The Creston & District Chamber of Commerce is a catalyst for sustainable economic growth, by providing 
education, networking and advocacy to government for it's membership.  This Organizations and Associations
 guide is a free service created by the Chamber.  If you have an association or organization,  or have
  corrections to this guide, please do not hesitate to contact the Chamber at (250) 428-4342.
Adult Basketball Box 477 Neil Ostafichuk
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-7127
Al-Anon Box 324 428-4976 or 428-9896
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 Irene Moman
    428-4590 or 428-8901
Alcohol and Drug 138 10th Ave. N Bag 3000 Bob Ewashen 428-3553
Counseling Program Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-3052 Fax
Alcoholics Anonymous   Box 894 Florence 428-2989
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 Norm 428-5632
Amateur Radio Club 226 22nd Ave. S Box 3014 Robin Anderson
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-9801
Archives 219 Devon St Tammy Hardwick
(Museum) Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-9262
Arthritis Society of BC &  127 19th Ave. N Thelma Corner
Yukon, Creston Branch Creston, BC V0B 1G5 428-2416
Arts Council Box 464 Pat Ziola 428-7255
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 Christine Miller 428-0034
Art Club, Creston Box 57 Val Vander Poel
  Wynndel, BC V0B 2N0 866-5772
Auditorium Society Box 1669 Rita McDonald
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-9970
BC Lung Association 524 9th Ave. N Ruby Roebuck
  Creston, BC V0B 1G4 428-2155
Beef Growers Association RR7, 2509 Nicks Island Rd. Roger & Carol Huscroft
  Creston, BC V0B 1G7 428-9657
Beta Sigma Phi 519 10th Ave. N Louise Drebnenki
  Creston, BC V0B 1G4 428-4730
Blossom Festival Assoc. Box 329 Christine Miller
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-0034
Blossom Valley Singers Box 538 Cathy Garritson
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 866-5201
Bowling Association 405 20th Ave. S. Virginia Harder
  Creston, BC V0B 1G5 428-7937
Boxing Club Box 820 Percy Primrose
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-4457
Boy Scouts of Canada 1930 Hillside Street Carl Model
(may not be running in 2002) Creston, BC V0B 1G5 428-5751
Cadets - Army Box 269 Carol Materi
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-5936
Cadets - Air Box 263 Floyd Monaghan
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-5916
Canadian Cancer Society Box 307 Mona Wright
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-5445
Canadian Institute for the  Box 25 Hilda Chugg
Blind (CNIB) Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-2484
Canyon Community Association RR1, 4322 36th Street Heather More
  Canyon, BC  V0B 1C1 428-0196
Carpe Diem Players RR1, 3692 46th Street Simon Lazarchuk
(Drama Club) Canyon, BC  V0B 1C1 W: 428-2283, ext. 206
    H: 428-8852
Child Care Society 130 8th Ave. S Eliska Friess
(Teddy Bear Daycare) Creston, BC V0B 1G3 428-5111
Min. of Children & Families Box 1180 Brian Ross
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-3229
Citizen's Advocacy Box 2699 Rachel Beck
(Inclusive Communities) Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-8622
Community Resource Centre Box 187 Serena Naeve
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-5547
Creston Area Economic  #11, 223 16th Ave N, Box 879 Wendy Walters
Development Society (CAEDS) Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-2022
Creston Community Band 906 16th Ave. N Dianne Blow
