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Step up to support KidSport

Grocery stores on the Sunshine Coast have stepped up to the plate for the local KidSport Chapter, Super Valu, Extra Foods, Clayton's Heritage Market and Marketplace IGAs in Gibsons, Sechelt and Madeira Park have provided turkeys and turkey certificat

CUSO-VSO seeks volunteers

CUSO-VSO, a well-respected international volunteer organization for professional adults, is celebrating 50 years of volunteerism and honouring the Coasters and Canadians who have helped make a difference.

Creeker blazing a trail to national award

Carole Herder of Roberts Creek is off to Toronto next week to be honoured at the RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year awards.

A Christmas tradition continues

What better way to start the holiday season than with carols and a light show? On Sunday, Dec. 5, the 23rd annual Light the Lights takes place at the Rockwood Centre in Sechelt starting at 5 p.m.

From candle dipping to the magic cookie house

Yes, it's happening - the eighth annual Children's Christmas Faire at the Sun Haven Waldorf School.

Elves Club getting ready

The Elves Club is gearing up, collecting and gathering has begun, and volunteers are looking forward to the big day coming soon. The Elves Club began on the Coast in the early '70s, becoming incorporated as a charity in 1972.

An adventure of isolation

Chris Czajkowski will describe her evolving life living in an isolated area near the southeast edge of Tweedsmuir Provincial Park at the next meeting of the Sunshine Coast Natural History Society. Meet and hear Czaj-kowski on Friday, Dec.

Peace group holds 200th vigil

The Sunshine Coast Peace Group held its 200th weekly Bring Our Troops Home Now Vigil in Davis Bay on Saturday, Nov. 13.

Light a light for remembrance

It is time once again for the Sunshine Coast Hospice Society's Lights of Life program. This year will be the 20th year of this annual event put on by Hospice.

In-school mentors a powerful thing

Forty-five-year-old Sherry Klassen skips out of work to go to school for one hour every week. During one recent school visit, she played on the spinning tornado until she was dizzy and hung upside down like a monkey from the monkey bars.