Books & Gift Certificates
The Nicola Valley Museum & Archives offered copies of "Merritt and the Nicola Valley: An Illustrated History" as a prize for the first 100 contributors to the Nicola Valley 12-12-12 Photo Contest. Those who already had that book could pick up a copy of the second edition of our "Stirring the Pot" cookbook or the revised edition of "Merritt: Her History and Symbols of Identity."
In addition, the Museum has received donations of gift certificates from the following Merritt businesses.
Work'n Play Clothing Company
Brambles Bakery & Café
Country Bug Books & Gifts
BC Visitor Centre @ Merritt
Trips & Trails Books by Murphy Shewchuk
The 12-12-12 Photo Contest Winners are:
The judge considered the following photographs (marked with a star on the 12-12-12 Gallery page ) exceptional from a 12-12-12 perspective as well as artistic balance:
- An empty emergency room, a lovely sight by Julia Smith, age 8.
- Julia, Ivy and Gabrielle capturing 12/12/12 by Dena Smith.
- Super Save Gas prices by Brandy Pinyon.
- Janet & Warren Smith Wedding Party by Janet Stirling/Smith.
- Sugar Loaf Mountain from Airport Road by Mavis Polmans.
- The round-up by Mike Touet.
- Winter walk along the Coldwater River by Liz Moore.
- Nicola Valley Sunset by Kelley Cameron