Community Organizations

3 Valley Economic Development Cooperative
Promoting sustainable living.
Pres: Glenda Thompson

B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge #247
Support for children in need, especially hearing impaired.
Meets 7:30pm, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, Sep thru Jun.
172 Holdway Street, Box 796, McBride, V0J 2E0

Community Market Association
Organizes community markets, Fridays in summertime.

Dunster Community Association
Supports the Dunster Community Hall.
7085 Read Road, Dunster, V0J 2E0
Pres: Irma

Farmer’s Institute
Promotes agriculture practices and supports the farm sector.
Meets 8:00pm, first Monday of month (2nd if holiday).
1st Avenue, McBride, V0J 2E0
Pres: Mark Froese

Fraser Headwaters Alliance
Coalition of community groups concerned with wellness of and education about the environment. Meets monthly.
Contact: Roy Howard, ph 250-968-4410

McBride 4-H Club
Contact: Marion Cousineau

McBride & District Chamber of Commerce
The voice of business in the Robson Valley.
Meets 7:00pm, 3rd Thursday, Sep thru Jun.
Box 2, McBride, V0J 2E0
Pres: Dannielle Alan, ph 250-569-3366

McBride & District Hospital Auxiliary
Provides services to patients and raises funds to purchase
hospital equipment.
Meets 7:30pm, first Monday of month (2nd if holiday).
Pres: Isabelle Bonneville

McBride & District Public Library Board of Trustees
Oversees the operation of the Library
Meets 5:00pm, 3rd Monday of month.

McBride Roundhouse Theatre Society
Books entertainment to play at the Secondary School.
Pres: Rick Thompson

Mental Health Family Support Group
Meets 7:30pm, last Wed of month, at Health Unit.
Contact: Norma Arneson

Old Age Pensioners Organization
Develops activities for seniors.
Beaverview Lodge, McBride, V0J 2E0
Contact: Dawn Hickerty

OAPO Stitch & Knit
Meets Thursdays, 2 – 4pm at Beaverview Lodge.
Contact: Georgina Fines

Order of the Royal Purple
Support for children in need.
Meets 7:30pm, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, Sep thru Jun.
172 Holdway Street, Box 796, McBride, V0J 2E0

Ozalenka Alpine Club
Organizes hikes and high country ski trips.
Maintains trails and cabins at Ozalenka and Eagle Valley.
Contact: Glen Stanley

Robson Valley Cattlemen’s Association
Box 466, McBride, V0J 2E0
Contact: Clint Wall

Robson Valley Fall Fair Association
Organizes the annual Fall Fair in August.
Box 2, McBride, V0J 2E0
Pres: Marion Cousineau

Robson Wood Processor Association
Develop opportunities for forest based companies.

Royal Canadian Legion
The Poppy Program raises funds to assist veterans and veteran programs. Bingo support local charities and are held on 1st and 3rd Wed of month, Sep thru Jun. Legion meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month except July and August.
805 4th Ave, Box 332, McBride, V0J 2E0
Pres. Brad Kope

Spontaneous Combustion Community Drama Group
Occasionally puts on a play at the Roundhouse Theatre.
Contact: Bob Thompson

Tete Jaune Community Club
ph 250-566-4692

Top of the Fraser Co-operative Feeders Association
Contact: Rodger Peterson or Dorothy Simpson

Valley Museum & Archives
Mounts displays of local artifacts
in the McBride & District Public Library
241 Dominion Street, McBride, V0J 2E0

Valley Piecemakers
Quilting Group, with show every 2nd year. Meets 7:00pm, every 2nd Wed, Sep thru May. Contact: Georgina Fines or Anita Jones

Whistle Stop Gallery Society
Operates the Whistle Stop Gallery.
Meets 5:00pm, 3rd Thursday of month, Sep thru Jun.
1000 First Avenue – in the Station, McBride, V0J 2E0
Chair: Sheilagh Foster