There are 12 current Block Watch groups in the city. One of which covers McGoran Place, headed by Block Watch Co-Captain Ellen Nast.
by Marius Auer | Jan 25, 2023
The Nicola Valley and District Food Bank are partnering up with a local grocery store to collect donations of frozen goods amidst an unexpected downturn in donations, coupled with an increase in the food bank’s client base.
by Marius Auer | Jan 12, 2023
Celebrating a major milestone this year, Nicola Valley Search and Rescue (NVSAR) will open the doors to its mobile command vehicle, and invite the public to learn more about the vital services they offer.
by Marius Auer | Dec 23, 2022
The jolly man in the red suit, Saint Nick himself, along with employees of a local pipeline contractor donated hundreds of toys and thousands of dollars to the Nicola Valley and District Food Bank’s Christmas hamper program.
by Marius Auer | Dec 20, 2022
Holiday cheer and lights aplenty were present at the Nicola Valley Hospital last week, as volunteers with the Merritt & District Hospice Society decked the halls for nurses, doctors, and patients alike.
by Izaiah Reyes | Dec 15, 2022
Literacy Merritt & Nicola Valley Society brings back their ‘Active Stories’ program for this school year. The program encourages the development of movement skills, improvisation, creativity, and early literacy skills among young students in the Nicola Valley.
by Merritt Herald | Dec 14, 2022
As Christmas Day approaches, the St. Michael’s Anglican Church looks to bring Friendship Fridays back, starting with a turkey lunch on December 16.
by Izaiah Reyes | Dec 12, 2022
Beginning on Monday, December 5, and running through until Tuesday, December 20, SCFSS will be giving away prizes to one lucky participant each day.
by Izaiah Reyes | Dec 10, 2022
The collaboration between Coyote Brotherhood and Gathering Our Warriors will be hosting a Christmas breakfast on Saturday, December 10.
by Marius Auer | Dec 6, 2022
After much public cheer and praise on a local Facebook group, the Grinch himself is hosting a ‘Photos with the Grinch’ event at Murray GM to raise funds for the MSCA’s Kids Club. Christopher Jones, a local rancher and the masked man at the wheel of the green car, chose the Grinch look for the parade because of the bright green colour of his car.
by Marius Auer | Dec 6, 2022
Representatives of HUB International Insurance Merritt presented a cheque for $6000 to the Merritt Curling Club on November 28, on behalf of Wawanesa Insurance.
by Izaiah Reyes | Dec 2, 2022
On November 19, the Merritt Curling Club hosted a fundraising dinner at the Grand Pub & Grill to raise money for the curling centre.
by Merritt Herald | Nov 30, 2022
In 2019, Merritt Secondary School (MSS) teacher Shelly Moorehead began the Cold Weather Shelter Clothing Drive for grads to give back to the community. This year, the tradition continues with the 2023 Grad Class is beginning the drive.