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Raising funds through on-line competition

YMCA Camp Elphinstone is hoping to raise $150,000 for a new fully accessible lodge through the Aviva Community Fund Competition.

Memorial plaque for Gilbert Joe unveiled

Yvonne Joe, in the presence of Theresa Jeffries and others of the Sechelt Indian Band (SIB) Elders, received a memorial plaque last week in memory of her husband Gilbert Joe, storyteller, fisherman and logger.

Library presents reading for Kull

Years after losing his lower right leg in a motorcycle crash, Robert Kull travelled to a remote island in Patagonia's coastal wilderness with equipment and supplies to live alone for a year.

11th annual fall fair this weekend

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and that means it is time for the 11th annual Gibsons Fall Fair Oct. 8 and 9 at Quality Farm & Garden in Gibsons.

Pink salmon make their return to the harbour

Residents and visitors to Gibsons exploring the water front over the past two weeks will have seen thousands of pink salmon returning to Gibsons Harbour and surroundings.

Cops for Cancer tour the Coast

Ryan Moore, this year's Cops for Cancer Tour de Coast official Buddy, looks like any other rambunctious seven-year-old. He love to high-five with his cop friends, play with his sister Hannah, 10, and just generally do all the things boys love.

I Do Declare at the library

Retired Canada Customs officer and supervisor Bob Klassen will visit the Gibsons and District Public Library to read from his memoir, I Do Declare: Memoirs of a Customs Officer, on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m.

One Straw presents fall faire

The One Straw Society and the Food Action Network are teaming up to presents its fourth annual Fall Faire at the Roberts Creek Hall this Sunday. The Faire runs from noon to 4 p.m. on Oct.

Explore Australia with Penny Hall

The Sunshine Coast Natural History Society presents speaker Penny Hall as she presents Exploring Eastern Australian - New South Wales & Queensland on Friday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt.

Designing Your Life set for launch

Check out the cover art of a new book by Gibsons educator Michael Maser. It is based on street art found under Vancouver's Granville Bridge and features a normal looking dude in T-shirt and jeans - at least he's normal from the neck down.
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