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Pender Harbour-Egmont Highlights: Celebrating the life of Betty Silvey

Tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 24 is the Celebration of Life for Betty Silvey who was the heartbeat of the Egmont community. All her life Betty was the tireless volunteer for every good cause benefitting so many in the Egmont Community and beyond.
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Tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 24 is the Celebration of Life for Betty Silvey who was the heartbeat of the Egmont community. All her life Betty was the tireless volunteer for every good cause benefitting so many in the Egmont Community and beyond. The celebration, potluck begins at 4 p.m. at the Egmont community Hall. 

Sunday, Van Django, masters of gypsy jazz, perform at the of the School of Music at 2 p.m. Van Django is at the top of their class in this style and delightfully entertaining to say the least. I am so excited to see this fine group for the third time! Sold out! 

The Pender Harbour Women’s Connection is holding a Getting to Know YOU event Tuesday, Feb. 27. Have you had an unusual experience in your life? Do you have an area of interest that you would like to share? Have you taken up a new pastime such as yoga, cooking, horseback riding, painting, quilting, knitting, pickleball, crocheting, rug hooking, gardening, dancing, singing, creative writing, swimming, hiking, carpet bowling…or…? Perhaps you are learning to play an instrument or the trying your hand at the art of photography. There is a plethora of activities that can enhance the quality of our lives. How does your activity enrich your mind, body, soul? We encourage you, if feasible, to bring along an example of your hobby and share its importance to you. Looking forward to visiting with you on Tuesday. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Drop-in fee is $4. Refreshments included. 

The Volunteer Tax Program begins March 1 and runs to April 30. Volunteers are trained to assist you with your income tax preparation. It’s a free service for eligible clients. Three options are available: walk-in tax clinics, drop off-pick up and by appointment, phone Harry at 604-741-5132. 

The Pender Harbour Community School is offering the Canadian Firearms Safety Course (PAL) certification Sunday, March 10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., $200. CORE – April 26 to 28, $250. Please call or email the Community School 604-883-2826 phcs@dccnet.com to register. 

Have a wonderful week! 

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