or Kristine@ashcroftbc.ca Refreshments will be served at intermission, admission is free!

Kathy Paulos

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