Midway Mayor Martin Fromme (centre) presents Finely Kamigochi with her honourary Volunteer of the Year award at a village corn roast Saturday, Aug. 28. Photo courtesy of Van Atkinson

Midway fire dept. shares volunteer award with its youngest member

Finley Kamigochi, 5, joined the dept’s honourary ranks after a fantastic fundraiser


Staff and residents from RMV show their appreciation for the volunteers who enrich their lives. From left to right: Shelley Moulton, Darlene Hutchinson, Betty Schanni, Mark Hudock, Victor Myette, Elinor Siska, Melissa Roger, Anita Braconnier. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

‘We can’t wait for you to come back’: Rocky Mountain Village residents show appreciation for volunteers

Volunteers can’t make in-person visits, but that hasn’t stopped them staying in touch


When his owner had knee surgery, Kevin, 2, was able to continue to go for walks thanks to volunteers from Elder Dog Canada. (Contributed photo)

B.C. woman has nothing but praise for Elder Dog Canada

National organization has a fleet of volunteer walkers ready, but needs more clients to serve


Brent Bidston of Angel Flight. (Photo contributed)

Angel Flight’s Brent Bidston wins Area A Volunteer of the Year

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) has celebrated five volunteers from…

Brent Bidston of Angel Flight. (Photo contributed)