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In the Community

The large telescope and other gargantuan projects

Next Friday, Nov. 18, the Royal Astronomical Society (RASC) presents Adventures in Telescope Design at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre with long time RASC Vancouver member Craig Breckenridge.

Help the less fortunate by building a gingerbread house

The Angel Tree Project supports those who are in financial or emotional crisis on the Coast and you can help them by building a gingerbread house this November.

Sechelt church celebrates milestone sale

St. Hilda's Anglican Church is hosting its 75th anniversary craft sale this Sunday, Nov. 13, between 1 and 4 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

Paints from plants lecture

There will be a talk of interest to gardeners, naturalists and artists alike on Wednesday, Nov. 9, as Marianne Webb presents Paints from Plants at the Botanical Garden's Sparling Pavilion in Sechelt at 7 p.m.

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.