A.L. Fortune Wall of Fame

We are excited to announce that the ALF Wall of Fame committee is looking at updating our Wall of Fame this year. On our website, under the ‘About’ menu, you will find a document explaining the Wall as well as a nomination form. I encourage you all to take a look.

Virtual Green Collar Careers Conference for students!! Limited space available – so sign up soon if interested.

Are you a student in grades 9-12?

Explore your options at this FREE green collar career conference for secondary students on Saturday February 11, 2023 from 9:00 – 2:30 held virtually this year.

The “green economy” is changing the face of the workplace in BC and around the world. This day is dedicated to students in secondary school to learn about exciting and endless career opportunities. Futures is much more than a career fair as it allows you to interact with career mentors from various sustainability related careers who have excelled in and are passionate about their green careers.

This interactive career workshop will be offered free of charge to 150 young people and will allow participants the opportunity to:

• Meet and interact with amazing and successful people who will share their sustainability career paths in breakout sessions where career mentors will share their career journeys

• Learn about emerging sustainability career opportunities in B.C. and internationally

• Listen to an inspirational keynote address from Marissa Bergeron, founder of Eat the Dishes: Zero waste street food

• Find out what it takes to reach your goals

The workshop will conclude with a wrap-up session and a chance for the participants to win prizes, including a $500 scholarship. You must be registered to attend. Register early as space is very limited.

Silver Star Ski Days

Reminder to students that waivers must be completed online before you can go. Please make sure these are completed ASAP! Please click the following link https://shop.skisilverstar.com/s/season-passes/all-passes/ Create account/sign in, the go to My Account – Customer Info – Add member

Below are the ski dates.

Grade 7/8 Silver Star

  • January 24th
  • February 7th
  • February 28th

Grade 9-12 Silver Star

  • February 1st
  • February 15th

Teens – An opportunity to join Teen Advisory Group with Interior Health

Teens & School Community of the Interior Health region,
 
The Interior Health Tobacco & Vapour Reduction team is developing a Teen Advisory Group to secure a teen perspective on tobacco and vaping.  A teen advisory group will provide teen voices and ‘lived experience’ to Interior Health’s Tobacco & Vapour Reduction initiatives.  The value of having access to teenagers lived experience is fundamental in targeting teen commercial tobacco & vapour use. By understanding teen tobacco and vapour perspectives, Reduction Coordinators can tailor teen specific prevention and cessation treatment initiatives based on the Teen Advisory Council’s recommendations and feedback. Each Teen Advisory member will be compensated with an honorarium of $25.00/hr for their participation.
 
We are looking for TEENS who:
              •            Are between the ages of 13-19 years of age
              •            Are smokers/vapers or non-smokers/non-vapers (being a smoker is not a prerequisite)
              •            Live anywhere in the Interior Health region
              •            Have access to a device, email address and a stable internet connection to attend meetings via Zoom