In January, I was invited to the Royal Canadian Legion’s (Branch 29) canteen for a "Salute to First Responders". I was honoured to have been asked to take part in this event - a potluck dinner evening with about 70 attending. Thank you so much to the organizers of this first time event for the opportunity to celebrate some of the Creston Valley’s finest!
We are so very fortunate here in the Creston Valley to have a network of first responders of over 140 individuals. This includes BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS), Creston Valley Search and Rescue, our local RCMP Detachment, and Creston Fire Rescue. Coupled with our amazing nurses, hospital staff and physicians, the count of people who support us in emergencies is much higher.