Friends of Hidden Gems
The Shuswap-what a wonderful place to live and an easy one to promote.
"A Good Book on Your Shelf is a Friend that Turns Its Back on You and Remains A Friend." Author Unknown
"A Friend is Someone Who Understands Your Past, Believes In Your Future, and Accepts You Just The Way You Are." Author Unknown
Bernie Spring has a BA and Ma from UBC. He has been in the book business since 1985 and had a store in Vancouver, BC. He was into Hidden Gems Bookstore on March 18th, 2011 and was a big success with large group of customers in for Free Appraisals on Books, Postcards, Photographs, Posters, and Music Sheets.
Bernie will be coming back into the store in May, 2011 but for now if you have any questions or want to see what he sells check out his website.
Outdoor Recreation Guides
COMPANY MISSION STATEMENT:
\'TO PROVIDE THE RECREATIONAL ENTHUSIAST WITH THE MOST UP-TO-DATE AND DETAILED MAPS AND INFORMATION AVAILABLE IN THE OUTDOOR MARKET.\'
BC Bookworld puts out a guide 4 times a year and can be picked up for free at Hidden Gems Bookstore. The guide has more than 9,000 BC authors and lists various publishing houses-well worth the read.
You can see more at www.abebookworld.com
WE ACTIVELY SUPPORT COMMUNITY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITH A RANGE OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES AIMED AT CREATING DIVERSE, SUSTAINABLE RURAL COMMUNITIES THROUGHOUT OUR REGION.
\"DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMMUNITY, BY THE COMMUNITY, FOR THE COMMUNITY\"
High Impact Signs
High Impact Signs provided the signage; window & door decals and sandwich board for Hidden Gems Bookstore. They offer a variety of services and can be found at:
# 30 11th St SE, Salmon Arm, BC
Roots & Blues Festival
August 19th-20th and 21st/2011.
The Salmon Arm Folk Music Society is a non-profit charitable organization that presents year-round concerts as well as the Annual Roots and Blues Festival the third weekend every August.
This year one of the highlights will be the performance by Jonny Lang. This festival has become well known around the world and draws huge crowds. If you enjoy great music, wonderful mix of food and drink, 6 stages to take in over the day\'s events, artisans wares, and Children\'s Center then you will need to attend. Be sure to check out their website for further information-expecially about the Great line up for 2011.
Salmon Arm Downtown Association
For special events happening in the Salmon Arm Downtown area check out: www.salmonarmdowntown.com
Salmon Arm Golf Club
The Salmon Arm Golf club offers a Championship 18 hole course that is both beautiful and challenging to play; as well as an Executive 9 hole course that is friendly and great to work on ones short game.
To learn more check out their website at www.salmonarmgolf.com
Shuswap Business Directory
www.shuswapbusiness.com-an easy way to discover all the businesses in the Shuswap area.
Shuswap Fire & Safety Ltd
SHUSWAP FIRE & SAFETY LTD.
3641 11th Ave. NE
PO Box 1284
Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4P4
This company provides the following services:
-FIRE ALARM SYSTEM
-EMERGENCY/EXIT SIGNS & LIGHTING
-FIRE SAFETY & EMERGENCY PLANNING
-FIRE SAFETY TRAINING.
\"Beautiful, Casual, Down To Earth\" describes our Shuswap area. This is a great site to learn all the things you can see and do in Salmon Arm and surrounding areas. What can we say-4 mountains; 4 \'Arms\' of the Lake; 4 distinct seasons; and 4 big areas of interest that Salmon Arm is becoming known for (besides all the wonderful recreational things to do):
-Sports-have had wonderful athletes coome out of the area in Basketball; Hockey; Skiing; Swimming; and Golf.
-Music-have wonderful musicians in the area as well as a dedicated Folk Music Society that sponsors musical concerts all year and the well known Annual Roots and Blues Festival.
-Artisans-this covers our wonderful live theatre groups and local artists.
-And, our local authors whose books sell well covering non-fiction to children\'s books, and more. The Shuswap Association of Writer\'s Group do well to promote our local writers and sponsor an annual festival in May.
There is a lot more to see and do in the Shuswap area so be sure to check their website.
The Shuswap Association of Writers
The Shuswap Association of Writers is a wonderful site for those considering writing a book or wanting to know about upcoming events- http://www.saow.ca
Some of the writers involved with the Association also have their books for sale at Hidden Gems.
May 25th-27th, 2012-the Shuswap Writer\'s Festival will be happening so check out the website for details. This festival has received rave reviews over the years and is well attended.
As well, Hidden Gems Bookstore is selling raffle tickets for prizes to be drawn at the festival, with the top prize a chance to win a Houseboat trip on the Shuswap. Tickets are $5.00 each or 3 for $12.00