What’s On in Chase

Community weight loss challenge, Jan. 8 to March 1. Organized by Chase Wellness Centre and Chase Centennial 2008 Committee. Winners treated to special dinner served by losing opponents. Open to all. To register, call Barbara Maher 679-3580.

Walking club program, to support Heart and Stroke Foundation, call Barbara Maher, Chase Wellness Centre, 679-3580.

Yoga, flexibility and stretching, monthly sessions, Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9 to 10 a.m. and Tuesday evenings 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., local teacher, to register call 679-8129.

Calendar fundraisers, Haldane green kids selling 2007 Robert Bateman calendars at $10 each, proceeds help students raise money for local and endangered species.

Firefighter calendar $10 with proceeds towards rescue vehicle and equipment.

Chase centennial fund-raiser, shirts, hoodies and ball caps with mountain sheep or salmon image, call Diana 679-3573, Linda 679-8129 or Barb 679-3580.

RCMP Victim Services, crisis intervention volunteers needed, training provided, call Tracy 679-8638.

Skmana Ski Club, memberships available at Chase Optometric Center or call Ken 679-3069.

Day of Sacred Play, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jan. 21, Chase Wellness Centre, Michele Gieselman to help participants discover their passion and experience Shamanism as a part of their daily lives. Fee charged, call 679-3580.

Chase and District Chamber of Commerce, annual general meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, Art Holding Memorial Area, community involvement desperately needed if chamber is to continue operating, call John Wynn 679-7666 or Barbara Maher 679-3580.

Nutrition workshops, Chase Wellness Centre, facilitator Regula Witmer. Low-fat cooking 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 23. Healthy digestion 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jan 30. Fee charged, call 679-3580.

Variety dart tournament, Saturday, Jan. 27, Chase Legion, mixed triples, registration 9:30 a.m., toe line 10 a.m., entry fee $5 and one new wrapped gift for the auction, proceeds to the Variety Club, sign up at the Legion before Jan. 24, call Val 679-8527 or the branch 679-3536.

Awakening the Writer’s Voice Within, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan 28, Chase Wellness Centre, author Deanne Kawatski, writing exercises to lead students into the wilds of their own imaginations. Fee charged, call 679-3580.

Lions Bingo, Wednesday, Jan. 31, Chase Community Hall, early bird 6:30 p.m., walk-in 7 p.m., loonie ball $533, payout based on attendance and gaming regulations, smoke free.

Spirit of BC event, Feb. 2, hosted by Chase Centennial Committee in conjunction with Arts NOW 2010 Legacy program.

Community photo taken of residents wearing clothing imprinted with mountain sheep and salmon images to encourage surrounding communities to show their spirit during Spirit of BC Week starting Feb. 9.

Mushy Valentines, Sunday, Feb. 11, Skmana Ski Club annual event, bring valentine plus offering for chili pot, own beverage or wine for the hot pot.

Chase and District Fish and Game Club, 7:30 p.m. third Monday, Chase OAPO Hall, call Terry at 679-3931.

AWANA, Christian boys and girls club, Chase Evangelical Free Church, weekly program runs Mondays until May. Cubbies (ages three and four) 4 to 5:30 p.m., Sparks (Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 2) 4:30 to 6 p.m. Games, stories, prizes, crafts, book time, all with Biblical emphasis. Registration call Doug or Trish 679-8353.

Galloping Go-Fers, 4-H Horse Club in Chase, ages nine to 21 plus parents, call Lori 679-8247.

Moms and Tots, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Scotch Creek Clinic, call 955-0660.

Badminton, 7 p.m. Tuesdays and 1 p.m. Sundays, Chase Secondary School Gym, call Bob 679-3151 or Rose 679-3118

Chase Guides, call Sarah 679-3094 or Diane 679-2987. Sparks (ages five and six), Brownies (ages seven and eight), Guides (ages nine to 11), Pathfinders (ages 12 to 15), Rangers (ages 16 to 18).

Chase OAPO, Monday - 1 p.m. carpet bowling. Tuesday - 11 a.m. Silver Belles and Beaus singers, 10 a.m. Line dancing. Wednesday - Executive meeting 11 a.m. and general meeting 1 p.m. first Wednesday. Thursday - 1 p.m. carpet bowling. 10 a.m. Line dancing. Friday - 1 p.m. crib. Snooker weekdays 8:30 a.m. Call 679-8522 or 577-3533.

Chase community kitchen, men and women, all ages, Evangelical Free Church, first Monday of month to plan menu and first Tuesday?to cook.?Meet people and take home reasonable and delicious meals. Call Kathy 679-8756.

MP representative, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. third Monday of month, Chase Village, Rhelda Evans, staff representative for Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes, drop-in or call Don Cardy 679-3908 for appointment.

Village of Chase Fire Department, training practices 7 p.m. Tuesday, Chase Fire Hall, paid-on-call firefighter applications at village office or attend practice.

Chase Legion, Friday night jam sessions. Fun euchre, 7 p.m. Tuesdays. League darts, 7:30 p.m., Monday to Thursday. Meat draw 4 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Crib 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Ladies darts 2 p.m. Friday.

MS Coffee Group, 10 a.m. Mondays, Chase Health Centre, call Georgie 679-3505.

Arthritis support group, 7 p.m. second Tuesday of month, Illahee Lodge, new members welcome, call Tina 679-8279 or Shirley 679-3736.

Chase Food Bank, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., third Wednesday. David Byers from Salvation Army needs notice of how many from Chase and North Shuswap will be coming so enough food is available. Call 832-9194.

Chase Art Group, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, downstairs, Chase Community Hall, new members welcome, workshops, Ginny 679-3453.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), weight loss support group, Chase Health Centre, call Brenda 675-5396.

Duplicate bridge, 12:30 p.m. St. Andrews United. Call June 679-2833.

Chase Canoe Club, starting spring 2007 with eight canoes and a trailer thanks to Chase Rotary Club, call Brian Lauzon 679-8800.

Call with news and notices: 679-3554, fax 679-7677, e-mail: or stop by the Chase office at 637B Shuswap Avenue.

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