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Disabled man helps those in need

Although 22-year-old Jordan McCourt is confined to a wheelchair, suffers from seizures and cerebral palsy and has a hole in his heart, he is working to help those less fortunate. "It makes me happy to help.

Students food fun has community benefits

A joining of the Botanical Garden Society and Chatelech Secondary School Foods classes has resulted in a multitude of positive experiences for students and the community at large.

Kiel Strang - a scholarly success story

Editor's note: This is the sixth in a series of stories about people who were raised on the Sunshine Coast who are making a successful mark in the world of their chosen vocations.

Trends evolve at major quilt show

A display of nearly 200 quilts filled the arena at Gibsons and Area Com-munity Centre last weekend in a biennial show hosted by the SC Quilters' Guild.

Metcalfe received service award

The Rotary Club of Sechelt is honoured to give this year's Service Above Self Award to Kay Metcalfe.

Join in for a garden day

The Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre in Halfmoon Bay is inviting the community to join them for a Garden Day and Open House this Saturday, July 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Join the club in Gibsons

Summertime and the reading is easy! Gibsons and District Public Library Summer Reading Club is back. This summer, take reading as your constant companion and portable pal: take a book to the beach, take a book on your commute, take a book to bed.

Hosts still needed for women's exchange

Canada World Youth (CWY) is currently recruiting families and individuals interested in hosting two young women, one from South Africa and one from Canada, who will be taking part in an international cross-cultural exchange on the Sunshine Coast for

Inspirational educator chosen for new award

Debbie Amaral is the inaugural recipient of the Frances Fleming Award for inspirational achievement. Amaral, by all accounts an amazing person and educator, was honoured last week by the school board.

Fiddlehead Farmer's Market joins Sunday Market

Locally grown organic produce is coming to Gibsons Landing. The Fiddlehead Farmers' Market is joining forces with the Gibsons Landing Sunday Market beginning this Sunday, July 3. Both groups are very excited to see the markets come together.