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In the Community

McMahon wins provincial award

Gibsons resident and community volunteer Donna McMahon has won the British Columbia Trustees Association Super Trustee Award.

Why it matters on the Coast

World No Tobacco Day is May 31st. You probably didn't know that. But now that you do, take a moment to consider why ridding ourselves of tobacco misuse is an important quality of life issue for everyone here on the Coast.

Local sculptures to show in Montreal

Along one of the two main dirt roads on Gambier Island, outside a studio flooded with early May sunshine, 12 custom built crates weighing several tons were being prepared for pick up by Gordie Steele.

Learning to heal animals

Do you love animals and want to help them? The Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre in Halfmoon Bay is offering their popular animal healing course this weekend May 25 and 26.

Reading series concludes

Best-selling author, Alissa York, reads at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre next Friday, May 31, at 9 p.m. York's reading concludes the S.C. Arts Council's spring reading series. York's spoken and written words command attention.

An epic storytelling event

Sunshine Toastmasters is inviting the community to its epic storytelling event on Monday night in Sechelt. On May 27 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Open house May 25

The Sunshine Coast branch of the BC SPCA is inviting the community to an animal-themed day of fun on Saturday, May 25 at its annual open house from 1 to 4 p.m. at the shelter at 4376 Solar Road in Wilson Creek.

FUSE ignites the business flame

FUSE hosted its third, and final Ignite workshop on May 11 at the Gibsons Arts Building, where community membersharvested all the material, stories and ideas planted in the first two workshops for several social enterprises.

Beautifying Chaster Park shoreline

Dirt was flying recently, when volunteers from the Elphinstone area along with area E director Lorne Lewis and Sam Adams, from the Sunshine Coast Regional District parks department, were busy beautifying the shoreline at Chaster Park.

Celebrate George and Charlotte Gibson Day

George and Charlotte Gibson Day is the Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives annual event commemorating the arrival of the Gibson family to West Howe Sound in 1886.