Recreation officer stepping down

Members of Wells Gray Outdoor Club hold a luncheon at Wells Gray Inn to honor Elaine Gillette

Wells Gray Outdoor Club holds a luncheon to honor Elaine Gillette.

Representatives of Wells Gray Outdoor Club, Clearwater Sno-Drifters, BC Parks and Clearwater Rotary Club hold a luncheon at Wells Gray Inn on Wednesday, Feb. 24 to honor Elaine Gillette, the former recreation officer for this area with Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources.

Gillette, who is now retiring, was instrumental in helping WGOC develop its Candle Creek cross-country ski trails. Responsibility for the area’s recreation sites and trails on Crown land is being taken over by Sandy Mackenzie.

Pictured are (l-r) Sandy Mackenzie, Elaine Gillette, WGOC past-president Wes Bieber and club director Hazel Wadlegger.


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