Wood burning focus of workshop

There’s a free wood heating workshop Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lavington Baptist Church

Residents can learn more about burning wood at home.

The Lavington Life Society, the provincial government and the B.C. Lung Association will host a free wood heating workshop Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lavington Baptist Church.

“Learn about wood stove exchange rebates, upgrading your wood burning appliance, clean burning technology and loading the firebox and chimney care,” said Dian Wirth, society secretary.

Reid Harvey will lead the workshop. He is a co-founder of the Great Okanagan Wood Stove Exchange Program and chairperson of a committee that worked to get the program to a provincial level.

There are door prizes from Ace Home Building Centre-Lumby, Air Tech Mechanical, Alan Dyck, Home Building Centre-Vernon, Pinnacle Renewable, Stonecast Impressions, Sunfire Systems and Vernon Stone and Fireplaces.

Pre-register and get a chance to win a pickup load of firewood or a skid of pellets or firewood stackers. Contact cswoodstove@shaw.ca or 250-558-8207 to pre-register.