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B.C. Achievement Awards

BC Achievement Foundation: Nominate a local hero in your community - Community Award nominations are open until January 31st.
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The Community Award celebrates the outstanding contributions of British Columbians who raise the quality and character of their communities. 

Wednesday Social cancelled

Due to the inclement weather, which has me stranded on the mainland, this week's Wednesday Social is cancelled. We will resume on January 22nd. Stay warm!

Jan 12 ferries cancelled

Al phoned and asked me to post that ferry trips are cancelled until further notice.

Fridge and Stove

Black Kenmore Fridge: good shape, works fine. Best offer

Black Frigidaire stove: good shape, oven does not work. Best offer

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LCA projects

Community Hall Projects: Request for Proposals
The LCA executive has identified a few projects that we want to proceed with as soon as possible. The following items are offered as paid work, unless someone comes forward to volunteer for any of them.

Roots Roundup Saturday August

Event Date: 
Aug 15 2020 - 6:00pm - Aug 16 2020 - 11:59pm

Roots Roundup returns for another fun filled night of roots, rock, and reggae. 

Rockshow! XIV

Event Date: 
Jul 17 2020 - 12:00pm - Jul 19 2020 - 12:00pm

Rockshow! XIV advance notice

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Lasqueti Day Parade and Silly Boat Race

Event Date: 
Aug 29 2020 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Early notice of this year's Lasqueti Day Parade and Silly Boat Race, Saturday August 29th. It's never too early to start planning your last minute parade float or silly boat build....

Bus service on Vancouver Island

Here are options for getting up and down Vancouver Island, especially our mid-island area.

 

Nanimo Transit      https://bctransit.com/nanaimo/schedules-and-maps

Runs buses between Qualicum & Parksville and Nanaimo airport near Cassidy.  Cash fare is $2.50; day pass is $5

 

more details of the meeting with MLA Sheila Malcolmson

Here are a few more details of the meeting that Peter Johnston and I had with MLA Sheila Malcolmson, currently the Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Environment George Heyman.  One of her key files is marine debris, and it is an issue which she truly wants to take action on.