February 2020 New Business

Elk Valley Suicide Task Force
On February 12, the Elk Valley Suicide Task Force is hosting an informational evening for anyone who is impacted by suicidal thoughts or by the death of a friend or loved one. This event will be held at the Park Place Lodge - Cedar Room at 6:30 pm with a panel of speakers including representation from the RCMP, physicians, victim's services, women's centre, Fellaship, school counselling, child and youth mental health, psychologists, social workers, addictions, and a personal experience story.

Topics will include: the importance of talking about suicide, what going to the ER would look like, how RCMP responds, resources in the area for children, youth, and adults, and personal experiences. Those in attendance or invited to stick around after the panel to talk about their experience and perhaps to decide on the next steps for the task force.

Visit their event page on Facebook at Elk Valley Suicide Task Force Information Meeting for more details.

Funky Goat Pizza

Get Funk'd Up!

Funky Goat Pizza is the new kid on the block in downtown Fernie. Bringing a funky fresh attitude the Goat offers fifteen signature pizzas as well as salads, chicken wings and a create-your-own option. The selections range from unique creations to spins on old classics. Contrary to popular speculation they don’t just have goat’s cheese! Gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options are available that put the label “dietary restriction” to shame.

Since opening in October 2019 the phone has been ringing off the hook so get your order in early, especially on a weekend! Owners Jody, Ryan and Eric have found a home here in Fernie and are excited to become part of the community. Whether the powder is too good to make dinner, your kid’s birthday snuck up on you, or last night’s libations have kept you in bed, the Funky Goat is here for you.

Poku Acupuncture
571B 2nd Ave

In 2011, on the day Kimberly Salzgeber wrote her board exams she thought how excited she was to bring back to Fernie her new modality of 'acupuncture' to add to her already successful massage practice.

Then life happened! Marriage, kids and nine years of refining her acupuncture skills Kimberly is very happy to say she is back living in Fernie and opening a new acupuncture studio – Poku Acupuncture located at Inside Out Fernie Wellness in downtown Fernie.

Kimberly’s love for learning and treating patients is her passion. She is so grateful for where life has taken her and she looks forward to sharing all she has learned with the incredible people of Fernie.

To book an appointment or to learn more, visit poku.ca or email Kimberley directly at kim@poku.ca.