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Charity of choice for Elphi Fall Fun Fest

KidSport Sunshine Coast is able to increase the number of kids from Port Mellon to Earls Cove who will be taking to the fields and rinks this year as a result of the annual Elphi Fall Fun Fest held at Elphinstone Secondary School in September.

Coast Elves readying Christmas hampers

The Elves Club is gearing up to prepare hampers for people on the Coast who might not have much of a Christmas otherwise. "If you have a basic job making $8 an hour, $8.

Public relations presentation sparks audience

Claudia Ferris is one of those rare individuals who can explain something as well as she can do it.

Another sterling year for Community Futures

Community Futures of the Sunshine Coast (CFSC) continues to be a strong economic force in our area. At the annual general meeting on Wednesday, Oct.

One step at a time

The Sunshine Coast Natural History Society (SCNHS) presents speakers Sarah Doherty and Kerith Perreur-Lloyd tonight (Friday) at its monthly meeting at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt.

A century on the Coast: Part nine

Five years ago no one with a crystal ball would have predicted the present at Howe Sound Pulp and Paper (HSPP). Five years ago newspapers were still going strong, the Canadian dollar was worth about $0.

A Dare to Remember

Grandmothers are leading the way by challenging people to host 1,000 dinners from Oct. 17 to 25in support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation (SLF). These dinners are part of A Dare to Remember, a nationwide fundraising week organized by the SLF.

Canadian exchange nearing an end

As my Canada World Youth (CWY) exchange in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Québec continues, the time left for my Canadian phase is quickly disappearing. Preparations have already begun for Bénin, and our volunteer projects are coming to an end.

Apple festival combines work and play

On Sunday, Oct. 18, a unique event happened at Coopers Green in Halfmoon Bay. A nice fire was built at Coopers Green and a large copper kettle placed on top. Into the kettle went 14 gallons of applesauce, prepared from local apples the day before.

Join this worldwide event

The world's most liveable community needs a liveable planet. On Saturday, Oct.
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