LRCA schedules special general meeting: Sign up, attend, vote

Special general meeting of LRCA is set for Tuesday, June 14 in response to a requisition of members.  All members are encouraged to attend. As the poster says, registration is earlier and Call to Order is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. at LRCA's Second Avenue office, upstairs in the seniors meeting room. As noted, formal notice to members and further information about this meeting is forthcoming. For those immediately seeking more information, please contact LRCA board...Read More

Legion joins parade of gold concert sponsors

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 171 Ladysmith B.C. is now a gold sponsor for the LRCA Concerts in the Park series, joining Ladysmith & District Credit Union for the gold support. Legion's $1,000 cheque arrived May 10 at the LRCA office, and "our hearts are swelling with appreciation," said Rick Rake, LRCA manager of communications and events. Working with Rake in securing sponsorships and then performances, sound personnel and volunteers are Rob Johnson and Janis Beecroft....Read More

Ladysmith & District Credit Union signs up as gold Concerts sponsor

As LRCA seeks sponsors to bring back the Concerts in the Park series at Transfer Beach Amphitheatre, news came today from Ladysmith & District Credit Union it will serve as a gold sponsor, with its kind $1,000 contribution. Thanks! Sponsorships are available for Silver - $500 and Bronze - $250 to businesses interested in making the concerts in July and August a reality as an LRCA fundraiser. Contact Rick Rake at LRCA ( or key...Read More

Lait, Barton, Duckworth return to LRCA

LRCA enjoyed the company of very special visitors today. They put their heart and soul into the LRCA in its early days and loved seeing how things look today at its Second Avenue location. Pictured above are (left to right) Val Duckworth, former LRCA board member, Dennis Lait, the LRCA's longest serving executive director, and his assistant at the time, Sandy Barton. Lait later posed with a Ladysmith-Chemainus Chronicle article from Sept. 15, 1992 featuring...Read More

Drone’s point of view: Running of the Balls June 18

As LRCA applies for its Gaming licence, orders tickets, gets its collection of coloured and numbered balls together, and garners community support on many fronts, it's nice to look back at the LRCA fundraiser from a drone's point of view. Play the DRONE VIDEO  HERE: LRCA partners with the Ladysmith Downtown Business Association to put on this event, this year set for June 18 with the Hometown Tourism Weekend heralding Father's Day. The LDBA Hill...Read More