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Library Foundation gives back

The Gibsons and District Library Foundation is sponsoring a children's education program this summer at the library through of donation of $2,000 for the purchase of two I-pads that will be used for child education in the areas of: English language a

Host families needed

Coast families are urgently needed to host students from Japan's Kyoritsu High School who will be visiting Gibsons from July 27 to Aug. 11.

Rocking for a reason

Mindil Beach Markets rocked the auditorium at Chatelech Secondary School on May 31 and then delivered an important message to students about the state of the world's oceans and how they can help fix the problem.

Art contest to beautify Hackett Park

If you're between the ages of 13 and 25 and enjoy creating mural artwork here's a contest for you. To enter, create an original piece of artwork and submit it to Emma Green at or Rosemary Jones at rvjones@hotmail.

Gibsons seeks new librarian

The Gibsons and District Public Library (GDPL) board is looking fora new chief librarian, following the resignation of Michele Southam,who hasbeen with library since 2001.

Summer camps help empower youth

The BC SPCA is offering summer camps that offer fun, animal-themed activities for kids while empowering them to create a better world. Camps will be offered this year in the Sunshine Coast at the shelter at 4376 Solar Rd. in Wilson Creek.

VCH to host forum

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is promoting a harm reduction forum on Wednesday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Sechelt Indian Band Hall in order to create a shared mental model about harm reduction on the Sunshine Coast.

Rick Cooney finishes the Big Five

All that's left for Rick Cooney when he hits the 100-marathon mark in the next couple of years is a Goofy medal to commemorate the occasion. Cooney nailed his other prime goal when he finished the last of the big five marathons in London on April 22.

Women in Leadership a success

The recent Women in Leadership workshop was a great success.

Grow your own dinner

There's nothing like sitting down to a meal of healthy, organic food you grew yourself.
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