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By April 15, 2015April 16th, 2015Uncategorized

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LADYSMITH GOLF CLUB: We are open and its business as usual. Ladysmith Golf Fun Tournament, Saturday, June 6th.  Start:  9:00am.  18 Holes $20.  Prizes & lunch included.  Ladysmith Golf, Tuesday Mornings.  Tee Time 10:00am.  Everyone Welcome!  Bring a Friend!

GNB Builders is a finalist for four 2015 VIBE Awards – Vancouver Island Building Excellence: Best Single Family home 1500-3000, Best Renovation $350,000+, Best Kitchen $50,000+, Grand VIBE Award – Small Volume Builder of the Year. Awards by Canadian Home Builders Assoc. Vancouver Island.

IN THE BEANTIME CAFE is proud to be your catering partner. From working lunches, to weddings, or backyard BBQ parties, we do it all. Call us at 250-245-2305 or email to discuss the possibilities of making your next event a huge success.

LADYSMITH THAI YOGA MASSAGE will be having a weekend workshop on May 23 & 24th in Ladysmith, and June 27 & 28 in Duncan, limited space available, a chance to learn how to give a Thai massage, info on our website under COURSES,

PEMBERTON HOLMES:  Pemberton Holmes Real Estate and Property Management new office now open at 516 1st Ave. Drop by anytime for friendly, local service.

ANTEX PEST CONTROL:  Spring is here and so are the “Ants”. Before they cause Thousands of dollars worth of damage to your home or business please give Antex Pest Control a call. Before it’s too late! Fully licensed and insured local Ladysmith Co. serving Ladysmith and surrounding areas. 250-713-4739

ARTISAN LANDSCAPES:  Looking for a professional, reliable and knowledgeable landscaper? Artisan Landscapes is a Ladysmith based company. For your free yard revival estimate, contact Andy, Certified Horticulturalist, at 250-732-6542/

LADYSMITH & DISTRICT MARINE RESCUE SOCIETY:  Volunteer charity supporting the local RCM-SAR Station that promotes boating safety and provides fast rescue vessel response for marine emergencies between Dodd Narrows to Sansum Narrows.  Donations support vessel operations,  purchase and maintenance of marine rescue equipment and training.

INTEGRA TIRE:  Our Winter’s Over Sale… All Season Performance Tires! Hercules Tour 4+ from only $79.99 each,  as well we have bought a whole shipment of NEW tires and passing the savings on to you.  Starting from only $49.99. Integra Tire also sells good used tires. Now is the time to save. Call 250-924-3131 to same $$$ today.

PARKSIDE ESTATES: Tired of all that yardwork. Have a look at the comfortable, affordable Parkside Estates lifestyle. Adult living in a quality manufactured home in Ladysmith. Come see the plans. If you purchase now, receive 6 MONTHS FREE lot rent! Call Duck, 250-246-0637

KINSMEN are holding a fundraiser to help rebuild the Transfer Beach Playground and we need YOU! A fun evening of great food and super entertainment and more! The Alf Carter band with special guests.  Tickets. are only $30. Stop by the Chamber office or contact Duck Paterson at 250-245-2263… PLEASE help us and the kids!!!!

ROTARY CLUB OF LADYSMITH:  Fundraiser for Transfer Beach Playground:  Adirondack Chairs, Custom Mady from BC Cedar.  West Coast Comfort for your deck or yard.  All funds raised go to the Transfer Beach Playground Fundraiser.  Contact any Ladysmith Rotary Member.  Order forms available at the Chamber Office and various locations through out town. or call 250-924-7686. 

ANTIQUE ADDICT is celebrating our 2nd Anniversary at 12 Roberts St. Ladysmith with 20% off ALL furniture and collectables on May 9 & 10! 250-245-OLDE (6533)

ATLAS MARINE Spring Fishing Derby!  Catching your fish out of Ladysmith’s waters? We invite you to bring it in to Atlas Marine during store hours for a weigh in. Contest will run from March 16 to July 16, 2015. Two prizes will be awarded. Please visit or find us facebook to find more details on this exciting event!

