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Trivia night fundraiser a great success

More than 140 trivia players from all over the Sunshine Coast met at the Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre on Oct. 15 for the fourth Trivia Night fundraiser for animal welfare.

Waterfront patrons help Mercy Home

The Waterfront Restaurant's owners Art and Narie Jones and their patrons have been helping Kenyan children by collecting money and displaying the work of Mercy and Caring Children's Homes.

Humanitarian Debbie Mealia wins prestigious award

Debbie Mealia is a firebrand of the nicest kind. She sees a community need and works her heart out to find a resolution. In honour of her selfless contributions to the Sunshine Coast, Mealia is the recipient of this year's Herbert H.

McCourt donates to 12-year-old in need

Jordan McCourt raised $1,050 through recycling bottles this year and he donated all of the money to Micaela Martin for a much-needed tracking lift system not covered by the government.

Umbach presents Rotary award in Kenya

It's not often that a Rotarian goes 14,000 kilometres to present an award for outstanding humanitarian contributions to the recipient's community.

Howley competes against the best

On Oct. 15 in Vancouver, Paula Howley of Sechelt's Sunshine Toastmasters competed against the top humorous speakers in greater Vancouver's 28 Division H Toastmasters Clubs.

From devastation to salvation

Coast residents will get a rare chance to go behind the scenes of the massive earthquake in Haiti last January through the eyes of someone who witnessed the event and the devastating aftermath. Dr.

Pet Lady's pets spared

On Tuesday evening, Oct. 18, long-time Coast resident Carolyn Ireland (aka "The Pet Lady") opened the door to her Tillicum Bay cabin, to a blast of intense heat. Smoke and soot had permeated her home and all her belongings.

Pickleball tournament was a great success

First Invitational

Young family led to serve in Indonesia

The desire to obey God has led a family of six to serve in Papua Indonesia for the next three and a half years. Ben and Amy Eadie will leave for Papua, which is Indonesia's poorest province, on Nov.