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Community 30/30 Road Trip & Update

This year I set out to get 30 different communities from the BC Southern Interior involved with the 2022 Gambling Awareness Week. When I first started, I had the idea to get 30 different municipalities or bands involved, and although I didn't quite succeed in my original plan, I found support and interest from a variety of other organizations and community services.

Over a three-day period, I drove around from community to community from Merritt to Revelstoke and everywhere in between! I spoke to different community organizations and municipal offices and got a lot of interest in Gambling Awareness.

I am happy to announce that this year we got engagement and participation from a municipality or community service in 24 different communities! Below is a breakdown of which community or organization has agreed to share our resources

24/30 Communities Participating in Gambling Awareness Week 2022

Districts and Municipalities:

  • District of Barriere

  • District of Chase

  • District of Clearwater

  • District of Sicamoose

  • Village of Ashcroft

  • Village of Cache Creek

  • Village of Clinton

  • Village of Logan Lake

Indigenous Bands

  • Adam's Lake Indian Band

  • Bonapart Indian Band

  • Little Shuswap Indian Band

  • Neskonlith Indian Band

Community Organizations and Health Societies

  • Conayt Friendship Center (Merritt)

  • Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Center (Kamloops)

  • Nlaka’pamux Nation Health Services (Lower Nicola Area)

  • Qwemtsin Health Society (Tk'emlups, Skeetchesten, Whispering Pines)

  • Revelstoke Recreation Center

  • Scw’exmx Community Health Services Society (Coldwater, Nooaitch & Shakan)

  • Yellowhead Community Services Society (Barriere, Clearwater, Lillooet)

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