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SDBA supports campaign

Turn down the Heat Week

FortisBC and the Business Improvement Areas of B.C. (BIABC) are teaming up again to promote energy conservation during Turn Down The Heat Week, Feb. 1 to 8.

The Sechelt Downtown Business Association (SDBA) is among the 20 business improvement areas (BIAs) in the province that will turn down the heat at work and at home and wear sweaters to help promote energy conservation.

“FortisBC encourages a culture of energy efficiency and conservation in the workplace and in the home,” said Doug Stout, vice president of energy solutions and external relations at FortisBC. “We welcome supporting the business improvement areas in this challenge and encourage our employees and customers to get involved.”

The SDBA is collecting donations of sweaters and other warm clothing with a combined goal of 3,000 sweaters from participating BIA communities. For its part, FortisBC will challenge its employees to collect donations of gently used or new sweaters for local organizations who will give the sweaters to those in need. Last year the target goal was exceeded by twice the expected amount: 5,000 sweaters!

In Sechelt, the SDBA will be collecting donated items and will forward them to The Salvation Army – Sunshine Coast Ministries, to be distributed as needed. Sweaters and warm clothing articles may be dropped off at any of these locations in downtown Sechelt: Trail Bay Mall, Salvation Army Thrift Store, Rainbow Room Hair Salon, Pretty Natty Duds, Three Dog Bakery, Red Line Shoes, Butcher Dave’s Meat Market, Extras Imports, Artworks Gallery and Framing, Fibre Expressions, J&B Technical Group, Corner Gas Petro Can, Sechelt Visitor Centre, Service BC, Home Hardware and Paul’s Paintin’ Place.

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