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Kiel Strang - a scholarly success story

Editor's note: This is the sixth in a series of stories about people who were raised on the Sunshine Coast who are making a successful mark in the world of their chosen vocations.

Trends evolve at major quilt show

A display of nearly 200 quilts filled the arena at Gibsons and Area Com-munity Centre last weekend in a biennial show hosted by the SC Quilters' Guild.

Metcalfe received service award

The Rotary Club of Sechelt is honoured to give this year's Service Above Self Award to Kay Metcalfe.

Join in for a garden day

The Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre in Halfmoon Bay is inviting the community to join them for a Garden Day and Open House this Saturday, July 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Join the club in Gibsons

Summertime and the reading is easy! Gibsons and District Public Library Summer Reading Club is back. This summer, take reading as your constant companion and portable pal: take a book to the beach, take a book on your commute, take a book to bed.

Hosts still needed for women's exchange

Canada World Youth (CWY) is currently recruiting families and individuals interested in hosting two young women, one from South Africa and one from Canada, who will be taking part in an international cross-cultural exchange on the Sunshine Coast for

Inspirational educator chosen for new award

Debbie Amaral is the inaugural recipient of the Frances Fleming Award for inspirational achievement. Amaral, by all accounts an amazing person and educator, was honoured last week by the school board.

Fiddlehead Farmer's Market joins Sunday Market

Locally grown organic produce is coming to Gibsons Landing. The Fiddlehead Farmers' Market is joining forces with the Gibsons Landing Sunday Market beginning this Sunday, July 3. Both groups are very excited to see the markets come together.

Get active, get hiking

The Pender Harbour Hiking Club is now into its second year and boasts nearly 50 members in this small community of 2,500 residents.

Horse sense helps healing

Equine facilitated therapy - 'What the heck is that?' you may wonder. And while we may think of this as cutting-edge therapy, it's more like a new relationship with an animal that has been a godsend to humans for many years.
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