  Creston, BC V0B 1G5 428-2449
Creston Concert Society Box 1669 Christine Miller
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-0034
Creston and District Chamber Box 268 Wendi Lengyell
of Commerce Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-4342
Creston and District Health Box 1880 Swan Valley Lodge
Council for SVL, Pioneer Villa Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-2283
and the Hospital    
Creston Family Literacy 2108 Crawford Street Kim Howden
  Creston, BC V0B 1G6 402-2066
Creston Gold Prospectors 1913 Elm Street Bruce Avery
  Creston, BC V0B 1G5 428-4494
Creston Golf Course 1800 Mallory Road Randy Panton
  Creston, BC V0B 1G2 428-5515
Creston Gymnastics Club Box 851 Laurie Riehl - 428-4844
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 Lisa Woods - 428-3573
Creston Historical Society 219 Devon St Tammy Hardwick
  Creston, BC V0B 1G8 428-9262
Creston Horseshoe Ringer Box 261 Bob Hamilton
Club Erickson, BC  V0B 1K0 428-2346
Creston Judo Club Box 442 Joe Meers
  Lister, BC  V0B 1Y0 428-5023
Creston Legion Auxiliary Box 135 Delores Banilevic
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-4252
Creston Lifeline Bag 3000 Shauna Banman
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-5616
Creston Music Parents Assoc. Box 132 Wendy Walters - 428-2022
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 Val Harris - 428-9995
    Roy Carson - 428-2274
Creston New Horizon Seniors RR#1, 3315 Beam Road Cecil Cort
Society Creston, BC V0B 1G1 428-3382
Creston Public Library 205 7th Ave. N Gina Rawson
  Creston, BC V0B 1G3 428-4141
Creston Rotary Club Box 954 Lawrence Lavender
(Wed. lunch) Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-9557
Creston Singles Club meet 1st Thursday of month at  428-3903
  6 pm at ABC Restaurant 866-5635
Creston Twillers Mentally 702 16th Ave. N Cecil Cort
Challenged Square Dancers Creston, BC V0B 1G5 428-3387
Creston Valley Aquatic Box 154 Tanya Poznikoff
Society Wynndel, BC V0B 2N0 428-4877
Creston Valley Cruisers Box 88 Ron Grassing - H: 428-5695
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 W: 428-2206
Creston Valley 4-H Club 875 Hwy 3 Janet Schofer
  Creston, BC V0B 1G2 428-4506
Creston Valley Fall Fair Box 95 Terri-Lynn Tarzwell
Association Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-4316
Creston Valley Figure Box 165 Tania Bilcik
Skating Club Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-2682
Creston Valley Five Pin 405 20th Ave. S. Virginia Harder
Bowling Association Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-7937
Creston Valley Flying Club 2125 Maple Place  Dr. R. M. McLeod
  Creston, B.C. V0B 1G5  
Creston Valley Handibus Bag 3000 Eleanor Zander
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-5533
Creston Valley Home Support Bag 3000 Eleanor Zander
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-5533
Creston Valley Horse Box 11 Colette Caron
Association Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-2279
Creston Valley Hospice Box 436 Christine Munkerud
Society Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-7575
Creston Valley Rotary Club   Mike Stutter
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-2247
Creston & District Health Bag 3000  
Council     Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-2286
Creston Valley Rock & 1926 Pine Street Norm Smith 428-5602
Mineral Club Creston, BC V0B 1G0 Bruce Avery - 428-4494
Creston Valley Rod & Gun Box 1 Wendy Lansing
Club Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-5764
