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Lions Club lends their roar

President Al Hailey and the members of the Sunshine Coast Lions Club are the first to lend their support to the Imagination Library, an effort that sees books sent to all registered children from birth to age five.

New food bank serves Coast's four-legged friends

Coast pets facing thin meals as their owners struggle to pay bills and keep food on the table have a new guardian angel: pet food bank creator Bronwen Jorel.

Get set to fill some empty bowls

Empty Bowls 2010, a benefit for the Sunshine Coast Food Bank, takes place on Saturday, Oct. 16, in the Roberts Creek Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The impact of technology on children

Each October, Sunshine Coast Community Services Society's Child Care Resource and Referral Program (CCRR) hosts Exploration and Discovery, a one-day event for childcare providers, parents, early childhood education professionals and community members

Takahashi lives on through his work

When Willie Takahashi died Aug. 30 at age 81, he left a legacy few of us will ever be able to match. Bonsai master, his wonderful plants exist all over the Sunshine Coast.

Totem celebrated in Egmont

Much of Egmont's population, visitors from the surrounding area and many First Nations people turned out to the Egmont Heritage Centre last Saturday (Sept. 25) for a rare opportunity to see a totem raising.

Gibsons Fall Fair fast approaching

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and that means it is time for the 10th annual Gibsons Fall Fair, Oct. 9 and 10 at Quality Farm and Garden on Pratt Road in Gibsons.

Water Walk to raise funds for humanitarian trip

Seven Coast Grade 11 students will hoist two heavy buckets of water each and lead community members on a two-kilometre "Water Walk" through Roberts Creek on Saturday to raise money for a humanitarian trip to Senegal next March.

Bill Good to give address

Bill Good is a media maven. He's been informing B.C. audiences over the airwaves since 1965. On Oct.

Youth win big at sunflower contest

Smiles were everywhere at the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden, last Saturday (Sept. 18) where six-year-old Niamh Persson captured the big money and most ribbons in the Elphinstone Electors' Community Association second annual Sunflower Contest.