#CommunityGiving – Mid Island Co-op

Local Businesses Keeping Up Support for Community Essential Services

Mid Island Co-op presents the Ladysmith Resources Centre Association with a cheque to support the programming of the LRCA.

Mid Island Co-op is a proud supporter of the Ladysmith Resources Centre Association.

Stanya Lawrence and the team at Mid Island Co-op believe in supporting community. To see the full list of their support for the mid-island area, please visit their website here.

The LRCA is grateful to be a recipient of the community giving of the Mid Island Co-op.

If you would like to donate to the LRCA, please visit our Canada Helps Donation Page.

Ladysmith Walkability and Accessibility Survey

The Ladysmith Community Response Network is undertaking a walkability and accessibility assessment of Ladysmith neighbourhoods. We are looking for feedback from Ladysmith residents to help address some of the key issues and barriers to a walkable, age friendly Ladysmith.  Take the survey: http://app.surveymethods.com/EndUser.aspx?7F5B372F7B392E257F



Running of the Balls 2017 – WINNERS ANNOUNCED

On June 24th, the LRCA joined with Rich Huggins and the Ladysmith Downtown Business Association to host the Hill Dash and the Running of the Balls.

Pictures from the day can be seen here!

We are so delighted for the winners of the Running of the Balls:

*First Place $500 – Russ Barling and Shadow (thanks to Russ who donated some of his winnings back to the LRCA)
*Second Place $300 – Wendy Chapman
*Third Place $100 – Ray Good

Congratulations!!! And HUGE thanks to everyone else who supported our event!

We’ll roll again next year!!

Concerts in the Park kicks off July 2nd!!

Hey hey hey music lovers, this time next Sunday this year’s Concerts in the Park series will be kicking with two great performances, brought to you by the Layman Group, Financial Services.

First, opening this year’s series is Whitey Somers:

Since the age of 16 guitarist, recording artist, singer, songwriter Whitey Somers has been performing internationally, at festivals, concerts and clubs, sharing the stage with many talented musicians, such as Rick Fines, Stephen Fearing, Jeff Healey, J.P. Cormier, Kim Mitchell and The Bare Naked Ladies to name a few.

Finishing the night will be Mark Crissinger:

2017 Maple Blues Award Nominee Mark Crissinger performs over a hundred shows a year on Vancouver Island and beyond. He has been playing in pubs and clubs, festivals and fairs since 1987 and continues to play music throughout Canada each year.

We are so excited to be providing some great summer entertainment for you all on Sundays from 6-8pm, with the first show on Sunday, July 2nd. See you there!!!