Every weekend Q101 will revisit the most talked-about stories of the week in Merritt and bring them to you all in one place. As well as my personal favourite story of the week.
This week Merritt was talking about Rockin’ River, the Red Dress Project and the Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club.
Rockin’ River Expecting 70,000 to Descend on Merritt
With the 2019 Rockin’ River Music Festival just two weeks away, organizers are busy with last-minute preparations to make sure that everyone from concert-goers to performers has an ultimate first-class experience in Merritt.
Red Dress Project to Take Over Merritt Next Week
The Red Dress Project will take over the streets of Merritt, Sunday, July 21 to Friday, July 26 and encourages residents to place red dresses in public places to symbolize the life of a missing or murdered Indigenous woman.
Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club Band Together
On Friday, a group from the Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club went out to Minnie and Stoney Lakes to put their boats in the water and do some fishing. The Club decided to take the trip after the official court ruling came down earlier in July.
This week my favourite story was about two a pair of Merritt Mounties helping the kids.
Two Merritt RCMP Members Gear Up for Cops for Kids
Merritt RCMP’s Cpl. Derrick Francis and Cst. Jon Puterbough will once again be riding 1000 kilometres for a great cause with Cops for Kids.
The ten-day ride that circumnavigates southern British Columbia is an annual event to help raise awareness and funds to continue their pledge to assist children in medical crisis.
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