Welcome to Blomidon Council 918 !

  

 

 

 

About Us

Motto:  The United Commercial Travelers motto is "People Helping People" and reflects our commitment to the community and its members. 

Location:  Blomidon Council is located in the Annapolis Valley, the heart of Nova Scotia and presently has a a membership of 69 members in good standing.

First Charter:  We held our first charter night and installation of officers on April 15, 1989.  To read more information or to view a larger picture of the first slate of officers, click  Memories .  The Council began with 25 new members of UCT and 17 Chartered members from other councils and our membership is ever increasing as the word has spread of our continued community involvement and the many benefits UCT offers its members. 

Newsletters:  To read more about the local community involvement of Blomidon Council 918 click on one of the Newsletter links on the left.

Photo Gallery:  Click  Photo Gallery  for an enlightening portrayal of Blomidon Council members, people helping people, and having fun while they do it.

Atlantic Grand and Supreme Council: To read more about community Services and the benefits of UCT, click  Atlantic Grand  (four Atlantic Provinces:  New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island)  or; for all of North America: click Supreme Council.

 

Community Involvement

Blomidon Council 918 is active in supporting many local needy organizations: D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is an educational program for grade 5 & 6 students, and has been recently supported by Blomidon Council.  We provided each student of a DARE graduating class with an enviable  "T" shirt, symbolizing successful graduation of the course. The “Flowercart”, a facility which trains and employs adults labelled intellectually challenged. We donate to the “Lodge that Cares” promoting cancer awareness to members and in the community. We support “Youth in Sports”. We help plant and dig 5 to 8 thousand gladioli bulbs for the “M. Salsman Memorial Garden”, with proceeds going to help cancer patients in the local area. Each Blomidon member donates household/personal gifts annually to “Chrysalis House”, a transition house for abused women in Nova Scotia. We decorate for Christmas and wrap presents for the clients at Evergreen Home for Intellectually and/or physically handicapped youth. Once a year we visit Dykeland Lodge for seniors and donate to their birthday party on that month. We also donate time and money to other “local worthy causes” as the need arises.

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