Week in Photos: Hope and area from Oct. 4 to 11
As far as birthdays go, this one was pretty special. Mavis Wannamaker celebrated 101 years at Riverside Manor Oct. 6. Pictured are Nancy Smith, left, Tam Woods, Joyce Pankew, Mavis Wannamaker, Benjamin Neufeld, Mary Birchmore and Gladys McArthur (turned away from camera). Submitted photo Connor Hidalgo, impressed by the Mayor’s position, decided to job shadow Hope’s own Mayor Wilfried Vicktor for a day Oct. 9. It will make good preparation for when Hidalgo’s Coquihalla Elementary School class conducts their own vote for local representatives Oct. 18. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard Silver Creek Elementary School students test the new digs at the grand opening of their community playground Oct. 5. After a long-running and far-reaching fundraising campaign, the school’s parent advisory council got the $115,000 needed to renovate the aging playground. Submitted photo Anna Gladue, left, program coordinator for Jean Scott Transition House and Diana Scherle, from Envision Financial. On Oct. 4, Diana volunteered some of her time to help make a difference at the Transition House. “Diana completed two small projects for the house and our staff and residents appreciate that. It’s the small things that can make the difference and we would just like to recognize them for their ongoing support in the community,” Gladue said. Submitted photo Two of the young participants at the filming of a Canadian Heritage Minute on the Asahi baseball club, which filmed in Sunshine Valley Oct. 10 in a recreation of the World War II era Tashme internment camp. Historica Canada photo Historica Canada, which produces Canadian Heritage Minutes, filmed in Sunshine Valley Oct. 10 in a recreation of the World War II era Tashme internment camp. The day of filming will form part of a new Heritage Minute on Vancouver’s Asahi baseball club. Historica Canada photo
From a re-creation of the Tashme internment camp, to the opening of a long-awaited playground in Silver Creek, here are some snapshots of the action in Hope and area from Oct. 4 to 11.