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About Pemberton Valley Seniors - Fifty Plus Club

Mt Currie Pemberton

Membership

Open to those 50 and over who reside or visit in the area. Membership currently costs $20 per year. A form can be picked up at The REC or printed from this link  Membership Application Form

In 2017 the Community Centre created a position serving both Youth and Seniors. This significant help includes the offering of space at The Rec (located behind the main Community Centre). Our PVS group work closely with the Centre to enhance the programs and some of the events and activities rely on Pemberton Valley Seniors Society. 

Activities

Our calendar is filled with regular weekly activities which include exercise programs and a stitchers and painting groups; as well there are monthly lunches and special events.

There are a regular drop ins on Friday mornings.  On alternate weeks a stitchers group meets and that alternates with a coffee break drop in. Sometimes there are speakers scheduled but mostly it is for a general gathering and sharing.  For current information check the calendar under our Events Tab on this website.

History

There has been an active group of seniors in the Pemberton Valley since the 1988 when the first Lions Villa was built and in 1989 the residents formed a Senior Wellness group.  Their first president was Sally Gimse and Marilyn McIvor looked after their health at that time.  A Senior's Link paper was produced by Babs and Lorne Fersell and Phyllis Chandler persued grants for games, tables, chairs etc.  Memberships totalled 25 and meetings, dinners, and celebrations were held at the Villa Common Room.  Since then the group incorporated as the Pemberton Valley Seniors Society [PVS] in March 2005 and the constitution was amended to qualify for issuing Tax receipts for donations.

For more detailed information about the society's growth see our News pages

Become a Member

high teaWhy not become a member? Go to our Contact page to request a Pemberton Valley Seniors Society membership!

Constitution 

The purposes of the Pemberton Valley Seniors Society are:

1) to provide programs aimed at reducing social isolation and
improving the physical and mental health of senior citizens in the
community by operating and maintaining senior citizens facilities to
provide recreation, education, cultural activities and other programs
organized by volunteers.

2) to do all such things as are incidental and ancillary to the attainment
of the above purpose.

2019 Bylaws

Our bylaws are filed in Victoria and conform to the new B.C. Societies Act.

Grants and Donations

Pemberton Valley Seniors have been successful in obtaining grants to support transportation, community programs and other beneficial activities over the years and, as a registered charity, is authorized to provide receipts for tax purposes for donations over $25.00.

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