VANCOUVER ISLAND INSURANCECENTRES is growing again! VIIC purchased Nanaimo’s Lenhart Insurance and is looking forward to having two convenient locations in Nanaimo.  VIIC has 15 offices on Vancouver Island, offering a full range of insurance products.

ISLAND SAVINGS INTRODUCES THE NEW SIMPLY FREE ACCOUNT™.  Island Savings is proud to introduce the Simply Free Account™ featuring no monthly fees, unlimited day-to-day transactions of most kinds, free electronic statements, no balance requirements and one major differentiator: unlimited free Interac® e-transfers, a perk (and modern banking essential) that no other free account offers on the Islands.

LADYBUG DAYHOME is a daycare that provides a comfortable learning space where your child can feel free to explore the world and know they are safe.  For more information please contact Mary-Anne @ 250-619-1382

LAFF: LaFF Bottle Drive, Sat, April 18th.  Please save your bottles and then donate them to LaFF`s upcoming bottle drive.  Drop off will be at the Aggie Hall parking lot from 9- 12.  Swing by with your bottles and enjoy a beverage and a cookie to show our appreciation. All funds raised will go directly back into LaFF programming – thank you!
LaFF Family Garage Sale, Sat, April 25th from 9-1:00 at Aggie Hall: Book your table at the Community Centre’s front desk. Tables are onlt $15.00 each.  All proceeds will go towards LaFF programming.Also accepting donation of items for a LaFF table the week leading up to April 25th.For more information contact  or Jacqueline at 250-210-0870.
2nd Annual LaFFing Links Golf Tournament, Sunday may 24th at Cottonwood. 250-210-0870 or for information.

LADYSMITH RESOURCE CENTRE ASSOCIATION:  Ladysmith Resources Centre Association, Seniors Office is hosting an information session.  ADVANCED CARE PLANNING – Thursday April 16/15 from 1:30 – 3:30 PM at the Ladysmith Eagles Hall. It’s time to take our heads out of the sand and talk about our end of life wishes. Come and join our information session.  To register call Barb at 250-245-3079. Everyone Welcome.
Also, On April 24th the Ladysmith Resources Centre Association will be hosting a Mothers’ Mental Health Toolkit training event.  This half-day training will introduce you to the Mother’s Mental Health Toolkit, developed as part of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s National Projects Fund. This toolkit was developed to equip front-line service providers working with women in their childbearing years and their families, with a means to monitor mental health and work towards mental wellness. The toolkit has been designed with a progression from wellness to illness, making it applicable to women of any age and cultural background. This workshop is for those working in facilitated group settings, early childhood programs, public health, family support services, free-play environments and for those interested in supporting, maintaining and improving mental wellness in themselves and others.  This training provides hands-on experience in the practical application of the tools in group and individual scenarios.  Event details and tickets can be found at

The Ladysmith Resources Centre Association is looking for a Treasurer.  The LRCA Executive Committee is reaching out to members of the Ladysmith Community to recruit a qualified person to fill the position of LRCA Board Treasurer. This volunteer position plays a key role in maintaining the financial integrity of the Association, and in overseeing its financial management.

Duties include:
* Serving on the LRCA’s Board as well as the Board’s Executive Committee.
* Overseeing the preparation of the annual budget.
* Keeping financial records, including books of account, that comply with the BC Society Act.
* Ensuring all Board financial policies are followed.
* Reporting monthly to the Board on the financial health of the Association.
* Reviewing the monthly financial reports prepared by Staff.
* Working, in conjunction with the Executive Director, to ensure independent statements are prepared following the fiscal year end.
* Preparing, in conjunction with the controller/bookkeeper, a Treasurer’s report and financial statement to be presented at the Annual General Meeting.
* Insuring financial records are kept in a manner that allows a smooth transition to occur, at a point in the future, to a succeeding Treasurer.

If you are interested yourself, or know someone that could potentially fill this very important, and rewarding, position at the LRCA, please message me.  Thank you, Marsh Stevens LRCA Board Secretary