Yes, it was a real community event! There were door prizes, a costume contest (I won for female construction costume just barely made it into my old overalls, and had many of my tools with me), awesome refreshments (like strawberry shortcake and nibblies, wine and beer) and of course the popcorn. So the excitement was high even before Lucas Myers stepped onto the stage.Michele Garrison, president of BDAC, helped seat the audience, then Anya Soroka introduced the evening while Ted Invictus stepped up to give acknowledgements and gratitude to all those who contributed to make the production possible.Lights to black, then up again as out came Lucas as Cliv (not Clive or Cliff but CLIV), an incompetent pink slipped day trader with a half million dollar credit card debt leading to bankruptcy, a sixteen year old forever texting daughter and a twelve year old son who through his computer has the inside track on just about anything. The answer? “Goodbye Rat Race, Hello Garden” in BC’s interior with a new start as a small town, eco conscious, back to the lander.

Had some kids out in the park and we were told there were some hornets, Smitherman said. Was up here (city hall) and we were talking about volunteer help on a project. I was told the hornets had stung someone and he said he could take care of it and he had the chemicals.

He was part of BRAINYAC (Brain Research Apprenticeships in New York at Columbia), a research program at the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute that places New York City high school students in laboratories for five weeks during the summer following training sessions on Saturdays during the preceding months. Funded by the Pinkerton Foundation, it helps students broaden their scientific knowledge, hone research skills and learn about possible biomedical careers.

Good for the joints, it not too strenuous, said Pardoel. You out there running, it hard on the knees, but fencing is not. It a great way of keeping in shape, meeting new people and learning a new skill, which is necessary for people. Road debris refers to the general things that can be found on the road that shouldn’t be there. It could range from small things like stones or pebbles, pieces of broken glass, nails, screw, sand, gravel and black ice to bigger things like furniture, tire, metal and sometimes even tree branches or the tree itself. In some cases animals can be considered road debris or a road hazard as well..

In preparation for the Ironman, Teasdale said he spent many hours on the bike, amassing more than 5,000km. He also hit the pool frequently to build up his endurance. Teasdale saw his training tested after tearing his MCL last February during a cross country ski race.