NEWS + EVENTS

Our Big News: We’ve Changed Our Name + Here’s Why…..

It’s official, we’ve changed our name..... SPAN Nelson, Social Planning Action Network Society, (formed and operating in Nelson BC since 2006) is now Nelson at its Best. Why?.... As many people know, Nelson at its Best has been the name of the SPAN Nelson initiated...

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Chair’s Report: 2018 Annual General Meeting

Nelson at its Best Chair, George Chandler, reports on 2018 highlights & provides a great snapshot of our work in the community over the course of the year. You can read the full report here: Snapshot 2018 AGM Report

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What’s a Volunteer Hub?

What exactly is a Volunteer Hub? Though diverse in many ways, to meet the needs of communities they serve, Volunteer Hubs share common functions.  They:  Promote volunteering Build capacity of organisations to engage volunteers Facilitate connections between people...

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Will Nelson See a Volunteer Hub in the Near Future?

SPAN is conducting a Feasibility Study to see if we can identify a sustainable model for a Volunteer Hub. For questions about the Study or to get connected with the Community Dialogue or Surveys e.  marjie.lesko@gmail.com Community engagement activities will...

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SPAN to host Nelson-Creston MLA All-Candidates Reverse Forum

Share your concerns and solutions on social issues and get informed for the upcoming election! This reverse forum is a format that allows community members to speak to MLA candidates about the issues they care about most. This is a free community event hosted by SPAN...

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Ending Poverty in Nelson BC

  *************************** ‘Nelson at its Best’ Ending Poverty Project June 2016 ****************************************************************** Project News, May 2015 “How do we make Nelson the best place it can be?” The “Nelson at its Best” project is...

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Ideas Into Action Report

Ideas Into Action captures the voices of 150 Nelson BC community members who shared over 450 ideas on community strengths, priority social issues and recommended actions. Through the coming year SPAN will utilize this input to help inform collaborative social planning...

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Nelson at its Best is a community-based multi-sector initiative aimed at strengthening quality of life & community well-being in Nelson BC.

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