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Activities abound at Seniors Centre

Organizers of the inaugural open house held on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre are calling it a success. Visitors were treated to displays set up by the various groups that make up the centre.

Trees celebrated at new botanical garden facility

The newly completed building at the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden opens in grand style Sunday with a double celebration, the Trees are Terrific festival in the morning and the official opening ceremony and art show in the afternoon of Oct.

Surgery gave her life back

Kate Cardinall suffered with multiple sclerosis (MS) for 20 years until a 40-minute procedure completely cured her and gave her back her life. Now she wants others to benefit from the surgery she received in Poland..

Bill Good debunks media bias

Bill Good's stimulating and lively presentation, Media: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, was enthusiastically received by a near capacity audience at the Chatelech Secondary School Theatre in Sechelt on Saturday, Oct. 2.

Volunteers serve, study in Coast "classroom"

Eighteen young Canadian and South African volunteers are hard at work on the Coast, donating 4,000 hours of labour and skills to the community as they learn how to create more just, sustainable communities.

Museum hosts book launch

Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives is delighted to invite the community to the launch of Women of Pender Harbour: Their Voices, Their History next Saturday, Oct. 23, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Lions Club lends their roar

President Al Hailey and the members of the Sunshine Coast Lions Club are the first to lend their support to the Imagination Library, an effort that sees books sent to all registered children from birth to age five.

New food bank serves Coast's four-legged friends

Coast pets facing thin meals as their owners struggle to pay bills and keep food on the table have a new guardian angel: pet food bank creator Bronwen Jorel.

Get set to fill some empty bowls

Empty Bowls 2010, a benefit for the Sunshine Coast Food Bank, takes place on Saturday, Oct. 16, in the Roberts Creek Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The impact of technology on children

Each October, Sunshine Coast Community Services Society's Child Care Resource and Referral Program (CCRR) hosts Exploration and Discovery, a one-day event for childcare providers, parents, early childhood education professionals and community members
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