Creston Valley Seniors' 810 Canyon Street Betsy Bronkhorst
Association, Branch 28 Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-9044
Creston Valley Slow Pitch RR1 Site 7C Box 24 Rocky Collazo
  Wynndel, BC V0B 2N0 866-5494
Creston Valley Wildlife Box 640 Ann DeJager
Management Area Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-3260
Creston Women's Institute RR#8, 2230 Hwy 3A Jennifer Truscott
  Creston, BC V0B 1G8 428-5781
Crimestoppers   Constable Martin McKenna
    428-TIPS (8477)
Cubs and Scouts 1930 Hillside Street Carl Model
  Creston, BC V0B 1G5 428-5751
Curling Club Box 596 Gary Boyden
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-7512
Dairyman's Association Box 329 Wayne Harris
  Lister, BC  V0B 1Y0 428-9655
Daughter's of the Nile 2228 Erickson Street Lela Irvine
  Creston, BC V0B 1G5 428-2992 (until Feb./02)
Ducks Unlimited RR1 Site 4B Box 5 Betty Christenson - 866-5366
  Wynndel, BC V0B 2N0 Grant Campbell - 866-5694
    Gertie Brown - 428-7581
Eagles, Fraternal Order of 618 Regina Street Floyd Monaghan
  Creston, BC V0B 1G4 428-5916
East Kootenay Environmental Box 837 Tanna Patterson
Society-Creston Valley Branch Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-5246
Elks Club RR1 Site 2 Box 7 Bob Oldsworth
  Wynndel, BC V0B 2N0 866-5595
Emergency Social Services Box 159 Marlene Palmer
  Erickson, BC  V0B 1K0 428-7831
Erickson Ladies Auxiliary Box 284 Lil Haines
  Erickson, BC  V0B 1K0 428-7175
Federal Superannuates Box 568 Rusty or Mona Wright
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-5445
Fibromyalgia Support Group* Box 597 Karen Gillespie
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-2233
Inclusive Communities Box 2699 Rachel Beck
(formerly Citizen's Advocacy) Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-8622
Footlighters Box 923 Frank Goodsir (ph: 428-5084)
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 Fax: 428-5084
Foster Parents   Phil Mynott
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-4878
Friends of the Library Box 4, 1409 Erickson St Joanne Endicott
  Creston, BC V0B 1G1 428-4402
Girl Guides & Brownies 1623 Cedar Street Mary Schmelzel
  Creston, BC V0B 1G5 428-8925
Gleaners Society Food Bank 807 Canyon Street Betty May
  Creston, BC V0B 1G3 428-4166
Good Sams 804 32nd Ave. S Betty Avis
  Creston, BC V0B 1G1 428-4927
Handicapped Resource Line   1-800-465-4911
Happy Gang Senior Singers 1607 Alder Street Tom Lewko
  Creston, BC V0B 1G5 428-3536
Heide Club Box 490 Henry Schoof 428-5205
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 Fax: 428-9974
Helpline for Children   1-800-668-6868
Hi Neighbour Welcome Service Box 73 Marjorie Comm
  Erickson, BC  V0B 1K0 428-5450
Hospice Box 436 Christine Munkerud
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-7575
Knights of Columbus Box 53 Elmer Duprey
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-5835
Kootenay Backcountry Horsemen Box 435 Kevin Ostendorf
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-5478
Kootenay Haven Transition House Box 336  
  Cranbrook, V1C 4H8  
Kootenay Promenaders 702- 16th Ave. N Cecil Cort
  Creston, BC V0B 1G0 428-3387
Kootenay Society for Community 715 Vernon St.  ph: 352-1600
Living Nelson, V1L 4G3 fax: 352-7748
Ktunaxa/ Kinbasket Wellness  RR#2, #5A, Hwy 21 Angie Louie
Centre Creston, V0B 1G0 428-5516
Kuskanook Harbour Society Box 102 Julie Jones
  Creston, V0B1G0 428-7071
La Musica 210-23rd Ave. N. Margaret Lavender
  Creston, V0B1G0 428-9557
Ladies Hockey RR#1, 3613 Beam Rd.  Karen Douville
  Creston, V0B1G0 428-5629
Learning Disabilities of BC 2813 Hwy 3 Margo Beaudry
