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Skateboard park

Skateboard park

Volunteer Garret Groeneweg washes down the concrete at the Rotary Skateboard Park as part of a major restoration effort by the two Rotary clubs in Sechelt.
Patricia Crawshay celebrates a century

Patricia Crawshay celebrates a century

West Sechelt’s Patricia Crawshay celebrated her 100th birthday on March 21 with a few of her family members, sporting her signature pink hairdo and her letter from the Queen. Crawshay was born in 1921 in Liverpool, England.
Telus donates computers to Sechelt seniors

Telus donates computers to Sechelt seniors

100+ Women Who Care also extends support to centre
Educational bursaries for women available

Educational bursaries for women available

This year the Bursary Society CFUW-Sunshine Coast is celebrating 31 years of providing educational bursaries to women on the Sunshine Coast.
Younger folk have brought us through this

Younger folk have brought us through this

As I prepare my column, Tuesday, March 30, the unbelievable, unwarranted words from John Horgan echo in my ears and I feel sickened and angered by such a hurtful attack on younger people.
‘Word Race’ a chance for safe Easter fun

‘Word Race’ a chance for safe Easter fun

Hi everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful week. Wow, another windstorm and a few power outages but no reports of major damage from trees or branches falling down. We had quite the mess to clean up in our yard though.
Traditions and rituals

Traditions and rituals

There are many traditions and rituals that help guide us through this crazy thing called life. Some are celebrated by different cultures across the world, some hyper-local, created for a family unit or group of friends.
Zoom course tackles aging, losses and life’s purpose

Zoom course tackles aging, losses and life’s purpose

Sunshine Coast Hospice is partnering with Hospice volunteer Janey Talbot to offer a seven-week course entitled, “From Ageing to Sage-ing: Choosing to Live Consciously as We Age.
100 years of Vita

100 years of Vita

Denmark-born Sechelt resident celebrates a century of life
Carpet bowling is back

Carpet bowling is back

Happy news for the coming month of April: the Seniors Initiative will start up carpet bowling on April 21 and 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. Chair Yoga with Carole Logtenberg will return on Mondays and Fridays, on April 12, 23, 26 and 30, from 11 a.m. to noon.