  Creston, V0B1G0 428-9782
Legal Aid #200- 1113 Baker St. 1-800-661-6030
  Cranbrook, V1C 1A7  
Lions Club Box 941 Jim Haines
  Creston, V0B1G0 428-7175
Lister Community Association Box 228 Laurie Riehl 
  Lister, BC  V0B 1Y0 428-4844
Lister Huscroft Women's Institute* 1243- 8th Ave. N. RR#6 Tina Meyer
  Creston, V0B1G0 428-4424
M.S. Society 1518 1st Ave. NW Ken Chubb
  Creston, V0B1G6 428-7737
Masonic Lodge #54 Box 673 Garry Burch
  Creston, V0B 1G0 250-223-8276
Meals on Wheels Bag 3000 Shauna Banman
  Creston, V0B 1G0 428-5616
Men's Rec Hockey   Pat Nugent
Ministerial Association 2431 Ash St. Mark Bertrand
  V0B 2N0 428-0325
Ministry for Children & Families Box 1180 Brian Ross
  Creston, V0B 1G0 428-3229
Ministry of Human Resources Box 1180 Gayle Jones
  Creston, V0B 1G0 428-3230
Minor Baseball Box 786 Gene Zackowski
  Creston, V0B 1G0 428-2044
Minor Hockey Association RR#1, 3613 Beam Rd.  Dwayne Holder
  Creston, V0B 1G1 428-0295
Nursery School* 1402 Hillside, Carolyn Hawton
  Creston, V0B1G4 428-0387
Oldtimers Hockey 919- 16th Ave. N. Don Kretlow
  Creston, V0B 1G5 428-7664
Ombudsperson of BC PO 931 Fort St.  1-800-567-3247
  Victoria V8V3K3  
Overeaters Anonymous* 2575 Sinclair Rd. Box 621 Carol Werklund
  Lister, BC  V0B 1Y0 428-5643
Party Program Bag 5000 Amy Schmuland
  312 15th Ave. N. 428-4706
P.A.W.S.(428-PAWS) Box 253 Vicky McDonald - 866-5274
Pet Adoption & Welfare Society Creston, V0B 1G0  
PCSS Counterattack Box 4000 Mr. Angeliski
  Creston, V0B 1G0 428-2274
PCSS Parent Advisory Council Box 4000 Sandra Coldwell
  Creston, V0B 1G0 428-2274
Pioneer Villa Auxiliary Box 24,  Jane Pascuzzo
  Sirdar, BC  V0B 2C0 866-5705
Provincial Court House Box 1790 428-3200
  Creston, V0B 1G0  
Provincial Emergency Program 516- 9th Ave. S. Alana Romano
  Creston, V0B 1G3 428-0299
Public Health Unit Box 531 16th Ave. S. 428-3602
  Creston, V0B 1G5 1-888-426-7566 Cranbrook Office
Quilter's Guild Box 756 Marylou May
  Creston, V0B1G0 428-5588
Radio Control Aircraft Club 227- 33rd Ave. S. Bill Linge
  Creston, V0B 1G1 428-3461
Red Cross  524- 9th Ave. N.  Audrey Miller
  Creston, V0B1G4 428-7264
Royal Canadian Legion Box 135  
  Creston, V0B1G0 428-4252
S.T.D. Clinic Box 531 16th Ave. S. Marg Horvath
  Creston, V0B1G0 428-3619
Seniors Supplement Box 9471, Stn Prov Govt 1-800-665-2656
  Victoria, V8V 9V9  
Shriners Club Box 103 Garry Burch
  Creston, V0B 1G0 250-223-8276
Snow Mobile Club* 4730 36th St. Tanya Duscharme
  Canyon, BC  V0B 1C1 428-9087
Speedskating 929 Dogwood St. Alex Nilsson
  Creston, V0B 1G3 428-4960
South Kootenay Anglers Society RR#1, Site24, Box 2 Jerry Popovich
  Wynndel, BC V0B 2N0 866-5273
Swan Valley Lodge Auxiliary Box 25 Hilda Chugg
  Creston, V0B1G0 428-2484
Swan Valley Swingers Square 5A 1909 Erickson St. Peggy Legare
Dance Club Creston, V0B1G1 428-2106
Toastmasters 4949 Box 844 Francis Peace - 428-4565
  Creston, V0B 1G1 Holly Pender-Love 428-7855
Toastmasters Omega 434 9th Ave. N.  Diane Graf 428-3422
  Creston, V0B 1G4 Eric Viklund - 428-7601
Tops #8-518-18th Ave. S. Irene Folkman
  Creston, V0B 1G5 428-2332
Trefoil Guild* 519-10th Ave. N. Louise Drebnenki
  Creston, V0B 1G4 428-4730
Valley Mental Health Services Box 658 Ann Deathridge
  Creston, V0B 1G0 428-2769
Victims Services (RCMP) Box 400 Geri Burnett
  Creston, V0B 1G0 428-9313
Yahk Range Association 875 Hwy 3 Janet Schofer
  Creston, V0B 1G2 428-4506
Zeta Beta Sigma Phi 2402 Birch St.  Wendy Walter
  V0B 1G5 428-4030
* Organizations indicated with asterix - we have been unable to confirm contact.